May 1: Jane's Walks weekend | A new Philly monument | Transit's value to business

Join PlanPhilly for Jane's Walks today and this weekend. Today's walk starts at 4 at University High School. You can also come along for another one on Baltimore Avenue right after, concluding at Dock Street. 

A very nice row of buildings on Lancaster Ave might get torn down to build student housing.

Check out this map of Philly's most photogenic streets

Help plan a new Philadelphia monument at Monument Lab.

Financing is lined up for a big mixed-use conversion in Strawberry Mansion.

Calculating the value of good transit for business.

Funding is not the biggest problem for the Spring Garden Street Greenway center-running bike lane.

Sightline Daily looks at some excellent examples of street space repurposed as public gathering space in Vancouver.

About the author

Jon Geeting

Jon Geeting was Engagement Editor at Plan Philly from 2014-2016. He has also covered city and state politics, land use, transportation, and economic policy for Next City, Keystone Politics, This Old City, Philadelphia Magazine, and City Paper. Jon grew up in Bethlehem, PA and moved to Philadelphia in 2013 after an 11-year detour to New York City. Follow him on Twitter @jongeeting.

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