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

Will Philly Be Ready For the Vaccine Surge?

President Biden has promised that vaccine supply is ahead of schedule. Philly 3.0’s engagement editor wonders: Can Mayor Kenney and other leaders agree on a plan to get the shots in arms?

By Jon Geeting

The Virus and the City: Biden’s Next Move

The president has made efforts to equalize the playing field for Black-owned businesses doing work with the federal government. It’s cities, Drexel’s Metro Finance director says, that are modeling how to make that happen

By Bruce Katz, Ben Preis and Collin Higgins

The Citizen Recommends: “Dear President Biden”

American Values, Religious Voices—a campaign that creates pathways for civic discourse—will come to the stage on Monday with a live virtual performance and conversation

By Jessica Blatt Press

How Biden Could Make Philly Housing More Affordable

The issue is income, not high housing costs—and that, Philly 3.0’s engagement director says, is where the new president may be part of the solution

By Jon Geeting

The Virus and the City: Get Ready for the Biden Stimulus

The Democrats' control of the Senate means trillions of recovery dollars are coming. Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab director explains how cities should plan for the influx of cash.

By Bruce Katz, Colin HIggins, Andrew Petrisin and Michael Saadine

The Virus and The City: Yo, Joe!

Drexel’s Nowak Metro Finance Lab director on how the Biden administration can spur growth by rethinking how it works with cities

By Bruce Katz, Colin HIggins, Andrew Petrisin and Michael Saadine

The New RFK?

The election results reveal the potential for a transformative new coalition—if Joe Biden and progressives have the guts to go there

By Larry Platt