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Technology

    • Start screen of the updated SEPTA Key Fare Kiosks (Kim Paynter/WHYY)

SEPTA tweaks Key card costs

It’s a common critique of modern capitalism that our society does not value something until there is a price on it. Starting this May, SEPTA will force riders to assign a…

    • Sharswood rowhouses, February 2016 | Kimberly Paynter/WHYY

Mapping affordable housing, crime or development in your Philadelphia neighborhood? Two new tools have you covered.

By Ken Steif I was recently asked to join my neighborhood Registered Community Organization (RCO) – the Spruce Hill Community Association in West Philly. At my first meeting, a University of Pennsylvania…

    • Crash on Henry Avenue at West Queen Lane (file) | NewsWorks

Traffic deaths remain stubbornly high in Philly and across the U.S.

Despite a bevy of new safety features like automatic braking and lane departure warnings, a recent report by the National Safety Council (NSC) shows that traffic deaths across the United States…

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ABOUT TECHNOLOGY

Technology is often at the center of innovation in planning and design.  Applications of technology can breathe new life into a public space, make a building more attractive, increase energy efficiency, and allow for a new set of users to access the city.  Everything from the handicapped access ramp to the LED screen atop the PECO building falls under the rubric.

UPCOMING EVENTS IN TECHNOLOGY

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