Posts Tagged ‘infrastructure’

In Age Of Trump, Philly Has Legal & Political Power To Resist: Here's How

In Age Of Trump, Philly Has Legal & Political Power To Resist: Here’s How

November 15, 2016  |  Vantage

Philadelphia's future under President-Elect Trump "depends on the exercise of political power in Washington," says Richard Schragger, the author of City Power: Urban Governance in a Global Age, in an interview with Nathaniel Popkin > more

Ed On Ed: Hidden City Chats With Rendell, Set To Receive Bacon Prize

Ed On Ed: Hidden City Chats With Rendell, Set To Receive Bacon Prize

February 12, 2014  |  Vantage

Former Mayor and Governor Ed Rendell will on Tuesday receive the 2014 Edmund N. Bacon Prize, given annually to someone for their accomplishments in planning, development, design, and community improvements. Rendell's advocacy and investment in infrastructure earned him this year's Prize. Hidden City co-editor Brad Maule talks with him about Bacon, water mains, Penn's Landing, preservation and more in this Q&A > more

Cutler On State Transit Funding, Bike Share & The Future

Cutler On State Transit Funding, Bike Share & The Future

October 22, 2013  |  Vantage

In just five years, the Mayor's Office of Transportation and Utilities, under Rina Cutler, has assembled an impressive list of civic accomplishments. But with significant transportation funding in political limbo, SEPTA's fare system still working on "proof of concept," and Bike Share a year from launch, there are challenges ahead. Nathaniel Popkin speaks with Cutler and MOTU chief of staff Andrew Stober about the possibilities > more

Superstructure At 33rd In Thirds

Superstructure At 33rd In Thirds

September 13, 2013  |  Vantage

Little fanfare accompanies the short trek between Fairmount Park's East Park and Lemon Hill sections, but under your feet (or tires), the 33rd Street superstructure, including an unusual brick skew arch tunnel, is still doing the job it was created to do at the turn of the 20th Century > more

Saturday's Party For The Viaduct Underscores Progress, Exposes Challenges

Saturday’s Party For The Viaduct Underscores Progress, Exposes Challenges

September 12, 2013  |  Vantage

With public support building, Saturday's Rally for the Rail Park block party culminates a year of progress toward a Reading Viaduct Park. Key questions linger, however, as Nathaniel Popkin reports > more