After being approved in concept by the Philadelphia City Planning Commission last week, the interim zoning overlay for the central Delaware riverfront will be reviewed by the City Council Committee on Rules next Wednesday, June 3. Click here to see the action alert from Next Great City and Penn Future, urging people to send messages to Council members about the importance of interim zoning as an immediate action to ensure sound riverfront development and the continuation of the momentum of the Civic Vision for the Central Delaware.
Goodman is currently the Community Engagement Director at the New Kensington Community Development Corporation.
Previously, Goodman worked as a city planner and project manager for PennPraxis. His focus was on projects that combined community engagement and public space design, including the Central Delaware Waterfront Planning Process, the Green2015 initiative for Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, and the Bartram’s Mile project in Southwest Philadelphia. Goodman was an early contributor to PlanPhilly and helped shape the site in its first iteration. As PlanPhilly grew, Goodman represented the publisher and provided professional planning input and project management support as the site expanded its beat coverage, went through multiple redesigns, conducted an internal strategic plan, and researched revenue generation opportunities.