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When It Comes to Adapting Street Space for Pedestrians, Philly Needs a Better Road Map

Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman, PhD, a project manager at the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a Sept. 18 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the recently released report from Lindy about the barriers to right-of-way (ROW) stewardship in underserved communities.

A Blueprint for Equitable Parklets

Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman, PhD, a project manager at the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a Sept. 18 Next City article about the recently released report from Lindy about the barriers to right-of-way (ROW) stewardship in underserved communities.

Can Buffalo Tap into the Power of Investing Locally?

Bruce Katz, PhD, Drexel University economist, distinguished fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and director of Drexel's Nowak Metro Finance Lab was quoted in an Aug. 16 Buffalo News article about the power of investing locally as well as his role in crafting Buffalo’s economic development plan.

New-to-Philly Real Estate Start-up Turns Rowhouses Into Mini-'co-living' Dens

Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a May 16 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the introduction of mini "co-living" dens in Philadelphia.

Alan Greenberger, distinguished fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and head of the department of Architecture, Design & Urbanism in Westphal College, was interviewed in an April 29 WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about traffic congestion on the Schuylkill Expressway.

What Some Center City Streets Could Look Like if Cars Were Banned

Alan Greenberger, distinguished visiting fellow at the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, authored an opinion piece published in the Philadelphia Inquirer on April 25 about what some Center City streets could look like if cars were banned.

What Can European Socialists Teach the American Left?

Bruce Katz, JD, distinguished fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and director of the Nowak Metro Finance Lab, co-authored a column for CityLab about how the U.S. could learn about social democracy from the cities of Northern Europe.

Philadelphia’s Next Challenge: Stemming the Tide of America’s New Urban Crisis

Richard Florida, PhD, Drexel’s inaugural Philadelphia Fellowship recipient, authored a March 24 “Currents” article in the Philadelphia Inquirer about a new urban crisis, where rising growth is increasing gentrification, housing costs and inciting social division. The Philadelphia Fellowship was created as a collaboration by Drexel University, Thomas Jefferson University and the University City Science Center.

A New Breed of Hospitality Start-Up Is Recasting Center City Apartments as Quick-Stay Hotels

Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a March 18 Philadelphia Inquirer article about a new hospitality startup that is recasting Center City apartments as quick-stay hotels.

The Street Corner Answer

Bruce Katz, PhD, distinguished fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and director of Drexel's Nowak Metro Finance Lab, authored a March 14 column in the Philadelphia Citizen about how Louisville's intensely local investment could be a sustainable model for economic development in urban areas.

Could $162 Million Development Re-Awaken 'Sleeping Giant' of North Philly?

Harris Steinberg, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a March 5 Metro US story about a proposed $162 million development project at SEPTA's North Philadelphia station.

Philly Officials to Face Council Scrutiny on Faulty Property Assessments

Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was mentioned in a Jan. 30 WHYY.org story about land value estimates in Philadelphia as city officials face scrutiny on faulty property assessments.