Our last APCON Blog post focused on an overview of ADA compliance for parking lots. Now, to continue this topic, we look into a few benefits of taking the steps to make your parking lot ADA compliant.
It’s been one year since a 5.8 magnitude earthquake centered in Virginia struck the East Coast. But if you were involved in it, you probably remember where you were and what you were doing at the time as though it were yesterday.
As we always say here at APCON, your driveway and parking lot represent an important first impression of your business. And a not-so-subtle one at that.
Just this morning, the third major water main break in the last week and a half occurred in Philadelphia, this time soaking an intersection in North Philadelphia. Previously there was a water main break on July 22nd in South Philadelphia, as well as one on July 29th in Northeast Philadelphia.
Check out this example of porous paving in action, courtesy of Hudson Valley’s Your News Now.
In our last blog post, we talked about Philadelphia’s “Green 2015” program and how the City of Philadelphia aims to remove unused pavement in the City and install green areas instead.
As you may have heard in the news recently, the City of Philadelphia is embarking on an ambitious plan called “Green 2015,” which has the goal of adding 500 more acres of green space to the city’s footprint within the next three years. And no, this does not mean that the City will be going on an old-fashioned conquest to plunder land from neighboring towns by conquest like a Medieval land battle. Instead, it’s addition by subtraction.