December 3, 2015, 7am PST
With a planned pace of ten new miles of bike lanes every year for the next five years, Pittsburgh is already making over many of its thoroughfares in the complete streets model. A formal city policy certainly won't hurt, however.
December 1, 2015, 2pm PST
The neighborhood of Homewood in Pittsburgh, PA is poised is poised for new investment but is still far from a gentrification tipping point. A proposed "cluster plan" walks a fine line for the neighborhood's future.
November 30, 2015, 5am PST
A string of fatalities has residents and commuters alike ready to explore new options, such as a complete streets plan, to improve the safety of the neighborhood's streets.
November 19, 2015, 12pm PST
One of the country's most beautiful cities could get a dramatic new development project, calling on the design talents of Bjarke Ingels Group.
October 26, 2015, 9am PDT
A map of Pittsburgh's food deserts illustrates a nationwide problem with food insecurity.
October 11, 2015, 7am PDT
Analysis of Census data shows that, while still small in number, more Americans are taking to two-wheels as part of their daily commute.
September 3, 2015, 5am PDT
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.
September 1, 2015, 7am PDT
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.
August 29, 2015, 1pm PDT
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.
August 3, 2015, 10am PDT
A new Transit Center report shows what it takes to enact change.
July 29, 2015, 1pm PDT
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.
July 7, 2015, 5am PDT
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.
June 28, 2015, 5am PDT
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.
June 24, 2015, 6am PDT
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.
June 2, 2015, 12pm PDT
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.
June 1, 2015, 10am PDT
As the country's industrial past fades, cities are finding new meaning in their rivers—from the meandering to the mighty.
May 10, 2015, 9am PDT
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 8, 2015, 9am PDT
According to a recent study, $130 million invested in the Three River Park has multiplied into $4.1 billion in development around the riverfront.
April 28, 2015, 1pm PDT
Pittsburgh Planning Director Ray Gastil was profiled by Pittsburgh Magazine.
April 21, 2015, 5am PDT
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.