Pittsburgh

2 days ago
Expect more cities and transit agencies around the country to wrestle with funding quandaries if the Trump Administration gets its way with existing capital investment grants.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
6 days ago
The state of Pennsylvania has released Pittsburgh from the terms of Act 47, signaling a new era of fiscal security for the city, and a sign of home for the "Rust Belt."
Pittsburg Post-Gazette
January 18, 2018, 6am PST
The city of Pittsburgh is responding to complaints by residents of poor road conditions after snow and ice coated the city's rad this week.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
January 13, 2018, 11am PST
A stretch of land along the Monongahela River is attracting multiple deep-pocketed investors.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
December 17, 2017, 7am PST
A Ferris wheel has been proposed as a highly visible signal of the North Side of Pittsburgh's role in the city's downtown revitalization.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
December 5, 2017, 7am PST
Planning and design work on a proposed three-acre cap park is progressing in Pittsburgh.
Pittsburg Post-Gazette
November 28, 2017, 1pm PST
The university wanted to limit a section of Bigelow Boulevard to pedestrians, but the city pushed for a compromise: better crosswalks and traffic calming features. Now the challenge is finding the funds.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
November 28, 2017, 11am PST
Most "smart city" projects to-date are somewhat isolated and are not part of a more comprehensive network.
Scientific American
November 27, 2017, 6am PST
The city of Pittsburgh's Open Data project recently released a progress report to commemorate its first two years in operation.
Data-Smart City Solutions
November 15, 2017, 12pm PST
The electric bicycles appeared in Portland last year, but Pittsburgh will get the company's first dedicated non-truck delivery route.
Pittsburgh City Paper
November 10, 2017, 6am PST
The cutting-edge facilities are part of a $2 billion investment by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
October 17, 2017, 9am PDT
While mayors of shrinking cities do all they can to buoy a discouraging metric, others ask whether population growth is all it's cracked up to be.
Governing
October 3, 2017, 9am PDT
A proposed bus rapid transit route connecting Pittsburgh to the neighborhood of Oakland will surely benefit many commuters, but other transit commuters, including some of the poorest in the region, will face new hardships.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
September 28, 2017, 1pm PDT
Deciding to create an affordable housing trust fund is one thing, deciding how to fund it is another.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
September 17, 2017, 9am PDT
A team of researchers at Brookings suggests ways for Pittsburgh to lock in its status as a hub of the next economy, leaving all talk of the "Rust Belt" behind.
Brookings
August 29, 2017, 7am PDT
The Hilltop Urban Farm project is moving along in Pittsburgh. Few, if any, community gardens have been built on this scale before.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
August 18, 2017, 2pm PDT
The Night Mayor, a position first created in Amsterdam, has been taken up by cities around the world, first in Europe and now in more and more American cities.
Governing
July 26, 2017, 2pm PDT
Not all property data maps are created equal.
Data-Smart City Solutions
July 19, 2017, 6am PDT
"Healthy Ride," the bikeshare system launched in Pittsburgh in 2015, is looking to improve on sagging performance.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 28, 2017, 5am PDT
The Port Authority of Allegheny County is moving forward on a proposed bus rapid transit (BRT) system that connects Downtown Pittsburgh with Uptown, Oakland, and Wilkinsburg, with branches to Squirrel Hill and Highland Park.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette