Philadelphia

Yesterday
An influx of millennials is driving population and housing growth in the Center City neighborhood.
Philadelphia Inquirer - Philly.com
February 13, 2019, 9am PST
In Philadelphia, letting pedestrians cross at more places helps challenge the norms that privilege cars.
The Inquirer / Philly.com
February 8, 2019, 10am PST
Pennsylvania-based prosecutors and the Department of Justice in Washington are mounting a legal challenge to a proposed supervised injection site in the works in Philadelphia.
WHYY
January 20, 2019, 11am PST
The city of Philadelphia provides a case study of the so-called "Latino Homeless Paradox." There are many more low-income and homeless Latinos than reflected in the numbers of those using supportive services in the city.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
January 17, 2019, 2pm PST
An investigation into Philadelphia's street cleaning program reveals a parking ticket program that doesn't benefit the city as much as it benefits the Philadelphia Parking Authority.
WHYY
January 10, 2019, 6am PST
The first building in Philadelphia to surpass 1,000 feet is now the tenth tallest building in the country. Here's what local media is writing about the Comcast Technology Center.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
January 9, 2019, 1pm PST
Minneapolis is setting a bold example by ending single-family zoning, but chances are a similar change won’t be coming to Philadelphia.
PlanPhilly
January 8, 2019, 1pm PST
Philadelphia looked at how interventions can change recycling and littering behavior.
Apolitical
January 1, 2019, 5am PST
The HERE app provides new ways to access information about the local arts and architecture scene.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
December 31, 2018, 1pm PST
City records reveal the growing trend of demolitions across the city of Philadelphia.
PlanPhilly
December 30, 2018, 9am PST
The kiosks in downtown Philadelphia are part of an effort to deploy smart-cities technology.
Smart Cities Dive
December 2, 2018, 11am PST
The city didn’t have tall buildings until the 1980s. Then its skyline took off.
The Inquirer / Philly.com
November 15, 2018, 8am PST
Voters approved a $181 million municipal bond to fund public works investments around the city.
PlanPhilly
November 10, 2018, 7am PST
A development project in Philadelphia is raising funds through a combination of Opportunity Zones benefits, federal tax credits, and crowdfunding.
Next City
November 9, 2018, 11am PST
Bike share riders in Philadelphia will have the option of trying something a little zippier.
PlanPhilly
November 4, 2018, 11am PST
The rapidly gentrifying neighborhood of Point Breeze could get a new zoning map if recently proposed legislation is approved.
PlanPhilly
November 1, 2018, 5am PDT
A visit to the park highlights the creative reuse and design that is transforming an old railway into a vibrant public space.
The Washington Post
October 15, 2018, 6am PDT
More landlords are refusing Section 8 vouchers for housing, neither willing to deal with the federal bureaucracy nor to risk missing out on the peak windfall of an expansive rental market.
The New York Times
October 15, 2018, 5am PDT
Getting serious about mobility and traffic safety in the City of Brotherly Love.
Smart Cities Dive
October 11, 2018, 1pm PDT
The city of Philadelphia released a document detailing its intentions around housing and related policies. The plan, which has been described as "ambitious," places a focus on equity.
PlanPhilly