How To Fix City Council

Philly 3.0’s Engagement Director on two reforms that could make local elections more competitive—and make for better outcomes

By Jon Geeting

Move the Navy Yard North

It’s unlikely we’ll get a subway extension to the Navy Yard soon. Philly 3.0’s engagement director suggests instead focusing development at the current end of the line

By Jon Geeting

The Biggest Local 98 Indictment Scandal Is Totally Legal

John Dougherty and Bobby Henon may go to jail for embezzlement and other crimes. But as Philly 3.0’s engagement director notes, it’s the rest that should really worry us

By Jon Geeting

Shining a Light On Land Sales

As the City rethinks how it sells valuable vacant land, Philly 3.0's engagement director suggests something radical: Telling the truth about the process

By Jon Geeting

How Not To Clean A Street

Philly 3.0’s engagement director posits that Mayor Kenney’s street sweeping pilot would make air quality worse—just to avoid tough parking politics

By Jon Geeting

A Bad Way to Hire Judges

Philly 3.0's engagement director on how our antiquated ballot system is bad for our courts

By Jon Geeting

Who’s Running in 2019?

Philly’s primary campaign season kicks off this month. Philly 3.0’s Engagement Director on what we know about the candidates so far

By Jon Geeting

Buy New Voting Machines Already

Philly Election Commissioners are refusing to have new, reliable machines in place by 2020. As Philly 3.0’s Engagement Director notes, that puts the Presidential election at risk

By Jon Geeting