August 11: North Broad redevelopment after Divine Lorraine | Community land trusts and affordability | 676 bike ramp fixed

Free Internet in parks, and other items on City Council’s wishlist for Comcast.

Three crappy things Philly urbanist Twitter got fixed by alerting journalists, including that 24th Street “bike lane” to the 676 on-ramp.

Uber drivers not totally sure what’s happening with their service during the Papal visit. 

How African-Americans discovered they were being redlined.

Jake Blumgart has a long piece for Next City on community land trusts, and explores whether they’re a scalable solution for housing affordability.

Alan Greenberger thinks Vine Street is becoming less of a barrier to reinvestment in North Broad Street.

York Street in Fishtown is getting some traffic calming interventions thanks to ARLE money.

A great visual of how much space cars take up in cities. 

Dirty Frank’s adds Pope Francis to their mural.

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