A Delaware Valley native, Ryan Briggs has lived in Philadelphia since he enrolled at Temple University in 2004. A freelance journalist who has written for Hidden City, Metropolis, City Paper and Philadelphia Weekly, Ryan is currently part of the Philly Fellows program at Next American City.
Four Urban Corridors that Beat the Odds and Redefined a City
- Read about the strategies that put four ailing commercial corridors back on the map.
- Learn about what's working for community development leaders at the top of their game.
- Get inspiration for new partnerships that could help your community.
Restoring Hope to the Port of Philadelphia
- Learn about Philadelphia's costly gambit to revive its ailing port and how it fits into a national scramble to modernize ports for an increasingly globalized, mechanized world.
- Hear from national experts on how an expansion of the Panama Canal due to be complete in 2015 will affect American docks.
- Read about how regional in-fighting over the port's expansion has delayed progress and increased costs.