Let’s Make County Government a Thing in PA

It would be fairer, more efficient and better for all the towns in the state, says Philly 3.0’s engagement director. Join him and The Citizen for an event next week that explores what regionalism could mean for our local economy

By Jon Geeting

Helping Kensington Thrive

A collaboration between several local organizations has distributed more than $15 million in affordable loans to the Latinx community in North Philly—and it’s just getting started.

By Courtney DuChene

What Philly Should Watch For in Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

Now is the time to implement major infrastructure and transportation changes that will benefit Philadelphians

By Jon Geeting

Revisiting Regionalism

Yo, Mayor Kenney! This time of crisis is actually an opportunity to revisit an idea from the ‘90s: the city and surrounding counties joining forces to form an economic behemoth

By Larry Platt

Ideas We Should Steal: Desegregating the Region

A Connecticut coalition is fighting housing discrimination, and its effects, by taking on a little-understood piece of bureaucracy: zoning laws. Could a similar approach make for a more equitable Philly region?

By Jessica Blatt Press

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?

By Jon Geeting

Business For Good: Aequo Fund

The new program aims to take on the failings of the finance world by providing capital (and more) to promising minority and women developers

By Christine Speer Lejeune

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

By Jon Geeting