April 28: Broad Street’s pivotal knuckle | Ride-hailing and carbon | Microtransit and urban mobility

Mark Dent has a nice round-up of last night’s Parks, Pedals, and Politics event, put on by the Spring Garden Street Greenway organizers. Anthony Williams wants some new faces on Council, and Barry Caro (apparently Robert Caro’s grandson!) of the Nelson Diaz campaign made what I thought was a pretty stirring case for active transportation as a means to economic mobility and development that I wish someone had recorded.

What we know so far about the major development proposal in the works for the “pivotal knuckle” at 1300 Fairmount Avenue and Broad.

How do “transportation network companies” like Lyft and Uber X impact a city’s carbon footprint? It’s complicated.

How will microtransit companies change the public transit game?

Mt. Airy USA got a $100,000 grant to update their neighborhood plan.

OCF checks in on construction of the Armory’s replacement on South Broad.

“[P]art of the declining male affinity for cars is that the growing role of high tech in automotive design is that it’s just not as easy to work on your own car as it used to.” 

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