May 22: Kenney’s planning politics | Mass transit retirements | Saffron pans the Boyd tower

Apropos of Ashley Hahn’s questions about a potential Mayor Kenney’s orientation on planning politics, here are five episodes we highlighted back in January that shed some light on his core values.

Powelton Village residents turned out in force to save the historic commercial block at 36th and Lancaster Avenue.

Fifty percent of the workforce in the transit industry is set to retire or move on in the next five years, and the numbers are nearly as huge at SEPTA.

Philly is the 8th most job-accessible city according to a new report, based on the number of jobs reachable within a 10-minute span.

Inga Saffron hates the design of the tower planned for the Boyd Theater property. It goes to the Historical Commission next week.

The Economist loves Michael Nutter.

A webinar about why correctly managing the on-street parking supply is so critical.

What would happen if we banned cars for a month?

An elegant visualization of why buses bunch.

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