SEPTA’s Safety Protocols
SEPTA is working day and night to keep their riders and staff safe and healthy, whether they’re taking Regional Rail downtown or making their way around town on our subways, buses or trolleys.
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This CCD and CPDC monthly report on the Philadelphia economy and the vitality of Center City describes the transitional moment we are in as the logistical challenges of achieving sufficient vaccine supply and distribution are limiting the opportunities for economic recovery. However, the prospects for another federal relief package and expectations that, after initial stumbles, vaccine distribution will ramp up, point to a strong economic rebound by the end of 2021.
Center City District (CCD) is launching an advertising campaign across multiple media platforms to promote Philadelphia’s restaurants during the coldest winter months from January through March. The new campaign encourages the public to patronize restaurants through takeout orders, because not all restaurants have been able to install heated outdoor dining areas and the return to indoor dining will probably be gradual when it begins.
Dilworth Park remains a safe, outdoor destination for Philadelphians throughout the rest of the winter season. The Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink, the Rothman Orthopaedics Cabin and the Wintergarden on the Greenfield Lawn can be enjoyed through February 28, featuring a variety of free activities. Increased health and safety protocols, like mandatory mask wearing and social distancing, continue in accord with State, City and CDC guidelines.
Center City Philadelphia is the largest employment node in the nation’s eighth most populous metro area. While the pandemic seriously affected retail sales nationally in 2020, this sector has proved resilient in Philadelphia. Retailers have gradually reopened, relying on new safety protocols to sustain recovery. Many restaurants are providing protected and heated outdoor seating and relying on take-out through the cold winter months.
|Preparations Underway to Begin Head House Repairs at Dilworth Park||February 24, 2021||Dilworth park||No Attachment|
|Spring Happenings Begin to Bloom at Dilworth Park||February 23, 2021||Spring, Dilworth park, Dilworth park events||No Attachment|
|Ready for the Return of Customers||February 23, 2021||Retail, Restaurants||No Attachment|
|SEPTA’s Safety Protocols||February 18, 2021||Transportation||No Attachment|
|Skip the Dishes. Order Directly from Restaurants. Tip Generously.||January 5, 2021||Restaurants, Retail||No Attachment|
|Winter at Dilworth Park Continues Into the New Year||January 4, 2021||Dilworth park winter||No Attachment|
|Looking Beyond the Pandemic||December 17, 2020||News, Cpdc, Video, Cpdc meeting||No Attachment|
|Shop Center City Philadelphia’s unique retail districts this season-support local businesses||November 25, 2020||Retail||No Attachment|
|Dilworth Park Safety Protocols||November 19, 2020||Dilworth park, Winter||No Attachment|
|Deck the Hall Holiday Lights to Debut at Dilworth Park||November 19, 2020||Winter, Deck the hall holiday lights, Dilworth park||No Attachment|
|Winter Traditions Continue Safely at Dilworth Park||October 26, 2020||Dilworth park winter||No Attachment|
|Restaurant and Retail Recovery: Slow, Steady, but Fragile||October 5, 2020||Retail, Restaurants, Research||No Attachment|
|Growing Black- and Minority-Owned & All Businesses in Philadelphia Presentation||October 1, 2020||Cpdc, Research, Report||No Attachment|
|Celebrate a Safe Harvest Weekend presented by Maker’s Mark at Dilworth Park||September 29, 2020||Harvest weekend, Harvest weekend presented by maker's mark, Fall events, Fall 2020, Dilworth park, Dlworth park events||No Attachment|
|Shop Center City Saturday Safely Returns this September 26||September 18, 2020||Retail, Shop center city saturday, Shop center city, Shopping, Dining||No Attachment|
|More New Yorkers Moving to Philadelphia: Job Growth Plus Affordability Key Attractors||September 17, 2020||Center city, Philadelphia||No Attachment|
|A Colorful Art Installation Debuts This Evening in Sister Cities Park||September 11, 2020||Art installation, Sister cities park||No Attachment|
|Outdoor Programming Continues Safely in Center City District Parks||September 3, 2020||Dilworth park, Sister cities park, Events, Fall, Harvest weekend, Dilworth event, Sister cities event, Sister cities, Dilworth||No Attachment|
|Business Recovery Resources||September 2, 2020||News||No Attachment|
|Getting More Philadelphians Back to Work: Business Density and the Role of Black and Minority Owned Businesses||August 13, 2020||Business density report||No Attachment|