Philadelphia

6 hours ago
Operators of cranes, bulldozers, hoists, and all kinds of other heavy equipment walked off construction sites around the Philadelphia region earlier this week.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
3 days ago
Along comes a developer, wanting to build something that doesn't conform to a 2013 plan, with the support of the local councilmember, and local stakeholders aren't happy.
PlanPhilly
6 days ago
Regulatory issues have delayed a proposed casino mega-development in South Philadelphia.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
June 21, 2017, 11am PDT
In Philadelphia, the William Penn Foundation has committed to help raise the last $10 million of the $225 million budget for a park over the I-95.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
June 15, 2017, 2pm PDT
E-commerce and its delivery trucks are a big problem for narrow streets, homes, and retailers that don't have loading docks.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
June 5, 2017, 7am PDT
Transit agencies from Washington to Florida are beginning to make the switch from diesel and natural gas-powered buses to battery electric buses, some faster than others.
Sierra Club Compass
May 18, 2017, 2pm PDT
With the help of grant funded infrastructure and community outreach programs, Philadelphia's Indego bikeshare system has shown impressive leadership in equitable bikeshare.
PlanPhilly
May 15, 2017, 6am PDT
Community development finance institutions (CDFIs) have tapped into the bond market, and the potential for investment is huge, but the Trump Administration could erase the progress of CDFIs.
ImpactAlpha
May 4, 2017, 2pm PDT
Philadelphia's green roof law allows developers to build 25 percent more units if they put a green roof on their buildings. Councilmember Squilla wants to exempt his district from that law.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
April 29, 2017, 9am PDT
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney neither signed nor vetoed the anti-electric car bill allowing it to become law, but is symbolically not giving it his approval.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
April 4, 2017, 1pm PDT
March was a momentous month for the Central Access Philadelphia (CAP) project. The project would build cap over I-95 at Penn's Landing, among other improvements.
Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
March 31, 2017, 8am PDT
Budgets reflect priorities, and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority will be prioritizing capital investments in the 2018 fiscal year.
Philadelphia
March 26, 2017, 11am PDT
Ride hailing apps have changed the way people travel. Though public transit may lose ridership to these services, transit should also learn from technological advancements and use those insights to improve transit service.
Philadelphia Inquirer
March 1, 2017, 7am PST
Philadelphia City Council seeks ways to spur development without creating new traffic issues.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
February 23, 2017, 12pm PST
Planners are hard at work in a unique corner of the city of Philadelphia—the Far Northeast.
PlanPhilly
February 7, 2017, 11am PST
A bill to require Philadelphia residents to get a letter from their district council before putting a bench or planter in front of their homes faces a petition from 5th Square.
Fifth Square Blog
January 25, 2017, 10am PST
Philadelphia City Council President Darrell Clarke has called for more institutional support for the goals of the Philadelphia Land Bank.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
January 14, 2017, 7am PST
The list of prohibitions for the use of public spaces grows—this time to the seemingly innocuous and park-perfect activity of sitting.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
January 11, 2017, 5am PST
In a welcome turnabout of the usual state of affairs, a Philadelphia construction site gives a lane of traffic to pedestrians to make up for the three blocks of sidewalk it's taking.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
January 8, 2017, 7am PST
Philadelphia suburbs are competing in the regional real estate market by adding thousands of apartments and other amenities traditionally found in more urban settings.
The Philadelphia Inquirer