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July 27: Momentarily accurate #PopeFence map | Williams fooled by mortgage scam | 25 years of ADA

Are Bill Green and Sam Katz going to run as a slate for City Council's two minority party At-Large seats? Ryan Briggs reports Anthony Williams was the victim of a sophisticated…

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April 28: Broad Street's pivotal knuckle | Ride-hailing and carbon | Microtransit and urban mobility

Mark Dent has a nice round-up of last night's Parks, Pedals, and Politics event, put on by the Spring Garden Street Greenway organizers. Anthony Williams wants some new faces on…

    • Edward Corner

April 6: Mayor's race dead heat | How to use bike share | The decline of walking to school

A PPP poll commissioned by Forward Philadelphia PAC, who are backing Jim Kenney, says the Mayoral race is a dead heat between Kenney and Anthony Williams. Take partisan polls with…

    • JFK and Market

March 24: Williams first on TV | Abraham opposes JFK bike lane | Kenney ethics paper

Jake Blumgart highlights that Lynne Abraham doesn't support a protected bike lane for JFK Blvd because lots of seniors live over there. The JFK and Market protected lanes were piloted successfully…

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February 3: Campaign finance-palooza | Condo market tightens | Phasing out tokens

Anthony Williams emerged as the top fundraiser as the 2015 campaign finance reports trickled in yesterday. Ken Trujillo placed second in the money race, even as he's exited the race. Trujillo…

    • South Philly

December 16: Traffic manuals gone wild | Vision Zero street changes | Delaware Generating Station

We already introduced you to the popular old-school traffic engineering manuals that try to apply highway design concepts to urban streets. Now meet the Trip Generation Manual, which appears to drastically…

    • NACTO intersection

November 25: Ride-sharing and paratransit | Delivery vehicles and street design | #blackfridayparking

Can the kinds of analytics advances gleaned from e-hailing apps like Uber be used to improve transit service? A new start-up called Bridj, run by ex-Chicago and Washington, DC transportation…

    • Golden Triangle bike lane

November 20: Team Tony | Underpriced curb parking | How PGH builds bike lanes faster

Anthony Williams officially joined the 2015 campaign for Philadelphia Mayor, with the backing of US Congressman and Democratic City Committee head Bob Brady. Former DA Lynne Abraham also announced her candidacy…

    • Photo Credit: Naked Philly

August 27: Team Tony | Free BSL for Eagles home opener | City Department of Transportation and Land Use | Urbanism and competitiveness

Helen Ubinas's latest column makes the case that Philadelphia politicians' foot-dragging on allocating and enforcing rights of way for cyclists and pedestrians is a bigger problem than just blocked bike lanes.…

    • Anthony Williams

Senator (and Mayoral candidate) Anthony Williams pens letter to LCB supporting pop-up beer gardens

Since the news first broke that four state lawmakers had written to the Liquor Control Board expressing "grave concern" that the 2012 catering permit regulations were being interpreted too loosely, other…

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July 9: Cigarette Tax Ping-Pong | Late Night SEPTA Numbers Up | Power Lines Down | Basement-Dwelling Millennials

Good morning! Here's what we're reading this Wednesday. What stories are on your radar this morning? The local cigarette tax to fund Philly schools is in trouble as the state Senate…

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