Pennsylvania

October 15, 2018, 6am PDT
More landlords are refusing Section 8 vouchers for housing, neither willing to deal with the federal bureaucracy nor to risk missing out on the peak windfall of an expansive rental market.
The New York Times
October 15, 2018, 5am PDT
Getting serious about mobility and traffic safety in the City of Brotherly Love.
Smart Cities Dive
October 13, 2018, 5am PDT
A report suggests that the older a state is, the more likely it is that special interests have entrenched themselves, negatively impacting the public purse.
Governing
October 11, 2018, 1pm PDT
The city of Philadelphia released a document detailing its intentions around housing and related policies. The plan, which has been described as "ambitious," places a focus on equity.
PlanPhilly
October 10, 2018, 6am PDT
Construction unions fought for electronic enforcement, citing high fatalities in work zones.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
October 4, 2018, 6am PDT
With buses crawling along through downtown Philadelphia, the city has plans to step up law enforcement to help them move faster.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
October 3, 2018, 8am PDT
And perhaps regrets it.
philly.com
October 3, 2018, 5am PDT
Philadelphia is sweetening the deal in a proposal that would offer developers density bonuses if they send money to the city's Housing Trust Fund.
PlanPhilly
September 30, 2018, 11am PDT
Efforts across the country show that these projects have the added benefit of improving community safety.
Urban Institute
September 29, 2018, 7am PDT
One of Philadelphia's most potent code enforcement tools is back in effect after the state Supreme Court overturned a previous ruling by a lower court.
PlanPhilly
September 20, 2018, 5am PDT
Urban design media mourned the passing of Robert Venturi this week.
The New York Times
September 18, 2018, 12pm PDT
Pennsylvania legislation would make it harder for communities to regulate the new wireless network infrastructure.
PlanPhilly
September 16, 2018, 11am PDT
The city of Pittsburgh and the Port Authority of Allegheny County are working together on a proposal to build dedicated bus lanes between Downtown Pittsburgh and the suburb of Oakland. A federal partner is still necessary.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
September 12, 2018, 8am PDT
It's been over 60 years, but at long last a missing stretch of I-95 between New Jersey and Pennsylvania has been completed. Meanwhile, disrepair threatens the rest of the system.
Quartz
September 7, 2018, 8am PDT
Philadelphia officials are calling a new housing plan the city's first comprehensive citywide housing strategy.
PlanPhilly
August 30, 2018, 6am PDT
A plan to get a SEPTA Regional Rail link to Phoenixville in record time has its skeptics, but advocates are convinced they can make it happen.
PlanPhilly
August 24, 2018, 11am PDT
Small jurisdictions in Pennsylvania are losing population and revenue, and some of them are ready to call it a day.
Governing
August 22, 2018, 2pm PDT
As the city continues to make little progress on planned bike lanes, cyclists are turning to the courts for relief.
PlanPhilly
August 19, 2018, 5am PDT
The memorial to the heroes of United Flight 93 is nearing completion in Pennsylvania.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
August 14, 2018, 11am PDT
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