Philadelphia City Planning Commission

March 31, 2016, 1pm PDT
The Philadelphia City Planning Commission has been awarded the American Planning Association's 2016 "National Planning Excellence Award for a Planning Agency."
Planning Magazine
September 12, 2014, 10am PDT
Ashley Hahn reports on Philadelphia's "Community Sustainability Initiative," a data-driven process for evaluating public investments. Questions remain about how the new decision making framework will change planning operations in the city.
August 26, 2014, 1pm PDT
Geoff Kees Thompson digs into one component of this old city's proposed mayoral platform for Philadelphia: the need to organize the city's alphabet soup of planning agencies under one director and give the Planning Commission teeth.
This Old City
June 9, 2011, 1pm PDT

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission adopted the Citywide Vision portion of a new comprehensive plan - the first such venture in five decades.