Kenyatta’s Gentrification Blame Game

The Councilman says his opponent is responsible for soaring home prices in South Philly. But as Philly 3.0's engagement director notes, he's the one with the power

By Jon Geeting

We Can Have Nice Things

A City report makes clear that we can preserve our history and create new housing—if, Philly 3.0’s engagement director notes, our leaders make it happen

By Jon Geeting

How to Get Better Elections

The City Commissioners are charged with managing elections so more people can vote. Philly 3.0’s engagement director lays out a five-point platform for choosing the best commissioner candidates this year

By Jon Geeting

The Coffee Can Has Spoken

Last week’s draw for May ballot positions has put some unexpected candidates in the top spots. Philly 3.0’s engagement editor suggests that could lead to some unexpected results

By Jon Geeting

Who’s Running for Office?

More than 100 municipal candidates filed petitions to get on the ballot last week. As Philly 3.0’s engagement director notes, that could mean an unusually competitive election season

By Jon Geeting

The Vacant Land Problem…

...is still a City Council problem. Philly 3.0’s engagement director on a new report that puts Councilmanic Prerogative in the cross hairs

By Jon Geeting

Assessment Hell

Mayor Kenney is replacing his chief property assessor. But will he fix the broken assessment system?

By Jon Geeting

Prerogative on the Ballot

A string of bad land deals has put the practice of Councilmanic Prerogative in the headlines. Philly 3.0’s engagement director wonders: Will you vote on it?

By Jon Geeting