Pennsylvania

Yesterday
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
5 days ago
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 28, 2018, 5am PDT
Action Plan III will plot the next four years of work by the Great lakes Restoration Initiative.
Urban Milwaukee
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
July 26, 2018, 8am PDT
A 178-acre parcel of land, a trio of powerful foundations as owners, and looming planning approvals—it's time to take a close look at Hazelwood Green.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 24, 2018, 8am PDT
According to new reaearch, the power of green space where vacant lots previously stood includes mental health benefits, especially in low-income neighborhoods.
NPR
July 21, 2018, 5am PDT
More residents in the state will be protected by environmental regulations enforced by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
State Impact
July 20, 2018, 7am PDT
The master plan proposed by the Society Hill Civic Association contains lessons about single-family zoning in a historic neighborhood with fingerprints of 20th century urban renewal also present.
PlanPhilly
July 19, 2018, 11am PDT
Germantown has acquired many more wealthy residents without displacing many of its long-term residents or losing its diversity.
Next City
July 19, 2018, 8am PDT
Funded studies of the hyperloop concept are underway in the Midwest.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 18, 2018, 7am PDT
The Broke in Philly initiative has created a map aimed at making it easier to access support and services for low-income residents of Philadelphia.
Generocity
July 17, 2018, 11am PDT
A columnist says Pittsburgh's goal to run its government entirely on renewable energy by 2030 is like Trump's Wall: Not gonna happen.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 13, 2018, 10am PDT
Uber announced 100 lay offs this week.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 12, 2018, 11am PDT
Philadelphia regional commuters will get some fancy new trains to ride.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
July 10, 2018, 12pm PDT
Quarters can be cramped for growing families in Philadelphia's many two-story rowhouses. Rather than decamp to the suburbs, more and more homeowners are simply adding a third story, known as an "overbuild."
Philadelphia Inquirer - Philly.com
July 2, 2018, 10am PDT
In a new report, U.S. PIRG and the Frontier Group describe nine costly highway projects amounting to $30 billion in their fourth annual "Highway Boondoggles" report. All share the theme of induced travel demand.
Frontier Group
June 30, 2018, 11am PDT
The coal industry is pushing legislation to limit the power of the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission.
Inside Climate News
June 27, 2018, 12pm PDT
Philadelphia offers another regulatory model to respond to the proliferation of dockless bike, ebike, and electric scooter share companies.
PlanPhilly
June 25, 2018, 11am PDT
New residents to formerly agricultural area are trying to shut down a hog-feeding operation, but so far without much success.
WHYY