SEPTA ditches gender stickers | waterfront zoning worries | Hunting Park renewal | Night Market returns | 19125 bandit sign contest

SEPTA will stop caring what gender you are next year. The Daily News reports that after a request from a transgender advocacy group SEPTA TransPasses will no longer have stickers saying M or F. The stickers were introduced to prevent hetero couples from sharing passes. BONUS SEPTA news: SEPTA’s budget hearings will be held on Wednesday.

The Central Delaware Advocacy Group is worried that the draft zoning overlay for the Delaware waterfront doesn’t lay the right groundwork for the Master Plan or provide the same protections as the old zoning. PlanPhilly’s Kellie Patrick Gates reviews the issues – ranging from Connector Streets continuing to the river to parking lots fronting Delaware Avenue – and the Planning Commission’s responses. CDAG and planners are racing to complete the overlay before City Council’s summer recess.

The Hunting Park Indians’ pristine new baseball field will be dedicated today. The Inquirer recounts Hunting Park’s revitalization journey and the partnerships that have worked to improve the historic park, spurred by the Ryan Howard Family Foundation’s desire to build the new baseball field.

The Food Trust’s popular pop-up street food festival, Night Market, will come to 2nd and Poplar in May, and 9th and Washington in June.

Hey 19125: How many bandit signs can you collect by tomorrow? NewsWorks visited Kensington to talk about the neighborhood (and city’s) bandit sign problem.


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