Here's what we're reading this week about the projects, people and policies driving local development:
WHYY: Wolf administration greenlights returning Philly schools to local control 12/27/17, Dale Mezzacappa
Gov. Wolf rescinded the Philadelphia School District’s “distressed” designation, as he approved return of control to the City of Philadelphia.
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Peduto lays out vision for Pittsburgh's future in inauguration speech 1/3/18, Wes Venteicher Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto laid out his goals for his second term at his inauguration ceremony, including visions for the city moving forward.
1/4/18, Fabiola Cineas
Steve Tang, CEO of University City Science Center will step down after ten years leading the Center and moving it to a greater leadership position.
1/4/18, Jim Saksa
The mixed messages out of the White House on infrastructure and transit spreading are raising concerns about future funding for the proposed King of Prussian high speed line.
1/4/18, Jake Blumgart
PlanPhilly explores the political calculus at work in City Council over the proposed inclusionary housing legislation.