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City implements changes by Police Bureau after 2018 incident at Kopy's

Changes continue to be implemented in the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police’s Narcotics and Vice Division following an October 2018 incident inside Kopy’s bar in the South Side, Mayor William Peduto and Public Safety Director Wendel...

 
 News    July 16, 2019 

Quality of life cases will be heard by local judges

A new order from the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas will lead to neighborhood-level oversight of enforcement actions by the city’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure.  DOMI regularly holds contractors and others responsible for...

 

City graduates 24 new police officers

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police welcomed 24 new officers Tuesday evening during a Training Academy Graduation Ceremony for recruit class BR 18-03. The class of 24 graduates began their training on...

 

Pittsburgh announces partnership to purchase electric vehicles

At the second-annual Climate Mayors Summit in Honolulu, Hawaii, Climate Mayors Electric Vehicle Purchasing Collaborative ("the Collaborative") - with which the City of Pittsburgh is partnering to elec...

 

Board elections, bylaw changes at the SSCC meeting

Board elections and bylaw changes topped the annual general meeting of the South Side Community Council (SSCC) on June 24 at the Brashear Center. The meeting also included a presentation by Allison...

 

Mayor proposes expanded use of recycling bins

Seeking to improve the quality of recycling in Pittsburgh and to boost efforts to meet zero waste goals, Mayor William Peduto has announced plans to provide thousands more blue recycling bins to city...

 

One million meals among citywide food improvement efforts

Mayor William Peduto celebrated the kickoff of the 2019 Summer Food Program, and findings that the city’s food programs have served more than 1 million meals since they were reformed in 2015. Meals served by Citiparks’ GrubUp program accompany...

 

URA, Rodriguez partner to preserve affordable housing in the Flats

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) announced t it has closed on a $175,000 loan to an affiliate of a.m. Rodriguez, Inc., allowing this developer to buy out the limited partnership shares of two affordable housing developments...

 

Historic designation, E. Carson task forces discussed at Forum

A nomination of a South Side structure for historic designation, and updates on the East Carson St. business district strategy and the South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED), were the focus of the May 14 meeting of the South Side Planning...

 

City farmers markets opening for the season

The City of Pittsburgh is kicked off Farmers Market season with exciting new support and tools for all regional markets. Mayor William Peduto, the Pittsburgh Food Policy Council, Just Harvest and other community leaders marked the start of farmers...

 

Mayor William Peduto creates the city's first Office of Equity

Mayor William Peduto has signed an Executive Order creating the City’s Office of Equity, which will work across City of Pittsburgh government to embed the importance of equity in government work, and address and eradicate inequalities in all its...

 
 News    May 7, 2019

City launches podcast on public art

The City of Pittsburgh has launched a new series of podcasts centered around the city's collection of monuments, memorials, and public art. The series is an effort of the Public Art and Civic Design Division (PA+CD) of the Department of City...

 

Free book program is for city preschoolers

A new program offering free monthly books to Pittsburgh children from birth to age 5 is now taking applications from parents and guardians.  The free book program – in conjunction with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, the...

 

Devlin Field in Arlington one of two benefiting from Pirate Charities

Two City of Pittsburgh baseball fields are set to be updated this spring with funding assistance from Pirates Charities, the philanthropic arm of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Pirates Charities' "Fields for...

 

City offering free lawn cutting for some residents

The City of Pittsburgh is now accepting applications for the second of year of its City Cuts lawn-cutting program. It is a free program for veterans, people over the age of 62, and those with a...

 

Resource Fair is open for Housing Opportunity Fund

The Housing Opportunity Fund (HOF) is hosting a Housing Celebration and Resource Fair on April 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at 412 Boulevard of the Allies. The Resource Fair is an opportunity for residents to meet with HOF and URA Housing staff, along with...

 

City releases second Pittsburgh Equity Indicators Report

The City of Pittsburgh has released the second annual report on the Pittsburgh Equity Indicators: a set of 80 measures that report disparities by race, gender, or income in four domains: Health, Food, and Safety; Education, Workforce Development,...

 

See where your city taxes go with budget simulator

City of Pittsburgh taxpayers can see where their local taxes go by using the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)’s online public budget tool Balancing Act, http://pittsburghpa.gov/omb/budget-tax-receipt-simulation This tool provides information...

 

Environmentally friendly guidelines adopted by URA

The board of the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh has adopted the city’s “Clean Construction” guidelines.  The guidelines require all city government construction projects costing $2.5 million or more to use diesel emission control...

 

Micro loan program for women, minorities extended

A successful micro loan program helping small businesses started last year with the support of Mayor William Peduto is set to become permanent.  The Micro-Enterprise Loan Program started in 2018 by the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh...

 

Learn about Division 4's new building on April 22

South Pittsburgh residents will have an opportunity to hear plans for the new Public Works Division 4 facility off of Bausman Avenue in Knoxville on Monday, April 22, beginning at 6 p.m. in the large meeting room of the Knoxville Library, 400...

 

Candidates will be in Allentown on April 10

The April 10 Allentown Community Meeting will feature a Meet the Candidates’ Night beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue. Candidates confirming their attendance include: City of Pittsburgh District 3...

 

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...

 

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