New Newsletter: Green Jobs Philly

Posted by on September 22, 2008

Mailed TWICE MONTHLY to 3,067 Philadelphia environmentalists, green businesses, organizers and job-seekers.  Web version (w/photos) at

Below is just the first part…

RAIL CAR FACTORY in South Philadelphia will be built by Hyundai Rotem, a South Korean company currently employing 3,800.  They’re rolling stock manufacturer for Hong Kong, New Delhi, Rail Canada.  Eighty years ago Philadelphia trolleys were so prominent that there was little need of bus or automobile.  Maps of Philadelphia’s former street railway system:

Philadelphia, once known as the “Workshop of the World”, is capable of restoring manufacturing to provide useful green goods with little or no pollution:

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