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Inside Take: Modern Streets Require a Modern City Government

(This is an opinion column from a Citified insider.) Like many future urban planners, I grew up reading The Power Broker, the biography of Robert […]


This Is How Much Philly Has Changed In Three Decades–And It Continues to Do So

Remember that mesmerizing slider that compared the Center City of 1965 with the one from 2014? Well, we stumbled upon an old CityLab post (old meaning two years […]


Philadelphia’s Most Lethal Intersections

Walking the streets of Philadelphia can be extremely dangerous, and we’re not talking about muggings. On average, over 1,700 pedestrians are hit by cars in this […]


Philadelphia Commuting Patterns Show a Minor Sway in the Balance

Could we be bike lanes away from turning Philadelphia into a full on bike-to-work city? Over half of Philly commuters still opt to take the car […]

City Life

Interview: When Women Lead Newsrooms

It’s not easy to find a woman leading a newsroom. Yes, women do ascend to the top spots of newspapers and magazines — but sometimes, […]


Philadelphia Is One of 20 Most Walkable Metros

Next City reports today on Foot Traffic Ahead: Ranking Walkable Urbanism in America’s Largest Metros, a report by the Center for Real Estate and Urban Analysis at George […]