The Trash Election?

Philadelphians are fed up with the garbage piling up on our streets. That’s why, Philly 3.0’s engagement director notes, the next mayor may be the one with a vision for cleaning up the city

By Jon Geeting

Fighting Crime Through…Home Repairs?

According to new Penn research, home improvements can cut homicides by nearly 22 percent. Philly 3.0’s engagement director breaks down what that means for Philly

By Jon Geeting

Saving Sagging SEPTA

Philly's transit ridership is down. But, Philly 3.0’s engagement director says, bulk pass purchases for city workers and students can help.

By Jon Geeting

Drawing the Lines

With City Council redistricting kicking off this fall, Philadelphia 3.0's director of engagement wonders: Will we be looking at contentious debates as members vie to hold onto their strongest voting blocs?

By Jon Geeting

Does Council want to limit housing?

In the midst of an affordable housing crisis, City Council’s “zoning overlay” mania is out of control. Philly 3.0’s engagement director wonders: Where is Mayor Kenney?

By Jon Geeting

Will State Legislators Roll Back Voting Access?

Gov. Wolf will veto an attempt by PA Republicans to make voting harder this summer—but, Philly 3.0’s engagement director warns, the fight is unlikely to end there

By Jon Geeting

How Else To Spend $1.4 Billion

City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart offered an alternative spending plan for the city’s federal recovery funds with real, measurable goals. Philly 3.0’s engagement director lays out what that could mean for Philly

By Jon Geeting

What Can Philly Learn from NYC’s Mayor’s Race?

Our mayoral elections have often tended (lightly anyway) to mirror what happened in New York, Philly 3.0’s engagement editor says. What does this month’s race in NYC mean for Philly?

By Jon Geeting