Projects

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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Green Infrastructure Projects in Schenley Park and Beyond Take Shape

By Sonia Panic   If you picked up our latest Summer issue, you may have read about the city’s plan to redevelop the Four Mile Watershed and implement more green infrastructure aspects in the neighborhood. One of the goals in mind is to manage water quantity and quality. With this redevelopment, the new watershed is
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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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Folk Band Buffalo Rose to Perform at June Night Market

By Meghan Poisson-DeWitt   Perhaps Folk Music isn’t something most of our readers associate with the city of Pittsburgh. The very words seem to conjure images of late night camp fires in mountainous regions and men with banjos humming softly into the darkness. But actually, if you take a few minutes to search, you’ll find
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