Philadelphia

Yesterday
The list of prohibitions for the use of public spaces grows—this time to the seemingly innocuous and park-perfect activity of sitting.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
4 days ago
In a welcome turnabout of the usual state of affairs, a Philadelphia construction site gives a lane of traffic to pedestrians to make up for the three blocks of sidewalk it's taking.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
January 8, 2017, 7am PST
Philadelphia suburbs are competing in the regional real estate market by adding thousands of apartments and other amenities traditionally found in more urban settings.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
December 31, 2016, 1pm PST
For a few tantalizing months it seemed like the state of Pennsylvania might have the funding to spare an expansion of the Keystone Opportunity Zones program.
Philadelphia
December 30, 2016, 6am PST
A new study of evictions in the city of Philadelphia reveals a problem that is more widespread than expected, while also affecting certain neighborhoods and racial groups more than others.
PlanPhilly
December 20, 2016, 8am PST
Researchers from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia find evidence of displacement in Philadelphia's gentrifying neighborhoods.
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
December 18, 2016, 9am PST
The city of Philadelphia has deployed high-tech sensors and a new statistical model in its ongoing fight against the blight and health problems that follow vacant and abandoned properties.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
December 12, 2016, 12pm PST
In PlanPhilly, a discussion on Jarrett Walker's brand of humanities-infused transit planning. The wonky stuff is all well and good, but in the end it's all about simple access and freedom of movement.
PlanPhilly
November 29, 2016, 5am PST
Philadelphia seeks $60 million bond issue to preserve existing affordable homes and improve residents' health. City seeks to offer city loan guarantee to embolden lenders to extend credit to homeowners with lower credit scores.
The Citizen
November 28, 2016, 6am PST
With the construction of a new community center and housing, Philadelphia's Chinatown sees a more secure future for the historic neighborhood
PhillyMag
November 19, 2016, 1pm PST
The city of Philadelphia's "most notorious unfinished infrastructure project" is now complete. What will the rebuilt 41st Street Bridge mean for the neighborhoods on either side?
The Philadelphia Inquirer
November 14, 2016, 5am PST
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority (SEPTA) are expecting to roll out the final components of the new SEPTA Key system, allowing all riders to pay the fare with something other than tokens.
PlanPhilly
November 9, 2016, 1pm PST
Neighborhood revitalization will focus on parks and libraries under a new program in Philadelphia.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
November 8, 2016, 7am PST
With Pennsylvania a battleground state and Philadelphia a Democratic stronghold, ensuring that transit-dependent voters get to the polls was a given, but a transit strike beginning Nov. 1 threatened to derail access. The strike was settled Monday.
USA Today
November 4, 2016, 6am PDT
Despite a turbulent year for the university, Temple presses ahead with plans for a new football stadium in a dense residential area.
The Philadelphia Enquirer
November 3, 2016, 2pm PDT
Hundreds of thousand of bus, trolley and subway riders (and potential voters) in Philadelphia have been left to find alternative means of transportation since Nov. 1 due to a strike by the local Transport Workers Union who work for SEPTA.
The Washington Post
November 1, 2016, 10am PDT
A proposal to add billboard advertisements to a pair of city-owned buildings come at a time when residents, and the federal government, are already concerned about the proliferation of billboards in the city.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
October 13, 2016, 1pm PDT
Heretofore preservationists in the City of Brotherly Love have been focused on finding new uses for vacant, historic buildings, but the city's economic resurgence now threatens five, occupied low-rise buildings city's in vibrant Jewelers Row.
The New York Times - Real Estate
October 5, 2016, 2pm PDT
About a fifth of a recent round of Pennsylvania's Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) awards went to projects in Philadelphia, including the Reading Viaduct rail park project.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
October 4, 2016, 10am PDT
Recent suggestions from Philadelphia's City Council threaten the city's rebound and could turn swaths of Philadelphia into suburbia, argues Inga Saffron in a recent opinion piece.
The Philadelphia Enquirer