Innovation

  • May 14, 2015

    Why the Northeast Corridor can’t handle fast trains

    The train in Tuesday's fatal Amtrak crash in Philadelphia was traveling at 106 mph before it derailed. That was more than double the speed limit...
  • May 14, 2015 |  PlanPhilly

    Forthcoming train safety system might have prevented Amtrak 188 tragedy

    The tragedy of this derailment is compounded by the thought that something could – and actually was – being done to prevent just this sort of accident...
  • May 12, 2015

    SEPTA inching toward finish line for new fare system

    SEPTA is getting closer to making its electronic fare-payment system reality.
  • May 11, 2015 |  Technical.ly

    Philadelphia just hired a content strategist from Allen & Gerritsen

    The City of Philadelphia's latest hire to its innovation team: Erin Abler, formerly of Allen Gerritsen and Razorfish Health, will be lead conten...
  • May 11, 2015 |  Technical.ly

    Why you should watch new Philly web series ‘Bailout’

    Iranian-American filmmaker Sara Zia Ebrahimi said she wants her web series, whose main characters are played by women of color, to fight the stereotyp...
  • May 11, 2015

    Breast milk banks may be regulated in NJ

    New Jersey lawmakers are considering a measure to require breast milk banks be licensed by the state Department of Health.
  • May 11, 2015 |  Technical.ly

    22-year-old game developer Greg Lobanov is leaving for Vancouver

    After growing up in Philadelphia, the recent Drexel grad and fixture on the indie game circuit is ready to try something new. "How can I honestly...
  • May 8, 2015

    Philly trash-control measure appears to be in the bag

    Litter is one of the perennial complaints in Philadelphia. A city councilwoman thinks she has a solution, and chances look good for its passage.
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