April 24: Streetfilms does Philly bike share | The Gallery’s retail economics | Buying stock in distressed cities

Streetfilms is out with a new video on the Philly bike share launch yesterday. Here’s a bonus Streetfilm on the Salt Lake City bike share system I referenced in there. 

Nathaniel Popkin reviews PREIT’s plan for The Gallery plan in the context of this moment in retail economics.

Economists Jared Bernstein and Kevin Hassett propose a new type of stock in distressed cities.

A poll commissioned by AFSCME (who are supporting Jim Kenney) finds the Mayoral race is a three-way statistical tie. As with all partisan polls, take this one with a grain of salt, but the margin of error is only 4.1%.

Charles Marohn brings the gospel of New Urbanism to the American Conservative magazine

On the list of Camden’s summer events will be two drive-in movies, which will commemorate Camden’s history as the home of America’s first drive-in,” reports Bill Hangley.

Why are so many cities’ bike networks so incomplete? Hyper-local control of street right-of-way changes is a major culprit.

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