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Pittsburgh

A massive redevelopment project moving forward in Pittsburgh would provide in-demand office and tech space near local universities. An innovative transportation infrastructure project could be a part of the deal.
21 hours ago   Pittsburg Post-Gazette
According to analysts like Aaron Renn, the exodus of educated Millennials from what some perceive to be less-glamorous cities shouldn't signal impending doom. For one thing, brain drain might not be happening at all.
2 days ago   Next City
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.
5 days ago   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
A new Transit Center report shows what it takes to enact change.
Aug 3, 2015   Next City
Pittsburgh's Riverlife recently hired Vivien Li from the Boston Harbor Association. Li's career trajectory helpfully informs the kinds of decisions that drive good waterfront planning.
Jul 29, 2015   Pittsburg Post-Gazette
In a civic exercise only possible in Pittsburgh, residents voted online in resounding support of keeping the color scheme of the city's famous Three Sisters Bridges.
Jul 7, 2015   Pittsburg 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
It was a beautiful weekend to hit the streets of Pittsburgh—and many did, for the Open Streets Pittsburgh event and the debut of Pittsburgh Bike Share.
Jun 2, 2015   Pittsburg Post-Gazette
As the country's industrial past fades, cities are finding new meaning in their rivers—from the meandering to the mighty.
Jun 1, 2015   ASLA The Dirt
The public is getting a chance to respond to the idea of building a bus rapid transit line along a heavily traveled corridor between Pittsburgh and Oakland to the east.
May 10, 2015   Pittsburgh Tribune-Review