South Side Open Community Meetings for East Carson Business District Strategy

The purpose of these meetings is to report on the East Carson Street study’s key findings and to set up voluntary community task forces to develop work plans for initiatives to be taken in our business district.  Again, everyone is invited, including business owners, residents, property owners, students, public officials, patrons, and anyone else who wants to attend to offer ideas and make a commitment to work together for the benefit of the South Side.

Route 837 East Carson Street Safety Improvements Project Highlights

PennDOT shared details of the East Carson Street Project at a Public Information Meeting on March 18, 2018. They highlighted three reasons driving the project:

  1. Improve safety throughout the corridor.

  2. Improve multimodal mobility.

  3. Reduce congestion.

For all of the details, please take a look at the meeting display boards here.

Stayed tuned to Chamber Talk and chamber email blasts for updates.

Route 837 East Carson Street Safety Improvements Project

PennDOT has announced a safety improvement project for East Carson Street. More than $20 million in safety improvements are coming to the South Side., The state has classified as the region's most dangerous roadway for pedestrians. The chamber has included a PennDOT video highlighting project details.

New parking rules enforcement starts on Friday April 14th!

The city has extended parking meter enforcement until midnight on Fridays and Saturdays in our South Side bar and restaurant district. Enforcement of the $1.50 per hour fee between 6 PM and 12 PM begins this Friday April 14th.

There's no hourly limit on the meters during this time.

If you need posters or handouts for your customers to remind them of these changes, please check out the "Vault" for downloads. You can link to the Vault from the footer on each page of this site.

Happy Easter weekend!