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Navy Yard Hosts 2nd Smart and Sustainable Mobility Showcase

The event featured Québec and City of Philadelphia’s Advanced Green Technologies and Job-Creating Solutions For the second year in a row the Québec government office in New York, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), and the City of Philadelphia, partnered on the second Smart and Sustainable Mobility Showcase on May 13. This year, the event was

Feedback Requested: Take the AV Shuttle Survey

In February, we launched the region’s first autonomous vehicle (AV) shuttle at the Navy Yard. The arrival of the electric, zero-emissions shuttle comes after much planning, testing, and coordination between public and private organizations. The AV shuttle is another example of the Navy Yard’s commitment to long-term sustainability and resiliency by helping reduce the use

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

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

Navy Yard Workforce Program Receives $525,000 Federal Grant

Through the strong support of Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05), PIDC recently received a $525,000 grant for its innovative workforce program – the Navy Yard Skills Initiative (NYSI). Congresswoman Scanlon secured the Community Projects Funding commitment for NYSI in 2022 and PIDC recently completed the administrative grant process to access the funds. NYSI is a

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

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

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