In this week’s Talking Pittsburgh w/Mayor Peduto podcast we hear from the Mayor about three timely topics, namely: 1) An update on the Penn Plaza housing situation in East Liberty, 2) Earth Day activities and Green Initiatives throughout Pittsburgh and 3) thoughts on the passing of two great patriarchs of Pittsburgh, Dan Rooney and Henry Hillman.
On this week’s Talking with Mayor Peduto we discuss two major innovations in technology that occurred in Pittsburgh. The first was the establishment of Pittsburgh’s first Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute (known as ARM), with support from the Department of Defense. The second innovation was the announcement a new global partnership between CMU and Tata (a large, India-based company). CMU and Pittsburgh beat out 2 other major competitive cities and universities including, San Francisco/Stanford and Boston/MIT. Finally, we talk briefly with Mayor Peduto about a new police pilot program that has officers going “back on the beat” in local communities [...]
On this episode of Talking Pittsburgh with Mayor Peduto, we’re covering three topics related to development and innovation in Pittsburgh. The first topic discusses the Land Bank initiative started by the Peduto administration. The second topic discusses an innovative solar powered initiative in Homewood called the Biosphere. And the third topic is about the potential development of 35 miles of Pittsburgh’s unused water front.
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 of Pittsburgh's drinking water.
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 & education plans could affect Pittsburgh.
In this episode Mayor Peduto talks about regional transportation, The Bus Rapid Transit system (BRT) & OnePittsburgh Resiliency plan for the future of Pittsburgh.
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