March 18: Everybody loves Vision Zero | Ballot position day | SEPTA cops not coming for your children

All of the Mayoral candidates support a Vision Zero approach to street safety, with varying degrees of enthusiasm and detail.

A day after an opposition research site unearthed a trove of right-wing Facebook posts alleged to have been shared by Manny Morales, who’s challenging Maria D. Quiñones-Sánchez in the Democratic primary for the 7th District Council seat, Morales is officially denying the posts came from him. Morales is now accusing Sanchez’s team of hacking into his Facebook account and planting the posts.

The fabled Horn and Hardart coffee can will decide the fate of several Council candidates and judges today at 11 am. Expect some candidates who draw a low position to drop out of the race.

Several candidates’ petition signatures are being challenged, including Jannie Blackwell and Stephanie Singer. To understand the petitions game, you can’t do better than Adam Bonin’s explainer for Citified.

SEPTA police want parents to stop telling their misbehaving children that the police are coming for them if they don’t stop acting up.

Duncan Black wants to see some surveys of how customers arrive to certain commercial corridors, to balance complaints from those hyper-concerned with parking availability.

Your paycheck goes a lot further in Philly than in most of our big peer cities on the East Coast.

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