March 24: Williams first on TV | Abraham opposes JFK bike lane | Kenney ethics paper

Jake Blumgart highlights that Lynne Abraham doesn’t support a protected bike lane for JFK Blvd because lots of seniors live over there.

The JFK and Market protected lanes were piloted successfully back in 2011 and are in the Central District Plan, as well as on Ashley Hahn’s 2015 Civic Wishlist.

Anthony Williams is the first Mayoral candidate to go on TV

Jim Kenney released a policy paper on ethics and pay-to-play.

If you think the state pension deficit numbers are scary, wait until you see municipal pensions.

A state Labor Relations Board ruling turned a volunteer fire department in Emmaus, PA into a paid, unionized fire department

Bob Casey is one of the co-sponsors on the Senate bill that would let cities and towns apply directly for federal transportation funding, rather than going through state DOTs.

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto announced a $32 million plan to give the city’s downtown a complete streets makeover.

Americans are driving more than they did in the aftermath of the Great Recession, but the growth rate has slowed.

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