Posts Tagged ‘Castor Avenue’

Can We Undo 1954?

Can We Undo 1954?

February 13, 2013  |  Vantage

As the Northeast's car-centered suburban form wasn't inevitable--it didn't start out that way--Sandy Smith wonders if it can now be reversed. Upcoming work on the Central Northeast District Plan might be a place to start > more

The Other Parking Problem

The Other Parking Problem

January 3, 2013  |  Soapbox

Bike to your neighborhood grocery store? Good luck finding parking, says Sandy Smith > more

SEPTA Buses Not As Green As They'd Like You To Think

SEPTA Buses Not As Green As They’d Like You To Think

August 23, 2012  |  Soapbox

SEPTA's recent sustainability award and it's advertising claims belie a bias against clean electric trolleys and electric trolleybuses, says writer Mike Szilagyi. Even hybrid diesel buses, he says, are hardly green > more

Making Pedestrian Oriented Avenues The Future For Lower Northeast

Making Pedestrian Oriented Avenues The Future For Lower Northeast

August 15, 2012  |  News

The growing district needs livelier retail avenues, says writer Elizabeth Schlingmann. On Castor, a plan to increase density and building height to draw growth away from traditional single family streets solves two problems at once > more

Raising Expectations In The Lower Northeast

Raising Expectations In The Lower Northeast

August 13, 2012  |  Possible City

One of the most diverse places in the city is growing; on the Daily this week we have coverage and analysis on plans for Frankford, Northwood, Lawncrest, Summerdale, and Oxford Circle > more