Keeping Lancaster Current

2019 Publications

  • July 15, 2019

    Sorace, Other Mayors Brief State Senators on Cities’ Fiscal Plight
    A Permit Process Should Never Take a Year
    Best Way to Fight Climate Change? Plant a Trillion Trees.
    Your Zoning Code is Inherently Exclusionary
    Lancaster City Indie Retail Week

  • July 2, 2019

    Six Facts About Wealth in the U.S.
    Ripple Effects From Pension Shortfalls
    Report: PA Students Would Have to do Triple Time to Work Their Way Through College
    Where Rich People Don’t Own Cars
    PA Senate Workshop

  • June 17, 2019

    The Secret History of the Suburbs
    The Suburbs are Coming to a City Near You
    Young Homebuyers Scramble as Prices Rise Faster Than Incomes
    Losing Essential Services to the Suburbs is Bad for Everyone

  • June 4, 2019

    The Neighborhood is Mostly Black. The Home Buyers are Mostly White.
    Young People’s Love of Cities isn’t a Passing Fad
    The Rise of Black-Majority Cities
    How Racial and Regional Inequality Affect Economic Opportunity
    Lancaster Water Week

  • May 21, 2019

    WANTED: Digital Whizzes to Work in Agriculture
    $4.2B in Gas Tax Diverted to State Police
    You Get What You Tax For
    Getting Congress to Confront Our Growing Fiscal Problem
    Primary Elections

  • May 6, 2019

    Can Removing Lanes From a Busy Street Actually Make Traffic Better?
    Stop Trying to Solve Traffic and Start Building Great Places
    Event: City of Lancaster - Municipal Operations Climate Action Plan
    Removing Parking Minimums: Lessons Learned and How to Pitch the Idea to Elected Officials
    Seattle Study: Pedestrians Linger on Sidewalks, but Rarely Sit Down

  • April 24, 2019

    Doing the Math on Housing the Homeless
    “A Pileup of Inequities”: Why People of Color are Hit Hardest by Homelessness
    Governor Wolf Announces $69 Million Investment in Water Infrastructure Projects in 14 Counties

  • April 10, 2019

    Is there a Mismatch Between Career-Tech Ed and Good Jobs?
    Is the Continued Rise of Older Americans in the Workforce Necessary for Future Growth?
    Making the Most of Historical and Heritage Assets
    The Teacher Diversity Gap is Literally Inherited
    Begin Workforce Development Early to Better Prepare Students for Future Careers

  • March 26, 2019

    Lack of Affordable Housing a Countywide Issue
    The Goldilocks Problem of Housing Supply: Too Little, Too Much, or Just Right?
    Five Reasons PA’s School Property Taxes Are so Hard To Kill
    From McMansion to McMain Street
    A New Proposal for Historic Preservation

  • March 13, 2019

    A Checklist of Local Government Reform
    8 Things Your Town Can do to Add More Housing (Without Spending a Dime)
    The ‘Heartbreaking’ Decrease in Black Homeownership
    Opportunity Zones will Help Those Who Help Themselves
    New Year, Same Debate? Washington Needs a Fresh Infrastructure Approach

  • February 26, 2019

    Renting the American Dream
    Wall Street Sets Sights on Distressed Main Streets
    Event: Municipal Options for Meeting MS4 Compliance
    Solar Jobs Grow in Pennsylvania While Declining Nationally
    Brookings Survey Finds 51 Percent Prefer Digital Access to Government Services
    The Urban Design Problem That’s Killing Pedestrians and Cyclists

  • February 12, 2019

    The Once and Future Neighborhood
    The Hidden Value of a Poor Neighborhood
    One Line of Your Zoning Code Can Make a World of Difference
    Why Urban Design Should Come From the Bottom Up

  • January 24, 2019

    Still Dangerous (And Deadly) By Design
    Yes, There are Still Carless Poor
    Mileage Fee or Annual Fee for Electric Vehicles
    Walkability Indexes Are Flawed
    Experience is the New Buzzword for Walkable Town Centers

  • January 3, 2019

    Artists and Engineers: A New Relationship
    Coalition of States To Work To Curb Transportation Emissions
    Transportation 2019 - Looking Back, Looking Ahead
    10 Principles Toward More Sharing and Less Sprawl
    A Non-Cyclist’s Case for Bike Lanes

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