Pennsylvania

15 hours ago
Re-evaluating the role of planning in creating, and reversing, disturbing public health outcomes, like asthma rates among African-Americans in Philadelphia.
Next City
3 days ago
In Philadelphia, the Liberty on the River development will transform the Delaware River waterfront.
PlanPhilly
May 11, 2019, 5am PDT
"Long live the captive audience!"
Philadelphia
May 8, 2019, 6am PDT
As the city of Philadelphia considers the prospect of building a massive private development called Schuylkill Yards, lessons from New York City's Hudson Yards are considered.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
May 3, 2019, 12pm PDT
The state with the highest fuel taxes has the second most structurally deficient bridges. According to the Pennsylvania state auditor's new report, diversion of $4.2 billion to fund the state police during the last six years is to blame.
Beaver County Times
May 2, 2019, 2pm PDT
After Detroit eliminated its fee to transfer between DDOT and SMART buses. Advocates in Pennsylvania want Philadelphia to be next.
PlanPhilly
May 1, 2019, 12pm PDT
Poor households in Philadelphia are spending nearly much on housing as wealthy residents. And while costs for the wealthy are going down, costs for the poor continue to rise.
Plan Philly
Feature
April 25, 2019, 6am PDT
Could cities harness the power of play to build more healthy, resilient, and equitable communities, if only we had the words for it?
Sarah Siplak
April 15, 2019, 8am PDT
Transit experts want to optimize the benefits of the biggest network of separated busways in the country.
Pittsburgh City Paper
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 10, 2019, 8am PDT
Legislation before the Pittsburgh Planning Commission this week would implement inclusionary zoning requirements for the neighborhood of Lawrenceville.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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 4, 2019, 5am PDT
The Pennsylvania Turnpike, the state Liquid Fuels Tax, state police, municipal finances, public transit—all play a role in Pennsylvania's big transportation funding mess.
Lancaster Online
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 11, 2019, 6am PDT
"Add Pennsylvania to the list of places reviewing whether to consider a hyperloop system and the effect such systems might have on existing modes of transportation."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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