May 7, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>The "Places Rated Almanac" ranks Pittsburgh as the nation's most livable city. Rounding out the top three are San Francisco and Seattle.</p>
January 25, 2007, 8am PST
<p>The city's Port Authority has proposed cutting 25 percent of its bus and rail service and hiking fares by 75 cents to plug an $80 million budget deficit.</p>
November 29, 2006, 1pm PST
<p>A casino proposal shoots the Civil War battlefield to the top of the list of Pennsylvania's endangered historic places.</p>
September 28, 2006, 5am PDT
Google is testing its new transit trip planning service in six U.S. cities.
August 29, 2006, 9am PDT
The Mellon family foundation has a land preservation conservation campaign that started in the late 1970's. It has saved 3.6 million acres of endangered or historically significant sites in all 50 states.
June 27, 2006, 9am PDT
Across the nation, middle class neighborhoods are shrinking as cities and suburbs become increasingly segregated by income.
June 14, 2006, 10am PDT
Endres Ware, a California architecture and engineering firm, has won the competition to design a pedestrian walkway for the West End Bridge in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
November 8, 2005, 2pm PST
Pittsburgh, PA. invites architects, engineers, designers and others to participate in an international competition to design a pedestrian bridge.
October 7, 2004, 6am PDT
Pennsylvania considers increasing state gasoline tax to subsidize transit.
June 18, 2004, 1pm PDT
Under a grant from the Andy Warhol Foundation, artists are investigating and preserving the way in which nature reclaims abandoned industrial areas.
June 10, 2004, 12am PDT
Columbia professor Mindy Thompson Fullilove explores the painful results of post-World War II projects on African-Americans.
April 8, 2004, 11am PDT
Former senior planner Bob Reppe has been named Pittsburgh's new city zoning administrator.
December 10, 2003, 5am PST
Mulugetta Birru, executive director of the Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment Authority, comments on the recent study that shows Pennsylvania is in decline.
September 26, 2003, 9am PDT
A proposed $3 billion, 45-mile Maglev connecting Greensburg, Monroeville, Downtown and Pittsburgh International Airport is doomed.
August 17, 2003, 1pm PDT
Bush administration plan proposing splitting up Amtrak and cutting subsidies.
July 10, 2003, 7am PDT
Group recommends that state funds should be denied to projects that promote sprawl.
May 20, 2003, 11am PDT
College dorms are being replaced by plush residences as collegees use private developers to build new units.
April 25, 2003, 9am PDT
Has the Bush administration weakened clean air rules as they apply to the elderly to create a 'senior death discount'?
October 29, 2002, 1pm PST
Neighborhood activists in Pittsburgh's Mount Washington and Duquesne Heights neighborhoods want to raise more than $1 million to integrate 4 existing parks, hillsides and greenways into a "system of green."
August 11, 2002, 9am PDT
A pre-Civil War house built by one of the Sewickley Valley's founding families is demolished to make way for a mansion.