June 2: Amtrak crash hearing | South Philly mural transplant | Family-friendly planning

Amtrak and safety officials will testify on the Philadelphia crash today.

Construction has begun on a pedestrian entrance to Laurel Hill Cemetery at Hunting Park Avenue and Kelly Drive, offering better pedestrian and bicycle access to the cemetery and the Schuylkill River Trail.  

Townships still account for the vast majority of growth in Pennsylvania, despite much ado about small population gains in some urban areas. 

The 9th and Wharton mural featuring famous South Philly entertainers is looking for a new home.

Our colleague Steve Trader looks at what the state RCAP grant means for the Divine Lorraine’s redevelopment.

The case for taking the next step toward regional services in Camden.

Bike share debuts in Pittsburgh.

Thinking about this recently as Brooke and I are expecting in August: the city planning policies that are helpful for retaining families in urban areas.

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