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trash Trash and recycling is being picked up on a normal schedule.


Targeted Community Investment Grant application now open

We’re looking for community members, non-profit organizations, places of worship, and businesses that have ideas on how to make their communities safer places to live, work, and play.

As part of the Philadelphia Roadmap to Safer Communities, the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Violence Prevention seeks to fund community-based violence prevention programs and activities, under the Targeted Community Investment Grant Program, that will positively impact public safety and build a stronger sense of community in neighborhoods that are most vulnerable to gun violence.

Learn more and apply by October 31 at 5 p.m.

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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.