The passage by the PA state senate of a bill allowing Pittsburgh and other cities to use red light traffic enforcement cameras has drawn a strong warning and a study from Penn Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) to only use them for safety purposes
Oct 30, 2011 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pennsylvania's roads, bridges, transit, and water infrastructure received near-failing grades according to a American Society of Civil Engineers' "2010 Report Card for Pennsylvania's Infrastructure" and the DOT rebuffed the state's tolling solution.
May 27, 2010 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
A new study for Pittsburgh says that the city could save $1 million a year in energy costs and $700,000 in maintenance if they make the switch to LEDs.
Jan 26, 2010 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
A famous beacon atop a building in downtown Pittsburgh has been broadcasting the city's name in Morse code since 1929. The only problem is they spelled it wrong.
Jul 19, 2009 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Mayor Luke Ravenstahl announced that the city will work to redevelop a 6.2 stretch of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers, selling large tracts of city-owned land to developers.
May 1, 2009 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl is considering a plan to raise extra money for his city by leasing public parking spaces and garages to a private company.
Jan 18, 2009 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Officials in Pittsburgh are hoping that expanding transit-oriented development will spur growth in struggling and decaying neighborhoods -- and they have the voter-approved legislation to help.
Jan 13, 2009 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
An exhibit at the Carnegie Museum of Art offers an unbiased, "awestruck" exploration of America's suburbs.
Oct 8, 2008 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pittsburgh becomes first city in Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to hire a full-time bike/pedestrian coordinator.
Aug 14, 2008 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
<p>Official sources show that Minnesota had been long diverting bridge repair funds to build new highways.</p>
Aug 5, 2008 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette