An Answer to Philly’s Budget Woes?
Mayor Kenney announced a $450 million budget shortfall. How much of that, Philly 3.0’s engagement director wonders, could the City make up by selling its vacant land?
Will Philly Be Ready For the Vaccine Surge?
President Biden has promised that vaccine supply is ahead of schedule. Philly 3.0’s engagement editor wonders: Can Mayor Kenney and other leaders agree on a plan to get the shots in arms?
Getting Vaccines Right
The Philly Fighting Covid fiasco was an unforced error. Philly 3.0’s engagement director warns that it may force an overcorrection from city officials that we can’t afford.
Is it time for a Permit Parking Blacklist?
Councilmember Maria Quiñones-Sánchez is pushing for a tool that might quell parking wars in developing neighborhoods. Philly 3.0’s engagement director on why it may be a solution we need
How Biden Could Make Philly Housing More Affordable
The issue is income, not high housing costs—and that, Philly 3.0’s engagement director says, is where the new president may be part of the solution
Now Can We Abolish the City Commissioners Office?
Republican Al Schmidt says he won’t run again. Is now the time to make a much-needed change to how our elections are run?
Is Trumpism Without Trump PA’s Future?
Eight of nine state representatives voted against certifying Joe Biden’s win last week. That, says Philly 3.0’s engagement director, may bode poorly for upcoming state elections
A Covid-19 Success Story
Curbside dining allowed restaurants to remain open long after rules limited their indoor capacity. Philly 3.0’s engagement director makes a case for never going back.