May 8: Legalizing AirBnB | Slippery bikeshare seats | How buses help the economy

Philly rents are still a bargain compared to many of our peer cities, but cities like Portland, New Orleans, and Dallas show it’s possible to have a functioning real estate market at a somewhat lower price level than ours.

The CEO of CHK America says SEPTA is missing out on potential riders without good bus maps at the stops.

Councilman Bill Greenlee is introducing a Nutter administration bill to tax and regulate AirBnB rentals. 

Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown’s bill that requires any store selling food to have a trashcan and recycling bin within 10 feet of their entrance passed City Council. 

How good local bus systems reduce employee turnover.

Indego bike seats keep slipping down, and they’re going to be fixing that.

A nice new logo for the Water Department, complete with water drop.

Now the Convention Center is suing the carpenters’ union.

Here’s what PPA’s been doing to #unblockbikelanes.

 

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