September 24: Liberty Property Trust announcing major Camden waterfront project | Papal visit as Open Streets pilot | PPA’s ride-hailing app

Huge news for the Camden waterfront: Allison Steele reports that Liberty Property Trust is planning a new complex of buildings near the Aquarium that will include 1.5 million square feet of office space and over 200 residential units.

Tom Dallessio at Next City hopes Philly will start closing Center City to cars for more events after the Papal visit. Lots of other cities, from Paris to Pittsburgh, have been implementing Open Streets days in recent years.

Ryan Briggs says dysfunction at the Bureau of Revision of Taxes is stunting the gains from the city’s property assessment reform effort.

A fun piece by David Hilbert at Hidden City compares the handling of this Papal visit with the one 36 years ago.

Starting next month, you’ll be able to hail a medallion cab on your smartphone with Verifone’s Way2Ride app, reports Bobby Allyn.

University City now has a contraflow bike lane on Civic Center Blvd. John Boyle at the Bicycle Coalition explains what that means.

Benjamin’s Desk is opening a second co-working space in the Curtis Center, reports Juliana Reyes.

Only 500 of 17,000 available parking spaces have been reserved in Camden, reports Joe Hernandez.

Alon Levy dug through Amtrak’s new contract with Alsom and says we’re paying double for high speed trains compared to what other rich countries in Europe and Asia pay.  

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