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 News    July 7, 2020 

City saved $1M with new salting methods

While summer is in full swing, numbers from last winter show the City of Pittsburgh saved more than $1 million from new road salt distribution methods adopted by the Department of Public Works....

 

Peduto Administration to create LGBTQIA+ Commission

Mayor William Peduto's administration has forwarded legislation to City Council to create a permanent LGBTQIA+ Commission within City government.  The mayor created a LGBTQIA+ Advisory Council in...

 

City announces plans for an Office of Community Health and Safety

The Office of Mayor William Peduto, Office of Equity and Department of Public Safety have announced their blueprint for a new Office of Community Health and Safety. The office will redirect city resou...

 

Mayor call for transparency in release of police footage

Mayor William Peduto is calling for changes to state law to make it easier for city officials to quickly release footage from police body-worn cameras. Last year Pittsburgh Police invested $10...

 

Final 10-Year Bike(+) Plan released and Pittsburgh moves toward rapid implementation

After five years of development and consultation with hundreds of local stakeholders across scores of neighborhoods, the City of Pittsburgh Department of Mobility and Infrastructure released the...

 

Mayor Peduto calls for transparency in release of police body-worn camera footage

Mayor William Peduto is calling for changes to state law to make it easier for city officials to quickly release footage from police body-worn cameras. Last year Pittsburgh Police invested $10...

 

Peduto Administration to create LGBTQIA+ Commission

Mayor William Peduto's administration has forwarded legislation to City Council to create a permanent LGBTQIA+ Commission within City government. The mayor created a LGBTQIA+ Advisory Council in...

 

Mayor Peduto names Community Task Force on Police Reform

Mayor William Peduto named the Pittsburgh Community Task Force on Police Reform, which is part of his commitment to President Obama's MBK Alliance Pledge. We are committed to "engage your communities...

 

City announces plans for an Office of Community Health and Safety

The Office of Mayor William Peduto, Office of Equity and Department of Public Safety have announced their blueprint for a new Office of Community Health and Safety. The office will redirect city resou...

 

Mayor Peduto outlines his agenda for police reform in Pittsburgh

Last week, Mayor William Peduto outlined his agenda for police reform.  The mayor renewed his previous endorsement of use-of-force legislation introduced by state Representatives Summer Lee and Ed...

 

City gathering community input virtuall for '21 budget

The City of Pittsburgh Office of Management and Budget and Office of Community Affairs are collecting community input for the 2021 Capital Budget through an online survey and virtual meetings....

 

City parks are rated high

City of Pittsburgh parks have been rated 15th best in the nation for access and quality by the Trust for Public Land.  Five years ago, the city’s parks were rated far worse, but have improved after commitments to improve them by Mayor William...

 

City of Pittsburgh offering more online permitting options

The City of Pittsburgh has launched the latest phase of OneStopPGH at https://pittsburghpa.gov/onestoppgh/, the online service where residents and businesses can apply, pay for, and receive...

 

City cancels July 4 fireworks, opens other recreation activities

As the City of Pittsburgh enters a phased reopening, the city has released how summertime activities will be impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  While many activities will be permitted, others will be canceled or postponed. All...

 

Mayor Peduto and Public Safety officials read bedtime stories in new online series

Mayor William Peduto and the Department of Public Safety personnel will be reading bedtime stories for children. Mayor Peduto will read stories from the City-County Building as part of the Grant...

 

City updates budget impacts from pandemic

The latest budget numbers for the City of Pittsburgh in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic show severe dips in revenue collection matched with drops in spending as well. From March through May 8 of...

 

Elected officials, business leaders provide guidance as county moves to yellow phase

County Executive Rich Fitzgerald joined elected officials and business leaders to provide basic guidance for employers and employees as the county moves to the yellow phase of reopening this Friday, May 15. “We have been successful in our efforts...

 
 News    May 5, 2020

City of Pittsburgh issues hiring freeze

Mayor William Peduto has announced he is instituting a hiring freeze for more than 60 currently unfilled positions within city government, in a move to save money during the deep budget impacts of...

 
 News    May 5, 2020

Pittsburgh urging appeals court to reverse rulings blocking gun safety ordinances

The City of Pittsburgh has asked the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court to reverse a lower court decision blocking the implementation of gun violence prevention measures enacted after the mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue, the City Law...

 

Mayor William Peduto releases statement on Pittsburgh entering Yellow Phase of COVID-19 response

Mayor William Peduto has released the following statement on Governor Tom Wolf’s announcement that he is easing COVID-19 restrictions in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County: “I want to thank Governor Wolf for recognizing all that the greater...

 

Construction activity resumes Friday in the city

In accordance with guidance provided by Governor Tom Wolf, general construction activity will be permitted to resume in the City of Pittsburgh beginning on Friday, May 1. "Following the leadership of Governor Wolf, and in accordance with strong...

 

New city legislation expands protections against discrimination in housing

During the April 28 Regular Meeting of Pittsburgh City Council, Councilperson Erika Strassburger introduced legislation to add "actual or perceived citizenship status" and "actual or perceived...

 

Mayor announces COVID-19 funding for residents and small businesses

Mayor William Peduto's administration plans to issue more than $12 million in new federal funds to organizations supporting residents and small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The fundin...

 

URA's Housing Stabilization Program is available to assist with financial hardships

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) announced funding is available for rental and utility assistance through the Housing Opportunity Fund’s Housing Stabilization Program (HSP); mortgage assistance is now available through HSP,...

 

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