UPDATED: Publications and Newsletters, June 2009

Next Great City Newsletter, 27 May 2009

The Next Great City coalition is made up of diverse groups all working towards a common goal: making Philadelphia the Next Great City. The initiative is dedicated to creating a positive future for Philadelphia by advocating for common sense, cost effective policies that enhance environmental quality, strengthen neighborhoods and increase our economic competitiveness. 

Preservation Alliance e-news, June 2009

The mission of the Preservation Alliance is to actively promote the appreciation, protection, and appropriate use and development of the Philadelphia region’s historic buildings, communities and landscapes.

Citizens Business, Economy League of Greater Philadelphia

The Economy League of Greater Philadelphia is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to research and analysis of the region's resources and challenges with the goal of promoting sound public policy and increasing the region's prosperity.

New Kensington CDC Waterfront E-Newsletter, June 2009

NKCDC's mission is "strengthening the physical, social, and economic fabric of the community by being a catalyst for sustainable development and community building."

Pennsylvania Planning Association "Vantage Point"

A publication of the Pennsylvania chapter of the American Planning Association.

I-95 Interchanges, Spring 2009

The PA Department of Transportation is charged with the reconstruction of I-95 and publishes a regular newsletter. This newsletter provides updates on the Cottman Avenue and Girard Avenue Interchanges.

Green Jobs Philly News #13, June 2009 makes it easy for Philadelphians to offer and request GREEN JOBS, green GRANTS and green LOANS.  Our job is to help you connect with the people, money, raw materials and know-how you’ll need.

University City Community Enews, June 17, 2009

University City Community Enews, June 3, 2009

Click here to read the community newsletter from the University City District, which includes updates on free events and workshops across the neighborhood and the 2009 University City Inspirational Gardens Awards.

Federal Transit Administration Transit Research Update, May 2009

Click here to read the monthly FTA update on a variety of information about transportation-related research and technology, including updates on transit systems around the country and world.

About the author

Andrew Goodman, Community Engagement Director, New Kensington Community Development Corporation

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.

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