2nd Police District

Open Issues: 3 Closed Issues: 10 Acknowledged Issues: 0

This watch area is set up by the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia to report traffic accidents or instances of road rage and harassment.

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  • Summerdale Ave. Ave Philadelphia, PA 19124 - Summerdale

    Summerdale Ave. from Roosevelt Blvd. to Oxford Ave has many pot holes that have been filled many times. The street is a hazard to drive & a accident waiting to happen by drivers trying to miss the pot holes. Many streets in the area of Oxford Circle have been repaved & they where not no were near as bad as Summerdale Ave.

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  • Intersection At 1500 Hartel And 7700 Dorcas Street Philadelphia, PA - Fox Chase

    We have a lot of children as well as special needs children on our block and myself and neighbors are concerned that one of these drivers will hit a child. Please help....

    I have placed a ticket with the Streets Department and was denied a stop sign due to there investigation.

    Tell me how you due an evaluation of the intersection while parked in your City jeep half way across the walkway and stop sign. Of course the behavior of drivers will change once they see the City Jeep. Well, atleast for most drivers. I have been denied by Patrice Nuble: Please see the reason why in her email below.

    From: Patrice.Nuble <Patrice.Nuble@phila.gov>
    Cc: Patrice.Nuble <Patrice.Nuble@phila.gov>
    Sent: Tue, Jun 7, 2011 1:05 pm
    Subject: Fw: SR #142576, 142860, 202146 & - Dorcas Street & Hartel Avenue

    Mr. Labrusciano:

    Please see below message that was sent to you on May 11, 2011.

    Regards,
    Patrice L. Nuble
    Traffic District Engineer
    Department of Streets
    City of Philadelphia

    Patrice Nuble/STREETS/Phila
    05/11/2011 09:25 AM

    cc Patrice Nuble/STREETS/Phila@Phila
    Subject SR #142576, 142860 & 202146 - Dorcas Street & Hartel Avenue

    Dear Mr. Labrusciano:

    This email is in response to your request for an all-way stop installation and/or speed humps at the intersection of Dorcas Street and Hartel Avenue.

    The Pennsylvania Vehicle Code requires that all-way stop and speed controls are warranted by an engineering study and the Streets Department is legally obligated to comply with the Vehicle Code and related PennDOT regulations. The study evaluates conditions at the intersection, such as Police accident records, traffic volumes, speed and sight.

    Our study of this location concluded that the conditions at this intersection do not satisfy the warrants required by the Commonwealth for the installation of all-way stop controls or speed hump.

    Thank you for bringing this matter to our attention and for your interest in traffic safety.

    Patrice L. Nuble
    Traffic District Engineer
    Department of Streets
    City of Philadelphia

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  • 1001 Cottman Ave. Philadelphia, PA - Fox Chase

    Chuck's Alibi has no respect for there neighbors. There so called valet parking is for a very small parking lot so the valet people park all there patron's cars in the surrounding neighborhood in front of people's houses. Such as on 7300 and 7400 Rising Sun Ave., 7300 Palmetto St. and all over Bleigh St. The patron's also park in front of our house and are very rude when asked to move. They also fill up the lot's of Dunkin Dount's, Wendy's and Custurds Last stand. They are supposed to be towed if parking in these lot's but it is never enforced. The Patron's are loud, rude, and hang out in front of our houses. I saw an accident almost happen right in front of the Alibi because patron's were in the street and patron's were making illegal UTURNS on Oxford Ave. Please notify Chuck's Alibi that this is a residential neighborhood and something needs to be done to respect the neighbor's that live around the restaurant.

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  • 1314 Shelmire Street Philadelphia, PA - Fox Chase

    The neighbor is building a cement "wall" around the property. Dried cement all over the sidewalks, very unsafe to walk on. The lawn is littered with debris.

    At one time they had 2 small dogs kept in garage with doors closed in this heat while this construction is going on.. One dog "ran away" and the other is still there as of 6/14/12. That's when I last saw the little dog. My opinion is the first dog died and maybe this other little guy is dead too. I cannot be sure. The workers there don't speak English and I don't see the owner often, he does'nt speak good English either. Communication is difficult.

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  • 7517 Oxford Avenue Philadelphia, PA - Fox Chase

    7517 Oxford Avenue is home to Oxford Beverage. Which is at the SE corner of Oxford Avenue and Watson Street. Telephone number is 215- 745-9944. Surface is tan stucco cement. Damage is to west wall facing Oxford Avenue. Tag = IDEO in black spray paint. Additional damage is to south (rear) wall above loading dock near ice machine. Tag = CRACK and (unintelligible) in black spray paint.

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  • 622 E Carver Street Philadelphia, PA - Summerdale

    My neighbor has a severe back-up in their outside drain. The sewage is backing up into my drain and also causes a stench. I recently had to pay to have my drain unclogged, and the contractor told me they have grease in their sewage puddle, and my drain cannot support both houses. I have asked on a few occasions for them to fix the issue. In addition, their drain pipe going up the house is broken and it is currently resting on my awning, which has the potential of causing an accident if it falls on someone below. It has been several months and I need help getting the neighbors to correct their issue, which is causing me problems and money.

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  • 1200 1/2 Fanshawe St Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA - Oxford Circle

    Street has not been plowed; any snowplow going down our street must be a mirage; we might have better luck waiting for he** to freeze over; we were fortunate to have some good neighbors help us

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  • 7517 Oxford Avenue Philadelphia, PA - Fox Chase

    7517 Oxford Avenue is home to Oxford Beverage which is on the SE corner of Oxford Avenue and Watson Street. Telephone number is 215- 745-9944. Surface is tan stucco cement. Damage is to west wall facing Oxford Avenue. Tag = IDEO in black spray paint. Additional damage is to upper portion of south (rear) wall above loading dock door near ice machine. Tag = CRACK and (unintelligible) in black spray paint.

    This is my second request for action. I first reported the issue on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 and the issue has yet to be resolved.

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  • 521 Levick Street Philadelphia, PA - Summerdale

    Water is running out of the pipe on the curb and rolling downstream continuously which is causing major ice build-up at the curb of my garage. Due to the inclement weather and the structure of houses (all street parking with the exception of two garage parking) the water is rising in front of these garages cause ice to build up.

    This is dangerous for the pedestrians and makes it difficult to enter into garage safely. Contacted water department and L&I however, the water continues to run affecting primarily my neighbor and myself.

    HELP!!!!!

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  • 5745 N.Th 7th Street Philadelphia, PA 19120, USA - Summerdale

    This car been parked and abanded in front of door for over 3weeks...its a a broken wind shield.and busted tail light on driver side banged up looks like it was in car accident. Its kinda light blue, 4 door grand marquis LS....Mecury, license plate # GKJ-7341.. Parking is very limited on my block' please come remove this piece of junk....Thank you 5745 North 7th street,Philadelphia,PA 19120,USA

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  • 6921 Rising Sun Avenue Philadelphia, PA - Summerdale

    Damaged property is Ed' Auto Repair at 6921 Rising Sun Avenue on the SE corner of Tyson and Rising Sun Avenue. Telephone = 215-742-3676. Damaged surface is north front wall on each side of a garage door. Surface is bare cement. Damage is black spray paint. Tags = SPACE. Surface will need to be power-washed.

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  • 1200 1/2 Fanshawe St Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA - Oxford Circle

    Street has not been plowed, I won't hold my bread waiting to see a mirage or would that be a snowplow

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