Cyclists concerned about redesign of Schenley Drive
The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy's preliminary proposal to narrow Schenley Drive between Darlington and Panther Hollow roads has received early criticism over design drawings of a shared bike and pedestrian path. The conservancy's multi-year plan to manage storm water in Schenley Park and restore the Panther Hollow watershed and lake includes a proposed "skinny street" that would restructure how cyclists and pedestrians use the drive.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Pittsburgh: birthplace of the VFW
Despite continual flare-ups in the Middle East which threaten to prolong U.S. military involvement in the region, tens of thousands of U.S. troops have been withdrawn from Iraq and Afghanistan over the past few years and returned to their homes and families. For many of these veterans, the transition to civilian life marks a continuation of - rather than an end to - their travails.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
NBC Bay Area
Report: Bay Area Worst Place for Home Flipping
That startling news comes courtesy of RealtyTrac , which says that Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is the best place in the U.S. for flippers, and that the Bay Area is worst.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Pittsburgh Business Leaders See Bikeways as Cure for Road-Space Shortage
Along Pittsburgh's new downtown bike lane, all intersections are signalized, but cyclists won't receive dedicated signal phases and most crossings are unmarked.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Expert: Print on cyanide vial could be vital in Ferrante murder trial
A single fingerprint found on a bottle of potassium cyanide could be a key piece of evidence if it matches a sample from Robert Ferrante, the University of Pittsburgh researcher accused of fatally poisoning his wife, a fingerprint expert said on Friday.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Lyft gets lift-off from PUC, but where will ride sharing take us?
After much battling, taxi service Lyft has received reprieve and will be temporarily allowed to operate in Pittsburgh, while competitor Uber is expected to receive results from its hearings with the Pennsylvania Utilities Commission this week.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The China Post
Murals give young people chance to shine, memorialize local playwright
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review/MCT--Fashion-lover Rayonna Woodson finds a lot of similarities between unique clothing pairings and the August Wilson mural she is helping with in the Hill District of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.