Philadelphia

April 15, 2019, 6am PDT
Set to begin construction this summer, the 65,000 square-foot Fusion Arena is set to be the nation's first built-from-scratch professional video gaming arena.
CityLab
April 13, 2019, 9am PDT
In the run-up to a municipal primary scheduled for May 21, Philadelphia's City Council has introduced a range of bills to address housing affordability and tenants' rights.
Next City
April 8, 2019, 6am PDT
Cordon pricing applied to Manhattan's Central Business District, approved by the state legislature on March 31 and signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on April 1, has the ability to be a game changer for other cities considering similar programs.
The New York Times
April 3, 2019, 12pm PDT
More social justice advocates in more cities are winning the argument that transit fare evasion punishments don't fit the crime.
PlanPhilly
March 29, 2019, 11am PDT
The list of challenges facing transit agencies like the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority is long. The list of feasible projects that can deliver solutions is much shorter.
philly.com
March 26, 2019, 8am PDT
Waterfront views and large parcels of vacant land should be a good urban revitalization in a growing city like Philadelphia, but the Central Delaware waterfront has fallen short of expectations.
Philadelphia Inquirer
March 14, 2019, 6am PDT
The legislative quid pro quo is being used by members of the city council for the wrong reasons, leaving neighborhoods throughout the city in limbo.
The Inquirer / Philly.com
March 1, 2019, 12pm PST
China's decision to halt imports of most recyclables from the United States has caused turmoil. With few markets for their recyclables, Philadelphia is sending half of them to a waste-to-energy incinerator in Chester not designed to burn them.
The Guardian
February 21, 2019, 7am PST
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