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Mayor issues policies aimed at autonomous vehicle testing

Mayor William Peduto has issued an Executive Order outlining city objectives and expectations for the safe testing of autonomous vehicles in Pittsburgh, and assigning responsibilities for the development of transparent and constructive reporting...

 

PWSA will get state funds for its area lead line replacement project

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) completed settlement on a $49 million construction project to replace drinking water lead service lines in the distribution systems of the Morningside, Homewood, Perry, Mount Washington, South Side and...

 

City to upgrade child care facilities

Mayor William Peduto’s administration is introducing a $2 million fund to boost the quality of early learning and Pre-K within the city by improving child care facilities. The City of Pittsburgh Childcare Quality Fund, introduced to Pittsburgh...

 

City chooses consultant to roll out Language Access Plan

The City of Pittsburgh has teamed up with Bromberg & Associates and Federal Compliance Consulting to aid in the rollout of the city’s Language Access Plan. The city and consultants are moving forward with inclusively addressing the various...

 

Allentown community meeting

The next Allentown Community Development Corp. community meeting will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue beginning at 6:30 p.m. The agenda includes presentations on ioby crowd funding and from...

 

City launching Dolly Parton Book Gifting Program with foundation support

Mayor William Peduto’s administration plans to launch a free book program for children from birth to age 5 with support from the Benter Foundation. Legislation has been introduced to Pittsburgh City Council to accept $250,000 from the foundation...

 

Peduto administration proposing changes to towing procedures in city

Mayor William Peduto’s administration has issued a request for proposals to bring safety and customer protections to towing procedures for vehicles involved in accidents on city streets.  Under the proposal, only one towing company would be...

 

City seeking contractor proposals for the City Cuts Senior Lawn-Cutting Program

The City of Pittsburgh is soliciting bids for the second year of its City Cuts lawn-cutting program, and is holding meetings for interested contractors. Solicitation #19000024 went live on Beacon, the city’s transparent, web-based procurement...

 

Officials announce city property tax relief plan

Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr., Representatives Ed Gainey and Sara Innamorato, and Mayor William Peduto have announced plans for a property tax relief program for Pittsburgh. As Pittsburgh continues to experience increased investment and...

 

City approves first RCOs, groups get help to apply

The Registered Community Organization (RCO) process is now underway. The Larimer Consensus Group and Oakland Planning and Development Corporation have completed the application process and are now established as RCOs. As RCOs, these organizations...

 

Pittsburgh Police will establish a new domestic violence unit

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police is set to establish a new investigations unit this year focusing on domestic violence cases, using $500,000 in funding from the Nina Baldwin Fisher Foundation. Legislation accepting the funding has been introduced to...

 

Civic Leadership Academy for city residents, businesses

Registration is now open for the City of Pittsburgh Civic Leadership Academy, a free program for residents and business owners operating within city limits. The Civic Leadership Academy is an 11-week course encouraging civic leadership by giving...

 

Peduto administration reasserts commitments to affordable housing

The Peduto Administration issued a statement last week saying it was committed to working with all interested parties to support affordable housing in the city, as well as to boost neighborhood development by helping community groups to grow.  Budge...

 

Peduto signs contract with paramedics

Mayor William Peduto has signed a new contract with Fraternal Association of Professional Paramedics Local 1.  "This agreement will place more medic units – and provide increased public safety ...

 

Mayor submits 2019 budgets to city council

Mayor William Peduto last week presented the city’s proposed 2019 Operating and Capital budgets to Pittsburgh City Council. They included no tax increases, and included increased spending on priorities including landslides and flooding,...

 

Pittsburgh named winner in American Cities Climate Challenge

Bloomberg Philanthropies announced Pittsburgh as a winning city in the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge. The Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge is a $70 million dollar program that will accelerate 20 ambitious cities’ efforts...

 

Lead line replacement program receives major investment from Wolf Administration

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is receiving more than $49 million in loans and grants to significantly boost efforts to protect the city’s drinking water, Governor Tom Wolf announced today.  The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment...

 

Residents concerned about proposed needle exchange program

A possible needle exchange program in Carrick continues to draw support from many residents, but others are not convinced and remain concerned about the impact it will have on the community. Discussions around Prevention Point’s proposed mobile...

 

Online applications now available for city's Snow Angels program

Snow Angels – the City of Pittsburgh program matching volunteers to elderly residents and those with disabilities needing snow removal help – is now taking applications online.  Both volunteers and residents may sign up for the program at the...

 

Mayor issues Executive Order directing city agencies to consider workplace reforms

Mayor William Peduto has issued an Executive Order directing all city authorities to consider 17 workforce improvements his administration has advanced for city employees and residents. “Our government is doing its part to make Pittsburgh a better...

 

City administration proposes new accessibility legislation

The City of Pittsburgh Office of Mayor William Peduto is proposing legislation requiring any new or renovated playgrounds to include at least one accessible swing according to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) and at least one...

 

MO mayor opposes care facility proposed for school building

A new council member, and a proposal to turn the former Mt. Oliver School into a health and care giving facility operated by the human service agency Auberle, kicked off the Sept. 17 meeting of Mt. Ol...

 

New Division 4 building along with more paving in city's 2019 budget

Mayor William Peduto’s administration has filed preliminary 2019 budgets with the Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority that included no tax increases and increased spending on landslides and flooding, facilities, paving and other priorities....

 

PGH Lab 4.0 applications now open

Mayor William Peduto, the City of Pittsburgh Department of Innovation & Performance, the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Parking Authority, and the Allegheny Conference on...

 

City to save energy with high-tech electrical plugs

Mayor William Peduto’s administration has introduced legislation to City Council creating the nation’s first Integrated Energy Savings as a Service initiative, which will deliver energy savings to city facilities.  The pilot program with...

 

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