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    •  A view of the Philadelphia skyline from the 52nd Street station on the Market-Frankford elevated line in West Philadelphia. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

Pew: Philadelphians pay more taxes than most big city residents

Philadelphians fork over more money per capita in taxes than residents of all but four major U.S. cities, according to a new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Philadelphia Research Initiative.…

    • Race Street in Philadelphia's Chinatown. Chinese immigrants make up the single largest group of foreign-born residents in the city.

Pew report: Immigrants give Philly a population boost

In 2016, more immigrants were living in Philadelphia than any time since 1950, according to a new report by the Pew Charitable Trust’s Philadelphia Research Initiative. Researchers detailed how Philadelphia —…

    • Five possible routes for the proposed Norristown High Speed Line extension from 69th Street Station and the Norristown Transportation Center to King of Prussia. (Connecting KOP/The Economy League)

Long-awaited train to King of Prussia would boost economy, study says

Someday, fighting for the deals at the country's second largest mall may no longer mean fighting your way to a parking spot. The proposed extension of the Norristown High Speed Line…

    • Lansdale Station

In Lansdale, SEPTA's newest station now open for business

If you build it, they will come. At least, that's the idea behind SEPTA's first new train station in 18 years. The new Ninth Street station in Lansdale was built to…

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