A Luxury Philly Can’t Afford
City Council’s housing policy power grab is crippling Philly’s big-picture goals on affordability and climate. Where, Philly 3.0’s engagement director wonders, is Mayor Kenney in all this?
Want to Grow Philly’s Economy?
Then, Philly 3.0’s engagement director says, make permitting easier for businesses
Guest Commentary: Walnut Street Is For the Dogs
A Philly educator and urbanist bemoans what’s happened to Center City—and urges a renewed sense of urgency to protect our shared spaces
Mystery Shopper: Reporting Illegal Dumping in Philadelphia
Our mystery shopper tried to get just one of the dozens of ugly trash heaps cleared away from their North Philly neighborhood. Here's how well—or not—it went.
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
Mystery Shopper: How hard is it to get rid of illegal dumpsters?
Residents of one South Philly block tried for months to get the City to take action against businesses piling garbage on their street. Why is it so hard to get anyone to listen?
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.
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?