New Zoning Code signed into law on December 22, 2011.
Fairmount Park and Recreation Departments merged to create unified system. New fair and open governance rules put in place.
Since 2008, 100,000 trees have been planted.
Strong City RFP created with community engagement, but economic downturn stalled ability of city to attract vendor.
Green Cities Clean Waters $2 billion investment in green stormwater infrastructure should reduce flooding signficantly.
City has retrofitted its diesel fleet and reduced the size of the City fleet by 542 cars.
Trails and linear parks created and expanded along both Schuylkill and Delaware rivers. Master Plan for the Central Delaware adopted by the Planning Commission in October 2011.
City purchases and generates 15% of electricity from alternative energy sources.
There are 6,096 lots that are being maintained and almost 3000 have been cleaned and greened since 2008.
Residential recycling rate reached record high of 20% in 2011 from 6% in 2007 with every Philadelphia district diverting more than 14% in 2013.
Philadelphia Land bank established to speed disposition of vacant land on January 11, 2014.
City Council unanimously passed Complete Streets legislation on Dec 6, 2012.
Bill to recycle construction waste introduced. Private market is encouraging developers to recycle construction waste.
City Council unanimously passed legislation on June 21, 2012, to mandate energy benchmarking and disclosure in large commercial buildings.
100 new markets, gardens and farms added. Regulations for farmers markets simplified.