April 7: Walkability and CRE | Vine St. repairs coming | Rowhouse skins | BUILD Philly forum

William Bender analyzes the politics of prominent Northwest black political leaders endorsing Jim Kenney for Mayor.

PennDOT is getting set to repair seven aging bridges over the Vine Street Expressway.

Malcolm Burnley says Zipcar and Enterprise car-sharing services can rent street spaces from the PPA for $150 a year, and links to some research showing a single shared vehicle can replace 9-13 private cars.

Neighborhood walkability is good for commercial real estate’s bottom line, says Matthew Yglesias.

A Drexel-owned lot at 32nd and Race is getting a 16-story apartment tower with a large childcare facility.

What kinds of efficiency lessons can American transit systems learn from London’s? 

Ariel Dilberto looks at some of the innovative designs in rowhouse skins.

See you at the BUILDPhilly Mayoral forum tomorrow morning.

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