Posts tagged with "Philadelphia"
March 28, 2013
C40 city Philadelphia is adding to its growing reputation as a leader in urban sustainability, with plans to create a more energy efficient building stock well underway. The city recently passed legislation requiring large commercial buildings to benchmark and report energy and water usage data to the Office of Sustainability, which will then in turn share this information with the public.
March 14, 2013
This week, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced the winners of the Mayors Challenge, a contest launched last June to award $9 million to five US cities that come up with innovative ideas for solving major problems and improving quality of life. Out of a pool of more than 300 competitors, three C40 cities — Chicago, Houston, and Philadelphia — took home $1 million each to put their ideas into action.
September 20, 2012
On Friday, September 21, citizens around the world will celebrate Park(ing) Day. What is Park(ing) Day, you might ask? Park(ing) Day calls for participants to create temporary public parks by transforming metered parking spaces for cars and other vehicles.
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