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Curbed / May 9, 2018

Philly’s long-awaited Rail Park has an opening date

Despite a series of delays, the first section of Philadelphia’s highly-anticipated Rail Park will open to the public on June 14th. This phase stretches along a quarter mile of the former Reading Viaduct rail line, from Callowhill to North Broad and Noble Street.

Next City / April 25, 2018

Who benefits when a city goes green?

Going green is a cornerstone of contemporary urban policy planning—and cultivating a green identity has become vital in boosting a city’s economic profile. But in the race to develop these initiatives, some cities are proving better at branding than in actually creating equitable green spaces for all citizens.

Next City / April 19, 2018

Buffalo dipping its toes into another linear park pool

While there seems to be significant community support around a proposal to transform a neglected elevated railroad line into a linear park in Buffalo, New York, there’s some concern that the participants in the planning process don’t represent the racial and ethnic diversity of the city.