Navy Yard Blog

AV Shuttle

February 23, 2024

Navy Yard AV Shuttle to Begin Operations February 27

Be the first to experience this exciting and emerging technology being piloted at the Navy Yard with the official start of the Navy Yard autonomous vehicle (AV) shuttle service. Beginning at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 27, the Navy Yard AV Shuttle will begin taking passengers around the Navy Yard campus. Navy Yard AV Shuttle

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Amenities

February 21, 2024

Newsletter Archive

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AV Shuttle

December 20, 2023

Pennsylvania’s First Autonomous Shuttle to Begin Service in the Philadelphia Navy Yard

Pennsylvania’s first autonomous vehicle (AV) shuttle has officially arrived at the Philadelphia Navy Yard and is ready to begin operations starting in early January 2024. The arrival of the electric, zero-emissions shuttle comes after much planning, testing, and coordination between public and private organizations. The project was announced in February 2022 when PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private

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Energy

November 16, 2023

Navy Yard Kicks Off Bus Electrification and Campus-Wide EV Study

In July 2023, PIDC released a public RFP to select an experienced team to conduct a Bus Electrification and Campus-Wide EV Study and develop an implementation plan at the Navy Yard. We are happy to announce that we selected Virginkar & Associates, Inc. (VAI) consultant team to conduct a study on improving the Navy Yard’s

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Community

April 21, 2023

The Navy Yard – Building through Sustainability & Resiliency

What has made the Navy Yard the coolest and most successful commercial redevelopments of an old military instillation are the continued commitments to sustainability & resiliency. This has been the mission since PIDC began redevelopment nearly 20 years ago and will remain true through future redevelopment plans. The Navy Yard is dedicated to providing a

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Cool Jobs

April 14, 2023

NSWCPD Co-Hosts 18th Annual Greater Philadelphia SeaPerch Challenge with Temple University

The following is courtesy of the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division. You can access the original article here. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division co-hosted the 18th annual Greater Philadelphia SeaPerch Challenge with Temple University’s College of Science and Technology at The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Center on March 24, 2023. SeaPerch

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Community

April 5, 2023

Navy Yard Showcased during Planning Conference in Philadelphia

The Navy Yard was a must-see stop as planners from around the country gathered in Philadelphia for the American Planning Association’s National Planning Conference 2023 (NPC23) March 31-April 4 – with a focus on how the planning community can lead the way to develop solutions to today’s most pressing problems. They Navy Yard hosted several

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Amenities

December 27, 2022

Navy Yard to be a Pick-up Location for a Community Supported Agriculture Program in 2023

We are excited to announce the Navy Yard will be a new pick-up location this upcoming spring for a Philadelphia-based community supported agriculture (CSA) program called FarmerJawn. What is a CSA? CSAs help local farmers prepare for the season ahead and with your share dollars, they can buy seeds, supplies, plan labor, and purchase equipment

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AV Shuttle

December 15, 2022

Pennsylvania’s First Autonomous Shuttle Coming to the Philadelphia Navy Yard in December

PRESS RELEASE Pennsylvania’s first autonomous vehicle (AV) shuttle is coming to Philadelphia this December. This comes off the heels of Governor Tom Wolf signing HB 2398, an AV bill which allows for the testing and full commercial deployment of AVs on Pennsylvania roads, into law November 3. Beginning in December, the zero-emissions shuttle pilot will

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Energy

November 30, 2022

PIDC Receives Sustainability Award for Work at the Navy Yard

PIDC received the Industry Innovation/Corporate Sustainability Award, which honors environmental excellence, leadership, and accomplishment, from the Pennsylvania Environmental Council for more than twenty years of leadership in redeveloping a former military shipyard into a mixed-use campus with a focus on sustainable development. Kate McNamara, PIDC’s Senior Vice President at the Navy Yard, accepted the award

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Community

October 11, 2022

The Navy Yard Welcomes Delegation of Leaders from India Focusing on Biomedical Entrepreneurship, Technology, and Innovation

A delegation of biomedical leaders from India visited the Navy Yard on October 7 as part of a larger visit to understand biomedical entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation in the Philadelphia region. During the visit, Navy Yard leadership briefed the group on the growing life sciences ecosystem, sustainability efforts, and future development plans at the Navy

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Community

October 7, 2022

Navy Yard Supports Diversity in Business Development through MED Week Workshop

The Navy Yard hosted to members of the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) community for a Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week workshop on October 7. The workshop at the Navy Yard was part of more than 40 other events in the region during the 38th annual Philadelphia MED Week, which was organized by the City’s Department

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Development Updates

July 21, 2022

Infrastructure Project to Bring Added Trees to Navy Yard

With more than $40 million in infrastructure projects and approximately $500 million in new development for 2022, the recently released Navy Yard Plan is off to a fast start. In addition to new buildings and a rebuilt Broad Street, these projects will also bring new trees and greenery throughout the campus and thoughtful public amenities

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Development Updates

June 28, 2022

2022 Navy Yard Plan Unveiled

Media contacts:Jennifer Tran, PIDC, 215-218-2854Robbie Tarpley Raffish, a.s.a.p.r., 410-430-9705 Press Kit with Renderings Available at https://bit.ly/navyyardplanpressCREDIT: Renderings by James Corner Field Operations, courtesy of PIDC and Ensemble/Mosaic 2022 Navy Yard Plan Unveiled, Focused on Job Creation, Equitable Growth, & Increased Accessibility PIDC and Ensemble/Mosaic today unveiled the 2022 Navy Yard Plan, a transformative roadmap for equitable

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Amenities

February 24, 2022

Pennsylvania’s First Automated Shuttle Coming to the Philadelphia Navy Yard

Pennsylvania’s first automated vehicle (AV) shuttle is coming to Philadelphia this summer. The zero-emissions shuttle will provide visitors and employees with transportation services within the Philadelphia Navy Yard and to SEPTA’s NRG Station located at Broad Street and Pattison Avenue.  The project took a step forward this week when PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation,

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