Programs and services relating to street use, maintenance, safety, and lighting for pedestrians and drivers. Report a problem on a city street, sidewalk, or alley How to report issues like abandoned vehicles, potholes, graffiti, and broken street or traffic lights. Street closures Learn how to close a street for a block party, street event, or construction work. Pavement markings How to request line striping and other street markings. Suggest a location for an Indego bike station How to suggest a location for a new Indego bike station or offer to host a station at an organization or business. Parklets, plazas, and bike corrals Learn how to apply to install a parklet, plaza, or bike corral. Outdoor dining Learn how to get the licenses and approvals you need to offer outdoor dining in the public right-of-way. Request to change the City Plan How to request a change to the street system in the Philadelphia City Plan. Request a crossing guard for an intersection near your school Instructions on getting a crossing guard assigned to a corner near your school. Request a traffic calming and safety study You can request a traffic calming and safety study through the Department of Streets. Submit a plumber backfill notification Plumbers must notify the Department of Streets once they complete backfill work on City roadways.