August 5: Former SBN chief wins special election | Five tips for Open Streets | Reflective bike clothing bill

A 20-story modular high-rise could be back in play at South Broad Street and Fitzwater. James Jennings says it would be the tallest modular project in the country.

Philly has some of the country’s top intersections for fatalities caused by people running red lights.

Former Sustainable Business Network executive director Leanne Krueger-Braneky won a special state House election on Republican turf in Delaware County last night. Here’s Holly Otterbein on what it all means.

How a CMU professor’s vehicle-mounted cameras collect data on street wear and tear in Pittsburgh. Funnily, I was there when the CMU profs first pitched this to Bill Peduto

The US DOT is asking folks on social media to use their #ShowUsYourInfraWear hashtag to send them pictures of your dilapidated transportation infrastucture.

We could be in for a stronger housing boom when young adults finally move out of their parents’ houses.

BikePGH is sounding the alarm about a bill in the PA state legislature mandating that cyclists wear reflective clothing between sunset and sunrise.

The Pennsylvania Environmental Council likes DCNR’s new outdoor recreation plan for Pennsylvania.

Five tips for planners from the Open Streets Project.

Urban Geek Drinks is on the roof at Bok Technical High School this month on August 20th.

 

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