Posts Tagged ‘Transit Oriented Development’

A Better Way To Incentivize Development

A Better Way To Incentivize Development

March 16, 2016  |  Morning Blend

How a state bill could incentivize transit-oriented development projects, students protest proposed Temple stadium, remembering Lawrence S. Williams, exploring abandoned subway tunnels, and a dragon to take flight on Market Street tonight > more

Single Most Transformative Investment? The Commuter Rail Tunnel, Now Turning 30

Single Most Transformative Investment? The Commuter Rail Tunnel, Now Turning 30

November 7, 2014  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

30 years ago Monday the first trains rolled through Philadelphia's $300+ million commuter rail tunnel. It was a visionary, risky, and necessary project, says Harry K. He brings us the full story of its construction, still paying off dividends today > more

How Philly Fares In The National Transit Study

How Philly Fares In The National Transit Study

March 13, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Why the Broad Street Line is an underestimated asset, fostering community one elevator ride at a time in Callowhill, Post Bros. positioned for City Ave reuse project, and nerdom made official on North 3rd > more

The Overlapping Centuries Of Mayfair Florist

The Overlapping Centuries Of Mayfair Florist

February 10, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Inside Stein Your Florist in Mayfair, Woodlands selects master plan coordinator, Blackwell moves on Market Street Police HQ, and transit-oriented development proposals sought for far West Philly > more

New Study Looks At “How Philadelphia Gets To Work”

New Study Looks At “How Philadelphia Gets To Work”

September 11, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Developers discuss transit-oriented development trends, teens only too happy to show off Cobbs Creek, AVI as “Arbitrary Value Initiative,” and Hillary Clinton at Constitution Center > more