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Mayor William Peduto calls for support for workers and small businesses

Mayor William Peduto is working with municipal and labor leaders around the country in support of financial aid for workers, small businesses and cities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Mayor is...

 

Community updated at South Side Planning Forum meeting

A city update by Councilman Bruce Kraus and city nighttime economy coordinator Allison Harnden kicked off the March 10 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Block by Block, or the Clean Team retained to keep the E. Carson St. corridor maintained,...

 

City of Pittsburgh announces operational changes due to COVID-19

The City of Pittsburgh will continue to deliver essential city services to residents throughout the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, though some services will be curtailed to protect employee and resident health. Non-emergency city offices and...

 

Mayor William Peduto declares State of Emergency due to COVID-19

Mayor William Peduto has declared a State of Emergency in the City of Pittsburgh and signed an Executive Order prohibiting all public gatherings of more than 50 people. "As the coronavirus has spread...

 

City of Pittsburgh moves to Level 2 emergency operations in response to COVID-19

The City of Pittsburgh is moving to further restrict face-to-face interactions between city personnel and residents, while preserving core city services in response to the spread of the COVID-19 pande...

 

Historic review hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearings in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 901-905 E. Carson Street, Empire Const...

 

Zone 3 Council reviews and looks toward the future

The February 17 regular business meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC) featured elections, crime report, and the 2020 meeting schedule. It began with guest speaker Anthony Kobak, a new senior planner with the Strategic Planning...

 

New Opportunity Zones Marketplace to help Pittsburgh produce more equitable development projects

The City of Pittsburgh and the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh are now part of Smart Growth America's new National Opportunity Zones Marketplace, intended to equip local governments, real...

 

Civic Leadership Academy applications open for spring 2020 class

Applications are now open for the Spring 2020 City of Pittsburgh Civic Leadership Academy (CLA). CLA is a free 11-week course where participants learn about city operations, services and resources...

 

DOMI releases draft Bike(+) Master Plan for review and opportunities to comment

After five years of planning and input from hundreds of individuals, the City of Pittsburgh Department of Mobility and Infrastructure has released the draft Bike(+) Master Plan for public comment....

 

Still time to register to be a Snow Angel in the city and help a neighbor

The City of Pittsburgh's Office of Community affairs is still accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Snow Angels Program. This program pairs older adult residents and residents with disabilities...

 

Crime rate drops in city

The City of Pittsburgh saw significant reductions in several key crime categories in 2019, most notably in homicides. Police officials credited the reductions to several factors, including excellent police work, a focus on community outreach and...

 

City developing a vision plan for future transportation

Crime statistics, a new Hilltop Program Steering Committee, and the Dept. of Public Works' 4th Division site update were among the topics at the Jan. 23 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair...

 

City, UPMC partnership to educate, empower community in emergencies

In an emergency, minutes matter. From calling 911, to knowing how to perform chest compressions or how to use a tourniquet, to clearing a path for emergency professionals, even the most basic...

 

Dedicated police unit, PED update at Forum

The Jan. 14 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with a brief report from Kitty Vagley, from the Friends of South Side Park, on a new South Side Park accessible trail. City approvals, and then state approvals, need to be secured. The hope...

 

Be an angel, a Snow Angel, help out an elderly neighbor

The City of Pittsburgh's Office of Community affairs is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Snow Angels Program. This program pairs older adult residents and residents with disabilities with...

 

Short forum meeting highlights proposed changes, PED update

The brief Dec. 10 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with updates on the South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED). While neither city Councilman Bruce Kraus nor city nighttime economy coordinator Allison Harnden could be present,...

 

Mayor Peduto joins new climate Mayors Steering Committee guiding nationwide climate action

Mayor William Peduto has announced his participation in the newly launched Climate Mayors Steering Committee, a group of 24 mayors who will serve as a leading voice in efforts to further climate action across the United States. The Steering...

 

Historic review hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearings in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 901-905 E. Carson Street, Empire...

 

City PLI Director Maura Kennedy leaving with Amazon

After six years working successfully to modernize the City of Pittsburgh's building inspection systems, Department of Permits, Licenses and Inspection Director Maura Kennedy is leaving the city for a...

 

City scores 100 in Municipal Equality Index Scorecard

For the third year in a row, the City of Pittsburgh has scored 100 in the Human Rights Campaign's Municipal Equality Index Scorecard (MEI), which rates how inclusive municipal laws, policies, and...

 

Zone 3 Council celebrates a successful year and looks forward to a better '20

The annual end-of-year meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC) on Nov. 18 began with President Liz Style detailing some of the group's 2019 accomplishments. They include: holding seven...

 

Planning grant for Hays Woods received by city

The Department of City Planning has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Community Conservation Program for the Hays Woods Master Plan. The grant will be matched by the City of Pittsburgh. The grant...

 

City announces matching funds from Recycling Partnership for blue recycling bins

Based on the City of Pittsburgh's zero-waste goals and the city's commitment to help residents transition to a containerized recycling system, The Recycling Partnership is offering Pittsburgh a grant...

 

Banner updates, police substation discussed at forum

The Nov. 12 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum included updates on the South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED), holiday banners, tree plantings, and more. City Councilman Bruce Kraus and c...

 

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