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An ambitious plan to connect the Allegheny County cities of Pittsburgh and Oakland is proceeding to final stages of design, despite having fallen a little behind schedule for an expected 2021 opening date.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
November 8, 2019, 9am PST
Pittsburgh-area residents are finding numerous ways to celebrate a bus's misfortune.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
October 25, 2019, 12pm PDT
The collective of micromobility and shared mobility operators is tasked with developing an integrated system that would better serve the diverse needs of travelers.
CityLab
September 17, 2019, 7am PDT
Transportation advocates are calling for expanded rail service to the east, but studies indicate the needed infrastructure improvements would be pricey.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
September 14, 2019, 7am PDT
The Port Authority of Allegheny County is slowly but surely removing a significant number of bus stops from 98 routes in the system. Two routes are under review right now.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
August 19, 2019, 1pm PDT
New development coming to Downtown Pittsburgh lacks sufficient parking, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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 31, 2019, 1pm PDT
The Port Authority of Allegheny County will lead the remainder of a project to deliver major transportation improvements between Downtown Pittsburgh and Oakland.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 24, 2019, 11am PDT
The Port Authority of Allegheny County is evaluating how to make improvements at
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 23, 2019, 7am PDT
With $5.2 billion of investment in the past 10 years, and another $3.5 billion in the development pipeline, Pittsburgh planning organizations are considering ways to rethink the streets of the city's downtown.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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
June 18, 2019, 7am PDT
Housing prices are on the rise in the North Shore neighborhood as the area near downtown grows.
Pittsburg Post-Gazette
June 7, 2019, 2pm PDT
One Pittsburgh brewery is brewing a beer for every one of the city's 92 neighborhoods.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 4, 2019, 12pm PDT
A new 25-year transit planning process for Allegheny County will allow the flexibility to keep up with technological advances.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 3, 2019, 2pm PDT
Adding cashless and mobile options for purchasing transit tickets shouldn't necessitate the removal of cash payments.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 22, 2019, 7am PDT
Think Columbus, Ohio and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Bloomberg
April 15, 2019, 8am PDT
Transit experts want to optimize the benefits of the biggest network of separated busways in the country.
Pittsburgh City Paper
April 10, 2019, 8am PDT
Legislation before the Pittsburgh Planning Commission this week would implement inclusionary zoning requirements for the neighborhood of Lawrenceville.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
February 26, 2019, 8am PST
There are plenty of big, splashy projects to track in Pittsburgh's development pipeline.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
February 20, 2019, 8am PST
Five blocks in Pittsburgh's Historic Produce Terminal Strip District will gain wider sidewalks, public spaces, and traffic calming according to a recently released final design concept.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette