University City District Blog

Dec 02, 2014 18 days ago

Help UCD Build a Healthier Community with PlayStreets

We are thrilled to announce that on Tuesday, December 2, University City received an IMPACT Award from GSK US. As a winner, we’ve been invited to participate in an additional GSK US #GivingTuesday challenge to answer the question, “How would you use $10,000 to build a healthier community?"

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Oct 28, 2014 53 days ago

Changes Coming to Leaf Clean-Up in University City: Make Sure Your Leaves Get Recycled this Fall

Fall is a beautiful time to live in University City. We are lucky to have a stunning canopy of trees, and watching the leaves turn helps announce the true arrival of autumn to the area. Of course, with changing leaves comes major clean-up duties this time of year, and we have recently learned of some changes to the City of Philadelphia's leaf recycling program. Please read below for important details on how to keep your leaves out of the landfill this year:

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Sep 29, 2014 2 months ago

Help Select Bike Share Locations in University City

Bike sharing is coming to Philadelphia. Beginning in the spring of 2015, Philadelphia will join cities such as DC, New York, Boston, and Chicago by offering bike sharing, which will allow users to check a bike from out from a station, take a quick trip, and return the bike to any other station in the system.

Because they are still in the planning stages, the Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities is seeking the public’s help in picking 60 station locations before the program launches next spring.

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