Pennsylvania

Community land trusts are facing an uphill battle as waves of gentrification reach new neighborhoods around Pittsburgh.
2 days ago   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The neighborhood of Homewood in Pittsburgh, PA is poised is poised for new investment but is still far from a gentrification tipping point. A proposed "cluster plan" walks a fine line for the neighborhood's future.
Dec 1, 2015   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Updates to Philadelphia’s zoning code are designed to "clean-up" the code, adopted in 2011.
Nov 30, 2015   Plan Philly
A string of fatalities has residents and commuters alike ready to explore new options, such as a complete streets plan, to improve the safety of the neighborhood's streets.
Nov 30, 2015   Pittsburg Post-Gazette
With some extra cash on hand (rare, isn't it?) the Delaware River Port Authority will offer a discount for drivers that cross authority bridges 18 times a month. But what about transit riders?
Nov 22, 2015   philly.com
Nielsen Scarborough released new market data this week that revealed the cities with the highest percentage of single women who live along with at least one cat.
Nov 20, 2015   The Seattle Times
One of the country's most beautiful cities could get a dramatic new development project, calling on the design talents of Bjarke Ingels Group.
Nov 19, 2015   designboom
Cities and neighborhoods looking to locate and support breweries and brew pubs should look to Philadelphia as an example of a beer-friendly regulatory environment.
Nov 18, 2015   Philadelphia Inquirer
In advance of what may be a wider program, Philadelphia's alleys have been ranked for their aesthetic quality. Those in the "average" range are most suitable for retrofits.
Nov 17, 2015   The Architect's Newspaper
A once-neglected park is at the center of efforts to breathe new life into Germantown's business district.
Nov 16, 2015   philly.com
Faced with more than 4,000 structurally deficient bridges, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has an innovative repair plan.
Nov 15, 2015   Pittsburg Post-Gazette