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It's still not bike-friendly, but it's getting better. The Capitol Limited from Chicago to Washington joins a small list of routes allowing for "roll-on, roll-off," though reservations and a $25 fee may apply.
4 days ago   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
It's an early idea, but Pittsburgh, with support from transportation planners and the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, could be the next U.S. city to consider the shared streets concept.
Jun 28, 2015   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Seemingly on the rebound after a 55-year decline in population, Pittsburgh is ready to move into a new era as an attractive destination for immigrants and a diverse population of residents.
Jun 24, 2015   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
According to a recent study, $130 million invested in the Three River Park has multiplied into $4.1 billion in development around the riverfront.
May 8, 2015   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
At least some of a remarkable 49 percent drop in crime in a rough Pittsburgh is attributed to a new nonprofit-sponsored program designed to put slumlords out of business and get rid of their problem tenants.
Apr 21, 2015   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
A large mixed-use development plan for Pittsburgh's former Civic Area site now has full approval from the city.
Feb 13, 2015   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The proposed redevelopment of the 28-acre site—former home of the Civic Arena—would produce a corporate headquarters and a mix of uses and housing.
Jan 20, 2015   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The old Civic Arena site, formerly the home of the Pittsburgh Penguin NHL team, will be redeveloped with the help of the city's largest-ever tax increment financing district.
Sep 10, 2014   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
In the hopes of finalizing a plan to connect Pittsburgh and Oakland with a bus rapid transit route, the Port Authority of Allegheny County has approved $3 million out of the needed $4 million for a preliminary engineering and environmental review.
Jul 18, 2014   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Allegheny County officials have embarked on an experiment to allow companies to drill for oil and gas below one of the county's eight parks. Whether operations expand beyond the initial test site remains to be seen.
Jun 25, 2014   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
"The drilling industry boom in places like Washington County [Pennsylvania] has squeezed the housing market, especially among those looking for lower-priced apartments and homes," reports Stephanie Ritenbaugh.
Jun 17, 2014   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette