August 31: Blackwell pulls food truck bill | PA’s broken assessment system | PopeRide gains steam

PA, NJ, and DE are the only three states that don’t require property reassessments on a regular timetable. Emily Previti at Keystone Crossroads says the average time period between county-initiated reassessments is 22 years.

In response to constituent phone calls, Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell is pulling the Drexel food truck bill, at least for now.

Another mixed-use building for South Broad, near Washington Ave, this time a by-right project with 42 units and ground floor retail. 

Inga Saffron slams the new auto-oriented Subaru headquarters plan in Camden as “a lonely island in an asphalt sea.”

Katie Colaneri checks in on the Papal housing rental market.

PennDOT is suspending major road construction projects in the Philly region ahead of the Pope’s visit.

Speaking of major road projects, the Clean Air Council wonders how highway widening proposals always seem to pass the Air Quality Conformity Analysis.

The PopeRide now has over 1000 sign-ups on Facebook

Christopher Sawyer’s tips on squatting.

Maybe wipe down your Indego bike seat this morning. 

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