Here's what we're reading this week about the projects, people and policies driving local development:
PICA: Overtime a challenge for Kenney admin
1/5/2017, Claudia Vargas
The city’s overtime charges are higher than expected with increased costs, but the fund balance is expected to increase due to higher revenue than projected
Zoning New York's Supertalls
1/12/2017, Elizabeth Greenspan
With a recent increase of super tall buildings (over 1,000 ft.), critics call for the revision of zoning regulations created in 1916 in order to preserve the NYC skyline.
Philly joining private-led initiative to reduce commercial building energy use 50% by 2030
1/18/2017, Catalina Jaramillo
Philadelphia joins other cities nationwide in 2030 District, an initiative to reduce commercial building energy usage by 50% by 2030. This initiative will help increase long-term sustainability as well as save dollars.