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North Shore Pittsburgh traffic concerns

April 17th, 2007 · 14 Comments

There was an editorial in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (not written by the Post-Gazette) a while back about the difficulties of development in Pittsburgh.  When I read it, I thought the author was wrong.  I think I may now have to apologize. There is an article today in the Post-Gazette that the attorney for the Science Center, the new casino’s neighbor, “may” […]

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Tags: casino · Pittsburgh · transportation

Pittsburgh Prepared for Evacuation

October 23rd, 2006 · 2 Comments

25 urban areas could face greater challenges than New Orleans experienced after Hurricane Katrina, according to the Emergency Evacuation Report Card 2006 (pdf file) compiled by the American Highway Users Alliance. Pittsburgh earned a “B”, ranking 4th out of the 37 urban areas studied.    Photo by omnibus.  License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0. 

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Tags: Pittsburgh · transportation · Why Pittsburgh

Turning to the Trash

October 20th, 2006 · 10 Comments

Somehow I knew that it was budget time. First, there was the article at the top of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette website about an offer by the Pittsburgh Transportation Group to pay for Yellow Cabs to use the busways. Then there was an article about the city considering allow corporations to sponsor garbage trucks.   Finally, the City […]

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Tags: Allegheny County · City of Pittsburgh · transportation

Google Transit Pittsburgh — Too Cool

September 27th, 2006 · 8 Comments

Excited about Free Wi-fi?  Nope.  Thrilled about the North Shore Connector?  Not really.  A faster way to find a bus route in Pittsburgh, PA?  NOW THAT’S SOMETHING I CAN USE!!! The Port Authority of Allegheny County has finally done something right.  They got in touch with Google and Google Transit has come to Pittsburgh!!! If you […]

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Tags: Pittsburgh · transportation · Why Pittsburgh

North Shore / North Side News

September 26th, 2006 · 6 Comments

The new Allegheny Branch of Carnegie Library on the north side will be built on vacant land at 1210 Federal St. The URA is looking to revive lower Brighton Road between North Avenue and Kirkbride Street on the North Side. Finally, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette wants critics to make their peace with the North Shore Connector.  It can […]

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Tags: Commercial Real Estate · North Shore · Pittsburgh · Real Estate · transportation

Pittsburgh News

September 8th, 2006 · 6 Comments

Pittsburgh leaders unveiled a 3 year, $3 million marketing campaign to showcase the region’s attractions.  Ads with the slogan “Pittsburgh.  Imagine what you can do here.” will run in both local and national media online and off, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.  Previously, each county handled its own marketing, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.  Now, […]

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Tags: Allegheny County · Bloomfield · Neighborhoods · North Shore · property taxes · South Side · transportation

Latest Pittsburgh Real Estate News:

July 15th, 2006 · 6 Comments

The URA and Ferchill Group are in talks for a new building at the Pittsburgh Technology Center.  The URA has also set an October deadline for Millcraft and a 5th-Forbes redevelopment plan. The Clark Building on Liberty Avenue, home to the Pittsburgh Culinary Institute, sold to a NY investor. The Post-Gazette is excited about wireless downtown and the North […]

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Tags: Commercial Real Estate · Fifth Forbes · Pittsburgh · Real Estate · transportation · URA

pittsburgh real estate news today

July 7th, 2006 · 2 Comments

Posting should be light for the next two weeks while I study for the bar exam.  Important Pittsburgh news today:  It’s All Star Game weekend in Pittsburgh! Pittsburgh Post-Gazette articles: North Shore Connector for Light Rail System (finally) moving toward fall groundbreaking. PNC Financial Services office tower construction to begin in August.  There’s also a similar […]

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Tags: Commercial Real Estate · Hospitals · Pittsburgh · Real Estate · transportation

Searching for Pittsburgh Bridges

June 20th, 2006 · 7 Comments

In honor of the new book celebrating Pittsburgh’s bridges Bob Regan and Tim Fabian (the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has their book signing schedule), and the winner of the design competition for the West End Bridge walkway, Endres Ware, (you can check out the designs at the Pittsburgh Bridge competition website) I thought I’d offer up a couple websites for those […]

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Tags: transportation

Deadline for decision on T extension to North Shore

June 17th, 2006 · 12 Comments

If there’s no agreement for additional funding between federal, state, and local officials in the next month (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review says June 23, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says July 15), then the plans for the T extension to the North Shore will probably be scrapped. It seems a shame to lose $320 million in federal grants and a tool […]

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Tags: transportation