COVID-19 information: Philadelphia is in a modified, restricted green phase of reopening. For the latest information, visit Text COVIDPHL to 888-777 to receive updates to your phone.

Service updates

city City offices are temporarily closed to walk-in and counter services. To ask about in-person services by appointment, check with your department of interest.
offices COVID-19 Remote Work Guidance for City Employees. If you need to work from home, go to
transit SEPTA schedules are changing. Please visit for the latest alerts and schedules.
trash Recycling collection is suspended August 5-7. Trash is running on or close to schedule; recycling is significantly delayed. The Streets Department is working throughout the week and weekend to catch up with recycling collection. Residents should continue to expect delays with both trash and recycling. Visit for more information.


The City’s response to damage from tropical storm Isaias

The heavy rain and high winds of Tropical Storm Isaias caused flooding and power outages in the city. In this post you can find the latest information on the City’s response along with resources available to help as you recover from the severe storm.

Get the latest updates about the City’s response to damage from tropical storm Isaias.

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About the redesign

We’re in the process of creating a new website for Philadelphia from the ground up—with simple, mobile-friendly designs, more intuitive organization, and clear content.

Throughout the redesign process, we’ve been collaborating with people like you to inform the direction and usability of the site. Please continue to send us your thoughts:

  • Use the site’s feedback links to alert us to content errors and design feedback.

Where are we in the redesign process?

For the past few years, we’ve been working closely with content creators, City colleagues, and the public to rewrite service information and to design features that better meet your needs.



The homepage of became the official City homepage in 2018, and the content of and were merged.


We’re continuing to bring content onto this new platform. With your help we’ll continue to improve it.