Pennsylvania

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A comprehensive national study finds that for many original residents of gentrifying neighborhoods, the effects of gentrification can have positive effects.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
July 12, 2019, 5am PDT
Transit is getting a new look.
WHYY
July 10, 2019, 7am PDT
Ian McHarg's groundbreaking book was published 50 years ago.
WHYY
July 6, 2019, 7am PDT
A vacant parcel is located near the city's Graffiti Pier, which is slated to become a public park after closing in June.
PlanPhilly
July 3, 2019, 1pm PDT
More cities are leveraging technology to better manage one of the most confusing and congested spaces in the public realm: the curb.
Smart Cities Dive
July 3, 2019, 7am PDT
Despite over a year of proposals, counter proposals, and heated debate, the city of Philadelphia has yet to broker a breakthrough on proposed reforms to the city's ten-year property tax abatement program.
PlanPhilly
June 28, 2019, 6am PDT
A compromise was necessary to enact inclusionary zoning in Philadelphia, and so far it eems to be working out for program supporters.
PlanPhilly
June 26, 2019, 11am PDT
When the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection adopted new rules for power plants on June 17, the Garden State becomes the tenth to participate in a cap-and-trade program known as the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
Utility Dive
June 20, 2019, 9am PDT
The city of Philadelphia is seeking 25 locations around the city for composting facilities that will help the city achieve its goals of zero waste and litter.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
June 19, 2019, 7am PDT
A recently proposed law would attempt to force developers and neighborhood projects to the table to negotiate large projects in the city of Philadelphia.
PlanPhilly
June 18, 2019, 7am PDT
Housing prices are on the rise in the North Shore neighborhood as the area near downtown grows.
Pittsburg Post-Gazette
June 13, 2019, 11am PDT
Built as an embodiment of the ideals of prison reformers, the Eastern State Penitentiary had running water and central heating before the White House, and housed the first synagogue built in an American prison.
Penn IUR Urban Link
June 8, 2019, 5am PDT
"Leftover lots" are the object of one Philadelphia-based architecture firm's fascination.
PlanPhilly
June 7, 2019, 2pm PDT
One Pittsburgh brewery is brewing a beer for every one of the city's 92 neighborhoods.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 4, 2019, 12pm PDT
A new 25-year transit planning process for Allegheny County will allow the flexibility to keep up with technological advances.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 3, 2019, 2pm PDT
Adding cashless and mobile options for purchasing transit tickets shouldn't necessitate the removal of cash payments.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 31, 2019, 7am PDT
Neighborhoods in Philadelphia are undergoing rapid, unprecedented change. Proposed legislation would ban the architectural signifiers of that change.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
May 24, 2019, 10am PDT
With bills on the table to update its zoning code, Philadelphia may be poised to slow the pace of its housing construction.
Philadelphia Inquirer - Philly.com
May 22, 2019, 10am PDT
A new study considers urban form, roadway characteristics, traffic collisions, and fatalities in the Philadelphia region, to show that the densest parts of regions are the safest places to drive and walk.
PlanPhilly
May 22, 2019, 7am PDT
Think Columbus, Ohio and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Bloomberg