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With historic influx of urban residents, cities are seeing growth in amenities
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
After decades of population loss, many cities are now growing faster than the rest of their metro areas. Urban developers are trying to attract the right amenities to support the new wave of urbanites. So what’s needed to sustain a dense and vibrant city? The answers might surprise you.
National Roundup: Pittsburgh's young entrepreneurs, Denver's newest breweries
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Pop City is one of 22 publications run by Issue Media Group, a Detroit-based media company. Our sister sites such as Model D in Detroit, Confluence in Denver, Fresh Water in Cleveland and Elevation in Washington D.C. have also been covering the latest in urban innovation and development. This is the first in a monthly series that will aggregate top news from around our network and profile what’s next for cities.
Shaving bucks off your ride: Lyft's pink mustache cars roll into Pittsburgh
Erin Keane Scott
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Lyft, an app-based ridesharing program popular in several U.S. cities, has come to Pittsburgh, providing competition for other forms of transportation and excitement for residents looking for a ride.
All aboard: Urban train stations redeveloped as neighborhood amenities
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Transit hubs across the country have the potential to be more than just places we pass through on our way to somewhere else -- all it takes is a little imagination.
Whatever happened to the Power of 32?
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The plan was to find a shared vision among 32 counties in four states. So how's that going now that 14 initiatives have been adopted? Better than you might think.
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Mayor announces first phases of protected bike lane program
Pittsburgh to host 25th annual meeting of the Intelligent Transportation Society
PGH and CLE face off in the National Bike Challenge
New branch of Three Rivers Heritage Trail to connect three municipalities
New bike shop in the Strip aims to make pedaling around PGH more accessible
Green Lane Project bringing five miles of bike lanes to Pittsburgh
Mayor's office announces pothole blitz
Transit Tales will bring locals' stories from the bus to the stage
Bike Pittsburgh unveils vision for 'Better Bikeways'
GoBurgh hosts Pittsburgh's first-ever Transit Day
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Enter the warp zone: Super Mario Bros. style map of the T.
Pittsburghers rank as second most courteous drivers
Source: Tech Times
Pittsburgh ranked among least dangerous metropolitan areas for pedestrians
Source: Smart Growth America
Pittsburgh ranks third for walking workers
Source: American Community Survey
The importance of BRT
Source: The Atlantic Cities
Local startup Astrobotic earns mention in the New Yorker
Source: The New Yorker
Pittsburgh is home to the second steepest public road in the world
Source: The Atlantic Cities
Pittsburgh Airport’s Executive Director on recovery after the death of the Hub
Source: The Cranky Flier
New electric car conversion kit will charge your car (and wallet)
Source: Mother Nature Network
Carnegie Mellons seeks solutions to transit cuts
Source: The Tartan
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Mall at Robinson leads the charge for the electric car
Plugged in: CMU's Electric Garage now offers the only public Tesla charging station in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh's Ian Nash joins the first cross-country solar flight for Bayer Material Science
Looking good Pittsburgh. PittsburghTODAY report highlights the state of the region
Buy Pittsburgh First unites local industries and everyone wins
Fly Pittsburgh nonstop. Because if you don't, you only have yourself to blame
Fiks: Reflective bike tape for rims that pop at night. HIRING
ParkPGH best urban parking app in the country
Pitt undergrad invents electric scooter, PEV0 by Pulse Motors. Vote for him!
Where's the bus? Tiramisu Transit is the app for that
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Pittsburgh is now a Trail Town
2013 BikeFest offers more than 80 rides and events over three weeks
Bicycle built for 200,000? You bet, if bike sharing comes to the Burgh
Travelers Aid Transit Treasure Hunt
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