January 1, 2016, 9am PST
With the economic benefit of redevelopment along Pittsburgh's river well understood, it's time to survey all the new and reused riverfront properties coming online.
December 30, 2015, 12pm PST
The Greenfield Bridge could also be considered infamous, but it's for history to decide now.
December 27, 2015, 5am PST
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette profiles a man in a small town in Pennsylvania that does a pretty good impression of Santa Claus, if you ask us.
December 3, 2015, 7am PST
With a planned pace of ten new miles of bike lanes every year for the next five years, Pittsburgh is already making over many of its thoroughfares in the complete streets model. A formal city policy certainly won't hurt, however.
December 1, 2015, 2pm PST
The neighborhood of Homewood in Pittsburgh, PA is poised is poised for new investment but is still far from a gentrification tipping point. A proposed "cluster plan" walks a fine line for the neighborhood's future.
October 26, 2015, 9am PDT
A map of Pittsburgh's food deserts illustrates a nationwide problem with food insecurity.
October 20, 2015, 5am PDT
A new bridge across the Alleghany River will connect Oakmant and Harmar. Another bridge located in nearby Pittsburgh, made infamous by John Oliver, closed earlier this week.
August 29, 2015, 1pm PDT
It's still not bike-friendly, but it's getting better. The Capitol Limited from Chicago to Washington joins a small list of routes allowing for "roll-on, roll-off," though reservations and a $25 fee may apply.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
September 10, 2014, 2pm PDT
The old Civic Arena site, formerly the home of the Pittsburgh Penguin NHL team, will be redeveloped with the help of the city's largest-ever tax increment financing district.
July 18, 2014, 12pm PDT
In the hopes of finalizing a plan to connect Pittsburgh and Oakland with a bus rapid transit route, the Port Authority of Allegheny County has approved $3 million out of the needed $4 million for a preliminary engineering and environmental review.
June 25, 2014, 9am PDT
Allegheny County officials have embarked on an experiment to allow companies to drill for oil and gas below one of the county's eight parks. Whether operations expand beyond the initial test site remains to be seen.
June 17, 2014, 1pm PDT
"The drilling industry boom in places like Washington County [Pennsylvania] has squeezed the housing market, especially among those looking for lower-priced apartments and homes," reports Stephanie Ritenbaugh.
May 27, 2014, 1pm PDT
Diane Nelson Jones report that Pittsburgh's famous Mellon Square, called the city's "emerald oasis," will reopen this week after closing for renovations in 2011.
April 17, 2014, 8am PDT
Pittsburgh recently approved a land bank to acquire properties when owners fall behind on property taxes. The question about how much control to grant an independent authority, or maintain with the City Council, remains controversial.