I write about every aspect of transportation in our region, from covering transit agencies to the business of ride share to how modes of travel shape the way people live.

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A plan to control development in North Philly heightens gentrification fears: ‘Everything is in jeopardy’

Two visions are competing in the race to reshape West Kensington neighborhoods.

More COVID cases in Lancaster County raise concerns as officials seek to determine virus’ spread among Amish

As Lancaster pushes robust COVID-19 testing, there are indications the Amish are eschewing the procedure.

COVID-19 cases are rising among young people. A South Philly survivor shares her experience.

The surge in cases among young people in the country's COVID hot spots is showing up in Pennsylvania and New Jersey too.

Medical PPE is still so scarce after months of COVID-19, volunteers keep hunting for lifesaving supplies

Long term care facilities and small physicians' practices are particularly vulnerable to PPE shortages.

Between human waste and bodily fluids, SEPTA’s cleaners have newfound anxiety amid coronavirus

“Any job that you go into in the transportation industry, there’s an uncertainty all the time just because of the dangers that are always there,” said one cleaner. “Corona’s just one more thing.”

Protests in Philly haven’t meant a spike in COVID-19 cases so far, health officials report

Both hospitalizations and rates of COVID-19 positive tests remain low two weeks after major demonstrations began in Philadelphia.

West Philly’s historic black corridor looks to rebuild after unrest and pandemic

A long economic blight and one day of damaging unrest has forced 52nd Street to once again contemplate what's needed for it to become vibrant again.

New Pennsylvania requirements promise better testing and equipment for health-care workers

The order is expected to address concerns about masks being used at Temple University Hospital.

Thousands of medical workers turn out to remember George Floyd and work for health equity

Thousands gathered in the city to draw attention to systemic racism in health care.

With COVID-19 cases down, Philadelphia and suburbs move to ‘yellow’ reopening status Friday

Retailers, day cares, and offices in the city will be allowed to reopen on a limited basis Friday for the first time in about 10 weeks. Outdoor eating is to be approved in a week.