Building a Pittsburgh for All

Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) June Layout Workshops: Coming to a Neighborhood Near You

Port Authority of Allegheny County has announced five Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Layout Workshops in June. They'll be held for the neighborhoods of Oakland (2 dates), Uptown, Greenfield/Squirrel Hill, and Downtown starting today. The stated purpose of these meetings is to give updates on the status of BRT planning, answer questions about the planning process, and collect input on station placement and street design.

Video: Mayor Peduto Talks About the Rustbelt Revolution and Resilient Pittsburgh at TEDxYouth

Two months before President Trump claimed to represent "Pittsburgh, not Paris" when he rejected the Paris Climate Accords, Mayor Bill Peduto gave a talk at TEDxYouth@Shadyside which the President would have found highly instructive...

Please Join Me at Tomorrow’s “March for Truth: Pittsburgh Says Yes to Paris” Event

Tomorrow, Saturday, June 3rd, "March for Truth" events will be held nationwide to call for truth and accountability in American Government. In Pittsburgh, this event has taken on an added emphasis: Telling the truth about climate change...

Mayor William Peduto Issues Executive Order Committing City to Paris Climate Accords

PITTSBURGH, PA (June 2, 2017) Mayor William Peduto today issued an Executive Order to further promote climate control initiatives, in the wake of President Trump's disastrous decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Accords of 2015.

Statement by Mayor William Peduto on Paris Climate Accords

PITTSBURGH, PA (June 1, 2017) Statement below from Mayor William Peduto on President Trump's announcement on the United States withdrawing from the 2015 Paris climate change agreement: "President Trump's decision is disastrous for our planet, for cities such as Pittsburgh, to the commitments the United States made to the rest of the world, and to our responsibility to save the globe for future generations...

Here’s What Happened on Tuesday

Matt Merriman-Preston of People for Peduto explains in graphic form how the campaign was able to build and expand on the Mayor’s electoral strength from the previous election for an historic win.

By | May 23rd, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Keeping Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh|Comments Off on Here’s What Happened on Tuesday

Thank You, People of Pittsburgh!

I want to thank each and everyone of you for believing in me and supporting me for the past three years and giving me the opportunity to serve another four. The People of Pittsburgh have shown that they have faith in the direction of our city. We have challenges ahead of us, but we are prepared to work through them together...

By | May 22nd, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Keeping Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh|Comments Off on Thank You, People of Pittsburgh!

Monday Memo: This is it!

This is it! Tomorrow, May 16th, is the day you can help ensure that we continue on the path to building the Next Pittsburgh. Here is your Election Week Monday Memo with all the information you'll need for the big day including: Make Your Plan Now to Vote Tomorrow! | Get Your Peduto On! | You’re Cordially Invited to Our Election Night Party! | Watch "Conversations with the Mayor" | Bonus! "Behind the Scenes: Making of His Re-election TV Commercials" | Your Last Chance to Sign Up to Volunteer *** See you at the polls! ***

By | May 15th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Keeping Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh|Comments Off on Monday Memo: This is it!

Monday Memo: Crunch Time!

We're just one week and one day out from the Democratic Primary Election on Tuesday, May 16th! This is your last chance to hear a candidate forum, attend a fundraiser, or to sign up to volunteer for the final push. Here are all the ways you can help in this final week: Hear All the Mayor Has Accomplished in the Latest Podcast | Planned Parenthood Endorses Mayor Peduto | Can You GOTV? | Who Doesn't Like Ice Cream? | The Last Candidate Forum

By | May 8th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Keeping Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh|Comments Off on Monday Memo: Crunch Time!

Monday Memo: The Final Two

The election is just two weeks away! Check out everything that's happening now with Mayor Bill Peduto's Campaign including: Have You Seen Our Latest Ad? | We Need You to GOTV | New Podcast Is Up! | Wear Your Heart On Your Sleeve...Or In Your Yard | ¡R.S.V.P. for Cinco de Mayor! | Attend A Candidate Forum This Week.

By | May 1st, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Keeping Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh|Comments Off on Monday Memo: The Final Two

Statement on Peduto Administration’s Continued Support of Homeless Residents

PITTSBURGH, PA (April 28, 2017) Mayor William Peduto's Administration is continuing to address the plight of the City's homeless population, despite the shameful and politically motivated attacks on the homeless by City Councilwoman Darlene Harris.

By | April 28th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Neighborhoods and Community, Press Release, Social Justice|Comments Off on Statement on Peduto Administration’s Continued Support of Homeless Residents

Sneak Peek: Mayor’s Next Ad

Be the first on your block to see the Mayor's new TV ad! Take a sneak peek now and hear all the ways Pittsburgh has become a better city for our kids! You can view it now right here before it airs tomorrow.

By | April 27th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Education and Youth, Keeping Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Public Safety, Social Justice|Comments Off on Sneak Peek: Mayor’s Next Ad

Monday Memo 4/24/17 “Cinco de Mayor” and More!

In today's Monday Memo: Check Out the Mayor's Latest Podcast! | 14th Ward Independent Democratic Club Endorses Mayor Peduto | ¡Join Us for Cinco de Mayor! | Pittsburgh Mayoral Forum on Thursday

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Attend the First-ever Democratic Volunteer Summit

On Sunday, April 23rd, a first-of-its-kind event will be held in Allegheny County: The 2017 Democratic Volunteer Summit! This will be your chance to meet with local organizing groups, speak with your endorsed Democratic candidates, and learn how to get involved in Democratic politics.

By | April 20th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Home Page Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on Attend the First-ever Democratic Volunteer Summit

Mayor William Peduto Adopts “Rooney Rule” For City Hiring

PITTSBURGH, PA (April 19, 2017) Mayor William Peduto today issued an Executive Order adopting measures to promote diversity in City hiring, similar to an initiative backed by late Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney within the National Football League.

By | April 19th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Press Release, Social Justice|Comments Off on Mayor William Peduto Adopts “Rooney Rule” For City Hiring

Televised Mayoral Primary Debate & April Candidate Forums

On Wednesday, April 19th from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m., WTAE Channel 4 will air a live debate between candidates in the Democratic primary race for mayor of Pittsburgh. WTAE has partnered with the League of Women Voters to present this commercial-free program. Participating candidates will be Mayor Bill Peduto, City Councilwoman Darlene Harris, and Rev. John Welch.

By | April 18th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Home Page Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on Televised Mayoral Primary Debate & April Candidate Forums

Mayor’s New Ad Is Up (Monday Memo)

The Mayor's first TV ad "Great City" is due to air tomorrow. You can be an insider and check it out here right now before it airs and see the many ways that Pittsburgh has defined greatness! Plus, this week's podcast, more endorsements, today's the last day to register to vote, and sign up to volunteer.

By | April 17th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Keeping Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh|Comments Off on Mayor’s New Ad Is Up (Monday Memo)

Monday Memo 4/10/17

In this week's Monday Memo: New “Talking Pittsburgh w/ Mayor Peduto” Podcast and More | All About Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) | Thank You, SEIU 32BJ! | O Captain! My Captain! (Become a Neighborhood Captain)

By | April 10th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Economic Development, Keeping Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Transportation|Comments Off on Monday Memo 4/10/17

Statement from Mayor William Peduto on Pittsburgh-Uber Relations

PITTSBURGH, PA (April 3, 2017) - Mayor William Peduto issued the following statement today regarding ongoing relations between the City of Pittsburgh and Uber referenced in an article published in the Wall Street Journal today, titled Uber Self-Driving Program Hits Another Pothole.

By | April 4th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Economic Development, Environment and Sustainability, Keeping Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Press Release, Social Justice, Technology and Design|Comments Off on Statement from Mayor William Peduto on Pittsburgh-Uber Relations