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    • Andrew Stober

Q&A: Council candidate Andrew Stober on bike share politics, Councilmanic prerogative, and the vacant land problem nobody's talking about

Back in June we reported that Andrew Stober, former chief of staff at the Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities, would be making an independent run for an At-Large City Council…

    • Helen Gym

Q&A: Helen Gym on Vision Zero, Council politics, and how the school funding debate ties into planning

Continuing our Agenda 2015 series, PlanPhilly will be publishing Q&A's with potential City Council newcomers talking about their views on a range of city planning and built environment topics. For the…

    • Andrew Stober

Nutter transportation staffer to launch independent Council bid

Andrew Stober, who recently stepped down as Chief of Staff at the Mayor's office of Transportation and Utilities, will soon announce an independent bid for an At-Large City Council seat, PlanPhilly…

    • Vote

Just tuning in? Put PlanPhilly's election reporting to work for you.

With the May 19th primary election less than a week away, we're starting to get the emails:"Hey, I know you've been paying pretty close to this election. I've been so…

    • Baltimore and Springfield Avenues

Meet the City Council candidates running on Vision Zero

Last fall, when we first wrote about Vision Zero, the aggressive new approach to reducing pedestrian and cyclist injuries being employed in New York, San Francisco and Seattle, there was an…

    • Rittenhouse Square lot

Land taxes: What they are, and why we're hearing more about them.

Tom Ferrick took the mayoral candidates to task this morning for running on increasing school funding while running away from Michael Nutter's proposed property tax increase, and reviewed some of the…

    • Doug Oliver

Q&A: Doug Oliver on the 10-year tax abatement, Vision Zero, and Philly's waterfront

We spoke with mayoral candidate Doug Oliver at his campaign office in the Bellevue earlier this week about a wide range of topics, including the role of city planning in retaining…

    • Market East

Map: The most dangerous places for pedestrians in each City Council district

On Friday, we showed you ten of the most dangerous intersections for pedestrians across Philadelphia, along with an interactive map courtesy of Daniel McGlone at Azavea. Today, we'll show you the…

    • Safety island

Jim Kenney's new website endorses Vision Zero and takes some planning and transportation positions

Ex-Councilman and current mayoral contender Jim Kenney has been a prominent advocate for pedestrian safety for some time on City Council, and that came through in our Q&A with him this…

    • Jim Kenney

Q&A: Jim Kenney on public transportation, pedestrian safety, and South Philly's organized chaos

PlanPhilly sat down with ex-Councilman and current Mayoral contender Jim Kenney last week for a conversation that touched on a wide variety of planning topics, from historic preservation to Vision Zero…

    • Doug Oliver

Doug Oliver's competitiveness case for a stronger Philly nighttime economy

Kicking off his campaign last weekend, Mayoral candidate Doug Oliver asked a few rhetorical questions in his announcement speech pointed at what he views as some of Philadelphia's more persistent outdated…

    • City Hall Parking Lot

Five moments that explain Jim Kenney's planning politics

Over at Citified, Patrick Kerkstra is disillusioned with the paucity of real policy substance in the 2015 campaign so far, and he's probably right to be concerned. The high-level dialogue so…

    • Jim Kenney

#PHL2015: Councilman Jim Kenney resigning from City Council on Thursday

As was widely expected after last Friday's non-announcement by At-Large Councilman Jim Kenney that he would consider entering the Democratic primary  for Philadelphia Mayor, Kenney's team is officially announcing his resignation…

    • Ken Trujillo

#PHL2015: Ken Trujillo abruptly cancels Mayoral bid

In a surprise move, former city Solicitor and Mayoral contender Ken Trujillo suddenly withdrew from the Philadelphia Mayoral race Wednesday, citing family issues. The official statement is below. We'll update this…

    • Proposed development at 2012-2020 Wharton Street, rendering from JKR Partners

The top five Philly planning politics fights of 2014

2010 WHARTON (AND THE WHOLE SLEW OF OCF REALTY DEVELOPMENTS IN POINT BREEZE) Let’s take the most obvious one first. The 2nd District City Council primary contest between the incumbent Councilman…

    • George Matysik

City Council candidate: Give the PPA back to Philly

At-large City Council candidate George Matysik recently released one of the first issue white papers of the 2015 campaign, introducing some outside-the-box education ideas. Matysik, 33, is currently the government relations…

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