Pennsylvania

3 days ago
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
4 days ago
With the construction of a new community center and housing, Philadelphia's Chinatown sees a more secure future for the historic neighborhood
PhillyMag
November 20, 2016, 9am PST
The Philadelphia Planning Commission voted to recommend several changes to the zoning code, including changes to allow for the selling and growing of medicinal marijuana.
PlanPhilly.com
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 18, 2016, 1pm PST
Methane wells are the dirty little secret of greenhouse gas emissions. A new study says they're a bigger problem than previously recognized in the state of Pennsylvania.
State Impact
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 10, 2016, 9am PST
After years of decline, some Pittsburgh neighborhoods are beginning to see an uptick in popularity, so the city is seeking to protect the existence of affordable housing.
Next City
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 3, 2016, 5am PDT
It seems like pedestrian safety campaigns that focus on the errors and guilt of pedestrians miss the point. Shaming pedestrians will not keep them safe, but safer streets will.
Curbed
November 2, 2016, 1pm PDT
The rules are changing, Tom Murphy says, and cities need to change, too.
The Planning Report
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 29, 2016, 9am PDT
The product of a four-year community effort, Millvale's Ecodistrict Plan integrates placemaking and sustainability priorities for a town striving to make its Ecodistrict status part of its identity and culture, not just its infrastructure.
evolveEA.com
October 24, 2016, 11am PDT
Details are emerging about the how and where of a proposed a bus rapid transit (BRT) connection between Downtown Pittsburgh and Oakland.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
October 19, 2016, 9am PDT
The Department of Mobility and Infrastructure will be up and running by 2017.
PGH City Paper
October 16, 2016, 1pm PDT
The city of Pittsburgh launched a Buildingeye website to provide new access to the development and approval process in the city.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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 13, 2016, 11am PDT
The city of Pittsburgh could adopt a new set of standards for measuring development projects to focus on people, planet, place, and performance.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette