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    • Street inspections: A sample city map (Image courtesy of Christoph Mertz)

Keystone Crossroads: New technology could help cities inspect and maintain streets more efficiently

Christoph Mertz spends his days looking at cracks in the street. “Once you’re involved in something like this, you see every crack in the road, every pothole, you say, ‘ohhh, this…

    • City Council should approve a new zoning code on Thursday.

Keystone Crossroads: Could NYC teach Pa. cities something about limiting the Council members' power in development decisions?

New York City's process for land use decisions brings in groups outside of Council to weigh in. Should Pennsylvania cities try this?  In 1975, the City of New York passed a…

    • Wastewater pipeline infrastructure in Pennsylvania is old and in some cities pollutes rivers. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

Keystone Crossroads: The state of sewer pipelines in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is an old state, one where people settled and built infrastructure early. That means much of the infrastructure in the Commonwealth’s cities is breaking down with age, needs expensive maintenance,…

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