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Pittsburgh To Develop Comprehensive Plan

The city voted to spend $6 million on a plan to address future development.

February 8, 2024 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Allegheny County Charts 2024 Transportation Priorities

The region will see expansions in air travel options, Amtrak improvements, and a redesigned bus system to better serve post-pandemic needs.

December 31, 2023 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Pittsburgh Launches Adaptive Bike Share Fleet

The new bikes include a recumbent bicycle and a front-loading cargo bike.

September 24, 2023 - Pittsburgh Magazine

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Pittsburgh Launches New Comprehensive Plan Process

Pittsburgh is starting from scratch on a new comprehensive plan, after stalling on the ForgingPGH plan in 2021.

August 31, 2023 - Pittsburgh Union Progress

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Pennsylvania Law Removes Obstacles to Blight Reduction

“We don’t need every old coal miner’s house” to stay standing, says Sen. David Argall (R-Schuylkill).

July 7, 2023 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Pittsburgh Aims for Equitable Mobility

A two-year pilot program aims to provide an integrated, multimodal, and affordable transportation system across the city combining transit, bikes, e-scooters, and other options.

May 11, 2023 - Government Technology


Pittsburgh Developers Push Back on Zoning Review Fees

An increase in fees for commercial construction projects is raising concerns from local developers who say the industry already faces rising costs to build in the city.

March 30, 2023 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Pittsburgh Moves Ahead With Zoning Changes for University-Adjacent Neighborhood

The implementation of a new master plan for the neighborhood of Oakland, home to the University of Pittsburgh, is moving forward despite controversy and a contentious community engagement process.

February 24, 2023 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Pittsburgh Adaptive Reuse Program Accepting Applications

The city has issued a request for proposals to support projects converting downtown office buildings to affordable housing.

February 9, 2023 - Smart Cities Dive


Adaptive Reuse Booming in Pittsburgh

The city is seeing rapid growth in residential development in its downtown core, signaling a shift to accommodate a reduced need for office space and a renewed interest in mixed-use, transit-oriented neighborhoods.

October 11, 2022 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Zoning Changes, Federal Funds Enable Adaptive Reuse Program in Pittsburgh

Funding and zoning changes are likely necessary but insufficient on their own, to borrow a phrase from Nolan Gray. Pittsburgh hopes to deploy both to spur adaptive reuse in the city.

September 26, 2022 - Trib Live

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Pittsburgh Launches Guaranteed Basic Mobility Pilot

The program aims to improve access to jobs and economic opportunities for some of the city’s most underserved neighborhoods.

August 25, 2022 - Smart Cities Dive

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Pittsburgh Regional Transit Moves To Implement Long-Range Plan

After four years of delays, the agency is ready to implement a five-year plan setting the foundation for its long-term goals to improve and expand service.

July 27, 2022 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Pittsburgh’s Downtown Office Buildings Could Soon Become Housing

The city is proposing a $2.1 million boost to state and county efforts aimed at converting office buildings to affordable workforce housing.

July 11, 2022 - Pittsburgh Magazine

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Pittsburgh Debuts ‘Advisory’ Bike Lane

The design uses a central traffic lane and adjacent two-way bike lanes to prioritize people on bikes on a popular cycling route.

June 23, 2022 - CBS Pittsburgh

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Pittsburgh Plans Pedestrian-Friendly Makeover on Downtown Street

Pittsburgh’s Smithfield Street could gain wider sidewalks, a bike lane, and more green space.

May 5, 2022 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Pittsburgh To Assess Limited-Equity Coops as Affordable Housing Tool

The mutual housing developments known as limited-equity cooperatives give lower-income residents an opportunity to buy into a building where they could not otherwise afford it.

April 27, 2022 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Pittsburgh To Revamp its Bike Share System With E-Bikes, New Stations

The system overhaul is partly due to nextbike's shift to focusing on its European markets. The new fleet will include 350 e-bikes and expand service to new neighborhoods.

March 21, 2022 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Pittsburgh Becomes First 'Dark Sky' City in Eastern U.S.

As evidence showing the benefits of dark skies builds, Pittsburgh becomes the first eastern American city to enact a dark sky policy.

December 29, 2021 - Bloomberg CityLab

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Pittsburgh Pedestrian Wayfinding Program Set to Launch

Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission awarded $1.4 million to the city of Pittsburgh to launch the Pittsburgh Pedestrian Wayfinding initiative.

December 22, 2021 - Pittsburgh City Paper

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