Public Safety

  • Most police officers since 2004
  • Most building inspectors since 2004
  • Most fire fighters since 2004 (greatly reducing firefighter OT)
  • Most paramedics since 2004
  • Brought back EMT program
  • Awarded DOJ Community Oriented Policing Grant
  • Selected for National Initiative to Increase Community Trust by DOJ
  • Expanded body cameras for police

City Operations

  • PLI (Department of Permits, Licenses and Inspections) inspectors got email and cell phones
  • All PLI permit tracking now online
  • All PLI inspectors have tablets
  • All DPW supervisors have tablets to be on the street and not in the office tracking snow and 311 calls
  • Put park shelter permits online
  • Created Buildingeye: interactive map of permits, licenses, code enforcement, & planning applications
  • Most investment in our city fleet in a decade
  • Doubled the paving budget since 2013
  • Created snowplow tracker
  • Massive 311 upgrades in technology and staffing levels
  • MyBurgh app to submit problems to 311
  • Passed landlord registration, to subject rentals to regular inspections
  • Committed to $15 hour for city employees
  • Money for Smart Cities project
  • MetroLab agreement with CMU to bring data, analytics, and innovation to city government
  • Passed security guard training legislation

Children

  • Increased Learn & Earn Summer Youth Job program from 150 to 2,000 kids
  • Free summer lunch for kids
  • Free food at night for kids in the city
  • Free summer pool access for kids
  • Free swimming lessons for all second graders
  • Created Cops and Kids summer camp
  • Summer program for homeless youth to learn computer programming
  • National League of Cities grant and program to sign all children up for the ACA

Development

  • Uber test track and ATC Center
  • $257 million Advanced Robotics Manufacturing Center
  • Brought the North American expansion for tech startup Breezie to Pittsburgh
  • $21 million to fund the “cap” over Interstate 579
  • Hays Woods acquisition
  • Master plan and funding for massive new Larimer Park
  • Animal Rescue League’s new larger location
  • West End: Master Plumbers building, Pittsburgh Spice & Seasoning building, and Sheridan housing development
  • City of Asylum development
  • Bradbury Building development
  • Oxford 3 Crossings mixed-use development
  • Doughboy Square apartments
  • Redevelopment of Detectives Building in East Liberty
  • Carrick Senior Center
  • Carrick new senior housing
  • Homewood Oxford S&A affordable homes deal
  • Hill District Passive Housing (extreme energy efficiency)
  • Morningside School redevelopment
  • Uptown Pat Nardelli Housing Project
  • South Side Brew House artist loft development
  • South Side Works housing Development
  • Station Square housing development
  • Park 7 Development
  • Schenley High School renovation
  • Health Department site redevelopment
  • Community Kitchen in Hazelwood
  • La Gourmandine brought to Hazelwood
  • Almono Infrastructure site redevelopment
  • Leases for the first building at Almono

Environment

  • Launch of Uptown eco innovation district
  • LED light transformation for city parking garages
  • Put a new clean air/clean water inspector in the City budget
  • Created guidelines for implementation of the Clean Air Act
  • Purchased first fleet of electric cards
  • Expanded the diesel retrofit program for City garbage trucks

Pittsburgh for All

  • Passed land bank legislation to deal with blighted properties
  • Passed affordable housing trust fund
  • BEACON launched: improving contracting transparency and MWBE opportunities
  • Nearly eliminated veteran homelessness
  • Veteran housing initiative with Habitat for Humanity
  • Welcome Pittsburgh Plan
  • Veterans housing on Penn Avenue
  • Teens in Foster Care transition housing
  • Saved Crawford Roberts affordable housing
  • Saved Wood Street Commons
  • 300% increase in URA funding for small business programs