Pennsylvania

September 18, 2017, 7am PDT
What will people really pay for parking? This study measures the value of garages or dedicated spaces to properties on the market in Philadelphia.
PlanPhilly
September 17, 2017, 9am PDT
A team of researchers at Brookings suggests ways for Pittsburgh to lock in its status as a hub of the next economy, leaving all talk of the "Rust Belt" behind.
Brookings
September 17, 2017, 5am PDT
As Philadelphia's Breeze Point gets more expensive, a market-rate developer is claiming that an affordable housing development's surface parking lot is taking up land that could be homes.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
September 16, 2017, 9am PDT
The grants revolve around cleanup, accessibility, and governance of the watershed, which spans four states.
philly.com
September 11, 2017, 12pm PDT
The city of Erie, Pennsylvania, lead by a $4 million grant to Mercyhurst University, is in the process of implementing the Downtown Innovation District.
GoErie
September 10, 2017, 11am PDT
Parking enforcement looks the other way when residents of South Philly park in the median of Broad Street. Not even a lawsuit can change that.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
August 29, 2017, 7am PDT
The Hilltop Urban Farm project is moving along in Pittsburgh. Few, if any, community gardens have been built on this scale before.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
August 23, 2017, 6am PDT
The soon-to-be tallest building in the nation not located in New York City of Chicago has a structural issue that required a pause on construction. The issue is not expected to be catastrophic, however.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
August 11, 2017, 6am PDT
New research published in Applied Geography is a first step toward planning for the resilience of vulnerable populations as the heat rises in urban areas.
Scientific American
August 9, 2017, 10am PDT
Delaware and Pennsylvania will join a small, select number of western states that have explored technology to charge drivers by the miles they drive, not the fuel they burn, to fill their transportation budgets in lieu of fuel taxes.
WTOP
Feature
August 9, 2017, 9am PDT
With the recently adopted Community Greening Plan, Capital Region Water has committed to the implementation of green stormwater infrastructure in Harrisburg. The plan is empowering residents to partner in stormwater management.
Claire Maulhardt, Andrew Dobshinsky
July 29, 2017, 9am PDT
The Neighborhood Engagement Initiative funding from developers of Schuylkill Yards in Philadelphia is being called the largest program of its kind in the city.
Curbed Philadelphia
July 26, 2017, 2pm PDT
Not all property data maps are created equal.
Data-Smart City Solutions
July 26, 2017, 7am PDT
Philadelphia is one of many American cities suddenly beset with declining bus ridership numbers, likely in part as a result of the popularity of transportation network companies.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
July 24, 2017, 2pm PDT
The first study to make an attempt at quantifying the value of "eyes on street"—an idea most eloquently described by Jane Jacobs—offers reason to support a mix of uses, with businesses operating later in the evening.
Next City
July 19, 2017, 6am PDT
"Healthy Ride," the bikeshare system launched in Pittsburgh in 2015, is looking to improve on sagging performance.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 9, 2017, 11am PDT
The new Philadelphia Department of Planning and Development combines agencies that formerly oversaw housing, development, and planning.
PlanPhilly
July 8, 2017, 11am PDT
Anti-fracking activists in New York who helped ban fracking and construction of a natural gas pipeline in the Empire State now have to contend with trucks transporting compressed natural gas from fracking operations in Pennsylvania.
The Oneonta Daily Star
June 28, 2017, 12pm PDT
Operators of cranes, bulldozers, hoists, and all kinds of other heavy equipment walked off construction sites around the Philadelphia region earlier this week.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
June 28, 2017, 5am PDT
The Port Authority of Allegheny County is moving forward on a proposed bus rapid transit (BRT) system that connects Downtown Pittsburgh with Uptown, Oakland, and Wilkinsburg, with branches to Squirrel Hill and Highland Park.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette