Malcolm Burnley

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SEPTA Ridership Was Down in 2014—Are Millennials to Blame?

Nationwide, transit ridership was up.

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"Newbold" or Just South Philly? How Race Shapes Your Answer.

Blacks and whites define the same neighborhood differently.

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Philly Bracing for Hurricane-Fueled Power Outages

New computer model suggests climate change will cause more blackouts in years to come.

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Is Philadelphia Ready for a Plastic Bag Tax?

A nickel apiece to raise cash for street cleaning and limit waste.

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SEPTA Key: Will Students Ride For "Free"?

Discounted transit for college kids could help keep them in Philly post-graduation.

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Is This Windwheel the Future of Urban Energy?

As Philly doubles down on natural gas, the Dutch want to build wind turbines they can live in.

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How and Why States Bigfoot Their Cities

Philadelphia, you’re not alone.

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Cities Are Powering the U.S. Jobs Recovery

But is Philly? That’s harder to say.

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What Cities Are Doing—or Not—to Promote Equal Pay

Is there a role for City Hall?

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Philadelphia’s Sprawl Is Worse Than You Think

Center City is admirably dense. But in the metro overall, sprawl continues.

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Insane Surge in Philadelphia Gentrification

An 1,813 percent increase.

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Bruce Robinson: Neumann-Goretti’s Turnaround Artist

Can a lifelong businessman revive a legendary Catholic high school?

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My Biracial Life

What 25 years with wild, chaotic, complex, crazy, ambiguous hair has taught me.

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N.A. Poe’s Splendor in the Grass

The weed activist’s probation goes up in smoke.

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Can I Bring Ganja to a Dinner Party?

The etiquette of legalized pot in Philadelphia.