“The Greenest City in America”
Mayor Michael A. Nutter on his vision for Philadelphia
“A 10% increase in tree canopy [can be] associated with a roughly 12% decrease in crime."Excerpt from Journal of Landscape and Urban Planning, 2012
An illustration of bike routes throughout the city.
The locations of Philadelphia bike racks.
During heavy rain storms, the stormwater management system is unable to process all of the stormwater runoff. As a result, contaminated water enters our water supply, and has detrimental effects on water quality.Information from Philadelphia Water Department