Pennsylvania

2 days ago
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
5 days ago
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 27, 2018, 2pm PST
If accepted as UNESCO World Heritage sites, the eight Frank Lloyd Wright buildings would be the first examples of modern architecture in the United States included in that august company.
Curbed
December 27, 2018, 1pm PST
Augmented reality shows what the forest would look like with a full complement of biodiversity.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
December 27, 2018, 12pm PST
Oil independence, a goal set by President Nixon in the depth of the 1973 energy embargo, was achieved in the last week of November thanks to a fluke in record keeping as well as an "unprecedented boom in American oil production."
Bloomberg News
December 24, 2018, 11am PST
The borough of Homestead, Pennsylvania, just outside of Pittsburgh, is in the middle of its first comprehensive planning process since 2001.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
December 20, 2018, 1pm PST
Nine Mid-Atlantic and Northeast states and the District of Columbia have agreed to work together to develop a policy to price emissions from transportation, set a 'cap' on them, and invest the revenues in low carbon transportation solutions.
The Boston Globe
December 17, 2018, 12pm PST
Representatives from nearly 200 nations have been attending the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Katowice since Dec. 2 to work on implementing the 2015 Paris climate agreement. Scheduled to end Friday, it will be extended two days due to discord.
The Independent
December 16, 2018, 7am PST
The city of Pittsburgh has a new resource for funding affordable housing projects.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
December 4, 2018, 8am PST
A new journal article calls out the academic community of planning and urbanism for relying too much on the usual suspects when researching marginalization and inequality, and assuming too much about what makes a neighborhood "normal."
Rice Kinder Institute for Urban Research: The Urban Edge
December 2, 2018, 11am PST
The city didn’t have tall buildings until the 1980s. Then its skyline took off.
The Inquirer / Philly.com
November 19, 2018, 12pm PST
A new study looks at homeownership among native-born and foreign-born residents in U.S. cities.
The New York Times
November 15, 2018, 8am PST
Voters approved a $181 million municipal bond to fund public works investments around the city.
PlanPhilly
November 15, 2018, 7am PST
Take a tour of early 20th century Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette