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    • Zoning Code Commission

Zoning code work in high speed mode

March 10, 2010 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyThe Zoning Code Commission is in the process of wrapping up its first major module and on the verge of seeing Module…

Inquirer: BRT members sue Phila. to preserve their agency

Inquirer: BRT members sue Phila. to preserve their agency In a last-ditch effort to preserve Philadelphia's Board of Revision of Taxes, five board members filed suit against the city this…

    • Gray to Green

SBN report tackles PWD's long-term gain vs. short-term pain

March 10, 2010By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyHoping to leverage the Philadelphia Water Department’s ambitious new $1.6 billion, 20-year stormwater management plan, the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia…

Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Streets and neighborhoods are different

We don't see too many of these, but when they come up, our editors can practically feel Northeast residents collectively slapping their foreheads in frustration. In a story about a…

    • Danza showed his Viking pride at a Northeast football game. Photo by Bill Achuff.

Editorial: Danza should remember where he's teaching

It started about a month ago. Or seven months ago, depending on where you think the story really begins. It was hyped for months: Tony Danza would be teaching at a…

SCRUB Awarded Grant for Internship Study of Digital Signage and Sustainability

The Samuel S. Fels Fund recently awarded 25 grants to Philadelphia nonprofit organizations to support internships for graduate students during the summer of 2010. These internships are full-time and take place…

    • PlanPhilly editorial posting: Web administrator

PlanPhilly editorial posting: Web administrator

PlanPhilly editorial posting: Web administratorJob Description:PlanPhilly.com is a news organization and information-provider focused on design, planning and development in Philadelphia. Hosted by PennPraxis, led by a former Inquirer editor…

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Fox29 reads NEast Philly, and apparently likes our story ideas

More than a month ago, we ran a story about Mayfair residents' thoughts on the flashing blue light and accompanying police camera at Cottman and Frankford. Fox 29 ran the same…

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One dead in Frankford car accident

An 18-year-old died early Sunday morning when the driver of an SUV carrying three people drove into the back of a flatbed truck. The accident, which happened around 5:30 a.m.…

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Home invaders steal TV from Ashton Road home

Three men invaded an Ashton Road home Friday night, making off with a TV. Reports say the men entered a home on the 9400-block of Ashton Road just after 11 p.m.…

EPA Environmental Justice Video Contest

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is sponsoring an environmental justice video contest to create videos that capture the faces of the environmental justice movement. The Faces of the Grassroots contest is…

Next Great City: Mayor's Proposed Budget impacts on sustainability

A message from Next Great City: Mayor Nutter presented his Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Address to members of City Council last week.  We’ve looked over the proposed budget to see…

Council passes legislation ending Central Delaware height limits, granting planners more time

A bill ending height restrictions on all properties within the Central Delaware Overlay that are not zoned residential or light commercial awaits Mayor Michael Nutter's signature.City Council unanimously passed the…

    • SEPTA regional rail review

SEPTA proposes service plan changes

March 8, 2010 By Anthony CampisiFor PlanPhillySEPTA announced proposals for seven bus route changes and one new route at its annual service plan hearing last Friday.The authority is…

    • Ghost House at Franklin Court

Making a built statement or just filling in

March 8, 2010By JoAnn GrecoFor PlanPhillyIn Philadelphia, the uneasy alliance between new and old buildings occasionally flares into combat. The resulting skirmish, says architect and historian Steven Semes…

Study finds that PhillyCarShare conserved 770,000 gallons of gas in 2009

PhillyCarShare Betters Environment: 770,000 Gallons of Gas at a Time FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 26, 2010 –Econsult, a nationally-recognized local consulting firm, has analyzed membership usage, survey results, and other data…

T4America: Tell Congress to support safe streets for bicyclists and pedestrians

A message from Transportation for America: In the last 15 years, 76,000 Americans have been killed while walking or simply crossing the street. But help could be on the way.…

Mechanical problems on El dogging SEPTA

If you’ve been thinking that the Market-Frankford El has been unusually crowded recently, you’re right. A series of mechanical problems on the El has been causing longer headways over the past…

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Suspects invade Lawncrest home

Police are looking for two men who invaded a home in Lawncrest last night. Reports say that around 11 p.m. Thursday, two men entered a home on the 300-block of…

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Mayor Nutter takes heat at Mayfair Diner over soda tax

Mayor Michael Nutter remained calm but tried to press on when confronted by a woman in Mayfair critical of one of his proposals to cut the city's $150 million budget deficit,…

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