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Talking Pittsburgh w/ Mayor Peduto Episode 3

In this episode Mayor Peduto talks about the Affordable Care Act (ACA)and its impact on Pittsburgh. He also discusses current issues with the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA)and what that means for the safety [...]

By | March 26th, 2017|Audio|Comments Off on Talking Pittsburgh w/ Mayor Peduto Episode 3

Taking a Stand on Immigration – Conversations with the Mayor

Mayor Peduto talks about Pittsburgh's plan and response to immigration issues. He shares his personal family perspective as well as his administrations policies around this important and timely topic. Video is an excerpt from an [...]

By | March 26th, 2017|Videos|Comments Off on Taking a Stand on Immigration – Conversations with the Mayor

Bus Rapid Transit in Pittsburgh

Mayor Peduto talks about the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) plan and its unique roll in the overall transportation strategy for Pittsburgh.

By | March 26th, 2017|Videos|Comments Off on Bus Rapid Transit in Pittsburgh

Bike Lanes in Pittsburgh

Mayor Peduto talks about bike lanes and their overall importance to the transportation strategy of Pittsburgh.

By | March 26th, 2017|Videos|Comments Off on Bike Lanes in Pittsburgh

Governor Wolf to Congress: Fight for Better Health Care, Not Partisan Politics

While we can be grateful that President Trump and the Republican-controlled Congress failed at this attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with the AHCA -- which if it had passed would have meant the loss of health insurance for millions -- that does not mean that the fight is over.

By | March 24th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Social Justice|Comments Off on Governor Wolf to Congress: Fight for Better Health Care, Not Partisan Politics

Monday Memo 3/20/17

In the second installment of the "Talking Pittsburgh w/ Mayor Peduto" weekly podcast, Mayor Peduto discusses the impact President Trump's newly proposed budget will have on our City and his meeting with Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and the National League of Cities' education committee. Find out what will become of critical programs like the Summer of Earn and Learn by clicking here to listen to this six minute podcast.

By | March 20th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Keeping Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh|Comments Off on Monday Memo 3/20/17

Talking Pittsburgh w/ Mayor Peduto Episode 2

In this episode Mayor Peduto talks about the Trump administration's proposed budget. He also speaks about his trip to Washington D.C. to visit the Secretary of Education, Betsy Devos and how the Trump administration's budget [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|Audio|Comments Off on Talking Pittsburgh w/ Mayor Peduto Episode 2

New Life for the Strip District’s Produce Terminal

Chicago developer McCaffery Interests and the City's Urban Redevelopment Authority have inked an agreement to redevelop the Strip District's historic produce terminal, starting with a public market. The market place will feature local and regional businesses that will include food, crafts and the arts.

By | March 17th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Economic Development|Comments Off on New Life for the Strip District’s Produce Terminal

Talking Pittsburgh w/ Mayor Peduto Episode 1

In this episode Mayor Peduto talks about regional transportation, The Bus Rapid Transit system (BRT) & OnePittsburgh Resiliency plan for the future of Pittsburgh.

By | March 15th, 2017|Audio|Comments Off on Talking Pittsburgh w/ Mayor Peduto Episode 1

Tuesday Topics 3/14/17

Breaking records, Team Peduto submitted 3, 939 signatures to qualifying the Mayor to appear on ballot. That number is nearly 16 times the minimum number required to qualify! Importantly, it includes signatures of supporters from every neighborhood in the City of Pittsburgh. This also exceeds the number of petitions submitted by the Mayor's 2013 campaign by nearly 1,500 signatures.

By | March 14th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Keeping Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh|Comments Off on Tuesday Topics 3/14/17

Public Works Crews Prepare for Overnight Winter Weather Forecast

PITTSBURGH, PA (March 13, 2017) - The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works (DPW) has issued a Level 2 Snow Alert Alert effective Noon on Monday, March 13, 2017. The City of Pittsburgh Snow Plow Tracker will be active throughout the anticipated snow event. Current forecasts for the Pittsburgh area are fluctuating but the most recent estimates are calling for snow accumulations of 2" – 5" within a 36 hour period with snowfall expected to begin around 10:00 p.m., Monday, March 13, and last until 6:00 a.m. Wednesday. Updates will be provided by DPW if snow event forecasts and details change.

By | March 13th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Public Safety|Comments Off on Public Works Crews Prepare for Overnight Winter Weather Forecast

Last Call to Sign Up to March in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade!

Pittsburgh will hold its annual St. Patrick's Day parade tomorrow. This is your last chance to sign up to show your support for Mayor Bill Peduto by marching with him and your friends and neighbors in this iconic Pittsburgh event. This is a fun, family-friendly event where wearing all things green is encouraged. Come out and make a day of it!

By | March 10th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Home Page Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on Last Call to Sign Up to March in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade!

Sign Up Now to March with the Mayor in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Pittsburgh will hold its annual St. Patrick's Day parade on Saturday, March 11th. The parade is one of the largest in the country with some 100,000 parade-goers. We need you to join with Bill Peduto as we march in this iconic Pittsburgh event!

By | March 7th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Home Page Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on Sign Up Now to March with the Mayor in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade

BREAKING: First Polling Numbers In

We have some initial polling numbers in, and we wanted to be sure to share some of them with you. Voters in Pittsburgh generally feel the city is heading in the right direction (68% vs. 22% who disagree). Voters have a strong, positive assessment of Mayor Peduto (74% vs. 15% negative) and he has a job approval rating of 63%.

Introducing Team Peduto

Beginning this month, our re-election campaign staff is working in full swing out of our newly opened campaign office at 4314 Penn Avenue. Our team reflects and deeply believes in a city that is diverse and inclusive -- a Pittsburgh that works for everyone. They also love the City and are working together to help keep Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh.

By | February 27th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Keeping Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh|Comments Off on Introducing Team Peduto

Citiparks Recruiting Lifeguards for the Summer

If you are a certified lifeguard or are interested in obtaining certification, the Citiparks Aquatic Division is looking for you. They are currently recruiting lifeguards for the 2017 summer season. Lifeguards must be City of Pittsburgh residents and at least 16 years of age by June 2, 2017. The starting pay rate is $9.09 an hour. If you are interested in working as a lifeguard for Citiparks, please contact the Citiparks Aquatic Division Office at 412-323-7928.

By | February 23rd, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Education and Youth, Public Safety|Comments Off on Citiparks Recruiting Lifeguards for the Summer