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What We're Reading: Week of 12/10/18

What We're Reading

Here's what we're reading this week about the projects, people and policies driving local development:

Jake Blumgart, December 13, 2018

After supposedly agreeing to amendments to Councilwoman Blackwell’s smoke damper inspection bill, Sheet Metal Workers pulled a surprise push for passage of the original bill by Council before their winter recess.

Inga Saffron, December 13, 2018

Would bringing back the Chestnut Street Transitway reduce traffic congestion and improve bus speeds in Center City?

Inga Saffron, December 13, 2018

As the Historic Preservation Task Force completes its final public meeting, Inga Saffron offers a first summary of suggestions from the process.

Press Release, December 13, 2018

The original LOOP program has helped thousands of low-income homeowners remain in their homes. Now Council is proposing lowering the percentage of tax increase that would trigger LOOP, enabling approximately 3,000 more households to participate.

Malcolm Burnley, December 14, 2018

Mayor Kenney broke ground on the first playground renovation to be funded using ReBuild bonds.

Jake Blumgart, December 13, 2018

Before recessing for winter break, City Council put a hold on the City’s sale of 4601 Market Street, leaving the future of the site’s reuse up in the air

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