Monitoring Philadelphia’s Economic Recovery

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As vaccination levels continue to increase, temperatures moderate and the Commonwealth and City allow the gradual return of workers to their offices, Philadelphia’s economic outlook is improving. Jobs, transit riders, pedestrian volumes and the number of occupied outdoor seats at cafes and streeteries in Center City have all increased since the start of the year. In the first week of April, more people walked on Center City’s sidewalks than in any week in 2020.

For graphics, charts and a narrative of trends, download- Monitoring Philadelphia’s Economic Recovery, April 2021.