Pennsylvania

The case of the lead contaminated waters in Flint, Michigan has renewed a national discussion of lead poisoning in children across the United States.
3 days ago   Philadelphia Inquirer
How well do public spaces reflect the changing conceptions of "public good" in contemporary political discourse? The UPenn design community starts a challenging conversation.
Nov 5, 2015   PlanPhilly
As a symbol of a changing economy and a changing city, the rails-to-trails conversion of the Manayunk Bridge in Philadelphia bears close scrutiny.
Nov 3, 2015   Plan Philly
This week, voters in Philadelphia will decide on a ballot measure that could realign city government to create a new Department of Planning and Development.
Nov 2, 2015   PlanPhilly
A map of Pittsburgh's food deserts illustrates a nationwide problem with food insecurity.
Oct 26, 2015   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
SEPTA has approved funding for $18.3 million in energy-efficient upgrades to the regional transit network.
Oct 24, 2015   Philadelphia Inquirer
Haddon Township, a suburb of Philadelphia located in New Jersey, might have been so relieved to finally close a deal on a long-disputed redevelopment project that it neglected the immense potential of the opportunity.
Oct 21, 2015   The Philadelphia Inquirer
A growing coalition of education and transit advocates are calling for a program that would allow Philadelphia-area college students to access transit for free with their student IDs.
Oct 21, 2015   The Philadelphia Citizen
Young historic-preservation minded Philadelphians are organized and ready to protect the history of their city.
Oct 21, 2015   PlanPhilly
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Planetizen Managing Editor James Brasuell recently gave the Pitkin Lecture at the Pennsylvania state chapter of the American Planning Association's annual conference. An adapted and excerpted version of that lecture follows. Exclusive
Oct 20, 2015  By James Brasuell
A new bridge across the Alleghany River will connect Oakmant and Harmar. Another bridge located in nearby Pittsburgh, made infamous by John Oliver, closed earlier this week.
Oct 20, 2015   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette