Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Pittsburgh

The Looming Transit Breakdown That Threatens America’s Economy

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While federal transit funding stagnates, the nation’s largest rail and bus systems have been delaying critical maintenance projects. Without sustained efforts to fix infrastructure and vehicles, the effects of deteriorating service in big American cities could ripple across the national economy, according to a new report from the Regional Plan Association [PDF]. RPA focuses on ten of the nation’s largest transit agencies […]

How Pittsburgh Builds Bike Lanes Fast Without Sacrificing Public Consultation

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Michael Andersen blogs for The Green Lane Project, a PeopleForBikes program that helps U.S. cities build better bike lanes to create low-stress streets. Four months — that’s how long it took Pittsburgh to announce, plan, and build its first three protected bike lanes. One of the country’s most beautiful (and probably still underrated) cities has […]

Talking Headways: Pro-Walk Pro-Bike Redux

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After a week at the Pro-Walk Pro-Bike Pro-Place Conference in Pittsburgh, it was all I could talk about — and luckily, Jeff was an eager audience. In this podcast, Jeff and I talk about the relative utility of a character like Isabella, the new character People for Bikes created to make the case for safe, low-stress […]