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Mayor Bill Peduto

August 2, 2019, 11am PDT
Five "climate mayors" addressed the Senate Democrats’ Special Committee on the Climate Crisis at their fist hearing on July 17, titled, “A Blueprint for Success: U.S. Climate Action at the Local Level.” Transportation was a major issue.
Curbed
July 22, 2019, 5am PDT
Five self-driving car companies are currently operating in Pittsburgh, without much critical rigor in asking about the consequences of the technology to the city.
Streetsblog USA
February 26, 2019, 8am PST
There are plenty of big, splashy projects to track in Pittsburgh's development pipeline.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
December 17, 2018, 12pm PST
Representatives from nearly 200 nations have been attending the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Katowice since Dec. 2 to work on implementing the 2015 Paris climate agreement. Scheduled to end Friday, it will be extended two days due to discord.
The Independent
July 17, 2018, 11am PDT
A columnist says Pittsburgh's goal to run its government entirely on renewable energy by 2030 is like Trump's Wall: Not gonna happen.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
October 16, 2016, 1pm PDT
The city of Pittsburgh launched a Buildingeye website to provide new access to the development and approval process in the city.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
October 13, 2016, 11am PDT
The city of Pittsburgh could adopt a new set of standards for measuring development projects to focus on people, planet, place, and performance.
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
April 28, 2015, 1pm PDT
Pittsburgh Planning Director Ray Gastil was profiled by Pittsburgh Magazine.
Pittsburgh Magazine
March 25, 2015, 7am PDT
The Envision Downtown Initiative will focus on street improvements to improve public interactions.
Pittsburg Post-Gazette
July 9, 2014, 1pm PDT
While much of the concern of how to regulate transportation network companies like Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar comes down to questions about safety and access, recent findings show that the apps have reduced DUI arrests in the City of Brotherly Love.
PlanPhilly
January 6, 2014, 12pm PST
With today's inauguration, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto is embarking on a "monumental shift in both style and substance in the mayor's office," reports Moriah Balingit. The biggest question facing the progressive mayor is where to begin.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette