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You are viewing 6 articles with the tag Philadelphia City Planning Commission by the author Jon Geeting

    • Ridge Flats, from Kelly Drive and Calumet | May 2016

Philadelphia University rezoning, Ridge Flats development approved by Planning Commission

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC) unanimously approved a zoning change supporting Philadelphia University’s master plan for expansion at its meeting on Tuesday. The Civic Design Review committee narrowly approved the…

    • Milkboy

March 31: Philly Planning wins national award | PA community land trusts join forces | Philly napkin sketches

As national housing inventory reaches historic lows, new research from Pew Charitable Trusts confirms that lower-income Americans are experiencing a dramatic hike in their housing costs. "Lower-income renters are spending…

    • Parking facilities

Study: Center City lost 7 percent of its public parking spaces in the last five years

The Center City development boom reduced the number of public parking spaces by 7.2 percent between 2010 and 2015, according to the Planning Commission's 2015 update to the Center City Parking…

    • Montreal bike lane

September 26: PUC vs Uber | Cedar Park business district | 22nd St bike lane pilot | P3s at PennDOT

Two administrative law judges advised the state Public Utility Commission against granting Uber X a license to operate in Pennsylvania. The matter now goes to the five-member PUC for a vote,…

    • 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.…

    • Renaissance Plaza rendering. Alesker&Dundon Architects

August 4: Our new $70M budget hole | More parking variances from ZBA | Useless sharrows | PUC wants to curb rooftop solar

A new contract award for police has opened up a $70 million hole in the city budget. For context, Philadelphia's budget is about $4.5 billion, but only a small part of…

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