The Buzz: Green Infrastructure | Urban Foraging | Student Housing | Satellite Dishes | SEPTA Accessibility

With more rain on the way, the Water Department shows how the city’s green infrastructure handled stormwater during Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee on their Watersheds Blog.

Urban foraging in Philadelphia brings very local food to the plate. Newsworks follows people souring vacant lots, parks and yards for edible plants.

Will Temple students be prevented from living off-campus near the school? Councilman Darrell Clarke has introduced a bill in City Council to establish a no-student housing zone around Temple. The Inquirer explains.

Darrell Clarke is also introduced a bill in City Council that would prevent the installation of satellite dishes on the front of buildings unless there is no alternative. He thinks they’re really ugly; Newsworks has the story.

SEPTA will install elevators at the 15th Street Market-Frankford El station, bringing an end to an accessibility lawsuit brought by Disabled in Action of Pennsylvania eight years ago. Anthony Campisi explains on PlanPhilly.

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