November 27: Bill Green for SRC? | Blight court for Scientology | Philly bike commuting still tops | PennDOT reconsidering bridge restrictions | Regional dialects

Good morning, Streeters. If you’re heading out of town or picking someone up at the airport, know that the storm has caused some flight delays and flooded roads. Be safe out there. For now, Happy Hanukkah and we hope you have a great Thanksgiving.

Rumor has it that Councilman Bill Green would resign his council seat if Governor Tom Corbett picks him to run the School Reform Commission. NewsWorks’ Dave Davies considers Green’s stance on public education, which “generally favors school choice and the expansion of charter schools.”

The Department of Licenses & Inspections is taking the Church of Scientology to blight court for violations of the doors and windows ordinance at a 15-story building it owns at 13th and Chestnut, reports the Daily News.

Philly still has the most bike commuters of any of its peer big cities. MOTU shares updated data that shows Philly’s bike commuter rate is 2.3%, an increase from 1.8% at last check.

Now that the state has passed a transportation-funding bill, PennDOT will reconsider weight restrictions put on some of the state’s aging bridges. NewsWorks reports that if repairs can be made within two years the weight limits will be lifted.

Where do people say hoagie? Do you say pop or soda? Who says youse or y’all? America has 10 different dialects of English and the Atlantic shared a cool video showing just how many different words Americans use for the same things and how we say them.

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