Pittsburgh

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.
Pittsburg Post-Gazette
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.
Pittsburg Post-Gazette
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.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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.
Pittsburg Post-Gazette
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.
ASLA The Dirt
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.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
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.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
April 28, 2015, 1pm PDT
Pittsburgh Planning Director Ray Gastil was profiled by Pittsburgh Magazine.
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.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
March 25, 2015, 7am PDT
The Envision Downtown Initiative will focus on street improvements to improve public interactions.
Pittsburg Post-Gazette
February 17, 2015, 7am PST
Gentrification has famously, and controversially, changed the face of many neighborhoods. Less well known is the process that geographer Markus Moos calls "youthification," in which neighborhoods don't become richer so much as they become younger.
CityLab
February 13, 2015, 1pm PST
A large mixed-use development plan for Pittsburgh's former Civic Area site now has full approval from the city.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
January 22, 2015, 10am PST
Pittsburgh has a new web-based portal for residents to track snow removal operations as they happen. It's the latest example of a city allowing public access to the details of city operations during snowstorms.
CityLab
January 20, 2015, 11am PST
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.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
December 4, 2014, 9am PST
After its 2013 announcement of support for the first 33 of the 100 resilient cities, the Rockefeller Foundation has announced its next round of member cities: 35 cities, including six from the United States.
100 Resilient Cities
November 27, 2014, 1pm PST
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto has proposed a new fee on landlords to help enforce scofflaws. An editorial by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, however, argues that the math behind the fee doesn’t add up.
Pittsburg Post-Gazette
November 25, 2014, 10am PST
Steve Kroft of 60 Minutes reviews road, rail, bridges, and ports to see how much investment is needed to improve the country's infrastructure, beginning in Pittsburgh and ending at a key Amtrak rail bridge in New Jersey.
CBS News: 60 Minutes
November 12, 2014, 7am PST
Pittsburgh will attempt to spur economic development and streamline the city's permitting and code enforcement process by reorganizing the Bureau of Building Inspection.
Pittsburg Post-Gazette
October 22, 2014, 8am PDT
A report by new think tank City Observatory about where young college graduates are choosing to live inspired plenty of commentary this week.
New York Times - The Upshot