Planning To The Rescue
Wouldn’t it be great, Philly 3.0’s engagement director wonders, if our advisory-only Planning Commission were given more power?
The Year of Transformative Change
Could the right investments in 2020 bring wealth to city neighborhoods that most need it? As Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab director notes, it’s already happening all across the country.
How to Not be San Francisco
Pro-housing activist and Philly native Sonja Trauss on how her hometown can avoid the pitfalls of Bay Area unaffordability. Yes, it might involve more building
Guest Commentary: An Important Endeavor For Justice
A former federal judge lauds Philly’s planned Equal Justice Center for what it promises: to bridge the haves and have-nots in our justice system
The Most Transformative Project in America
Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab Director on an urban renewal project that could change Dayton—and set an example for cities everywhere. He talks with Mayor Nan Whaley at next week’s Ideas We Should Steal Festival.
Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2019: Growing the Pie, Not Cutting the Pieces
Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab Director Bruce Katz on growing inclusive wealth in city neighborhoods
Who Pays and Who Gains?
Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab director rethinks the interplay between public investments and private wealth in cities
A Quiet Revolution
Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab director says the U.S. could be on the brink of a radical shift in how underserved communities are revitalized—and he’s released a blueprint for how to get there