Category: Long Range Planning

SHUC Annual 2017 Neighborhood Meeting and Open House

On Thursday November 16th at Levinson Hall in the JCC Squirrel Hill, 7pm, we will be holding our annual public meeting with a focus this year on “Transportation Safety and Mobility in Squirrel Hill.” Our featured guest speaker is Department of Mobility and Infrastructure Director Karina Ricks, who will talk about how the City’s Complete
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Plans Move Forward for Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Squirrel Hill

Progress has been made in the completion of a medical marijuana dispensary on 3885 Forward Avenue in Squirrel Hill, but with many steps ahead for Keystone Relief Center, the building’s doors will not open for at least another six months–if at all. Pennsylvania has received hundreds of applications from organizations across the state looking to create medical marijuana
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Bus Rapid Transit Project Update

In 2011, Port Authority of Allegheny County and the City of Pittsburgh began a study of potential improvements to the transit system. One possible improvement identified by the study was a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) that would address transit between Downtown and Oakland, and possibly extend to other East End neighborhoods. On April 3rd, your Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition
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President’s Message: Here’s Something to Think About

Here’s Something to Think About By Raymond N. Baum, President Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition info@SHUC.org   What is the future of Squirrel Hill’s commercial district? What do we want it to be? What can we do about it? Are we missing out on opportunities to attract and hold businesses and residents?     I think
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