Philadelphia

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
October 4, 2018, 6am PDT
With buses crawling along through downtown Philadelphia, the city has plans to step up law enforcement to help them move faster.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
October 3, 2018, 8am PDT
And perhaps regrets it.
philly.com
October 3, 2018, 5am PDT
Philadelphia is sweetening the deal in a proposal that would offer developers density bonuses if they send money to the city's Housing Trust Fund.
PlanPhilly
September 30, 2018, 11am PDT
Efforts across the country show that these projects have the added benefit of improving community safety.
Urban Institute
September 29, 2018, 7am PDT
One of Philadelphia's most potent code enforcement tools is back in effect after the state Supreme Court overturned a previous ruling by a lower court.
PlanPhilly
September 7, 2018, 8am PDT
Philadelphia officials are calling a new housing plan the city's first comprehensive citywide housing strategy.
PlanPhilly
August 22, 2018, 2pm PDT
As the city continues to make little progress on planned bike lanes, cyclists are turning to the courts for relief.
PlanPhilly
August 14, 2018, 11am PDT
It's been radio silence from Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney since the City Council approved a dedicated stream of funding for affordable housing.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
August 10, 2018, 6am PDT
Some cities treat skateboarders like a plague, and that's a planning faux pas, according to this article.
Greater Greater Washington
July 29, 2018, 7am PDT
The city of Philadelphia shows that not all affordability crises are created with the same mix of supply and demand.
PlanPhilly
July 27, 2018, 7am PDT
Qualifying developments are eligible for a ten-year tax abatement in Philadelphia. These op-ed authors say the abatement doesn't work as anything other than a government payout.
The Philadelphia Inquirer