Public Safety

Blue Ribbon Panel Community Forum

PITTSBURGH, PA (January 25, 2018) The City of Pittsburgh will host the PWSA Blue Ribbon Panel Community Forum. The forum will take place on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Council Chambers, 5th Floor, City-County Building.

Snow Levels Elevated to Level 2

PITTSBURGH, PA (January 12, 2018) Snow Levels Elevated to Level 2 (3" to 6" forecasted snow/ or ice).  Our weather service (SKYWATCH) has issued a warning for 2” to 4” of wet, widespread snow from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Friday January 12 to 6:00 am to 9:00 am Saturday January 13 BUT it also includes a period of rain changing over to freezing rain and sleet between 5 pm to 7 pm today.

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Public Works Crews Prepare For Extended Winter Weather Forecast

PITTSBURGH, PA (December 13, 2017) - The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works has issued a Level 2 Snow Alert effective 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 13, 2017. At 3:00 p.m. today, the Snow Plow Tracker was activated for the Level 2 snow event that is expected to begin between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. today. Current forecasts predict that this Level 2 snow event is expected to be a quick moving storm dropping 2” to 4” of snow over a 15 hour period. The Snow Plow Tracker was active until 2:00 p.m. today with coverage information from the previous Level 1 Snow event that began on December 12 and was scheduled to last until 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 14. As of 3:00 p.m. today, the Snow Plow Tracker will display coverage for the new Level 2 Snow Alert...

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City Launching Public Safety Multicultural Liaison Unit to Work with Immigrant and Refugee Communities

PITTSBURGH, PA (September 11, 2017) The City of Pittsburgh is launching a Multicultural Liaison Unit to help build trustworthy and sustainable relationships between Department of Public Safety workers and members of the city's immigrant and refugee communities. The unit will translate police, fire and medic materials into several foreign languages, hold educational events for immigrant communities, and provide multicultural training for Public Safety recruits.

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Planned Bike Lane Installation in North Oakland To Begin Tuesday

PITTSBURGH, PA (August 11, 2017) - The City of Pittsburgh Departments of Mobility and Infrastructure and Public Works advise that the installation of bike lanes on portions of Forbes Avenue and Bigelow Boulevard in North Oakland will begin on Tuesday, August 15, 2017.

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Statement by Mayor William Peduto on Latest PWSA Lead Compliance Results

PITTSBURGH, PA (July 18, 2017) Mayor William Peduto released the following statement today upon the release of new test results showing Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority water is not in exceedance of federal lead regulations...

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City, County and Pittsburgh Penguins to Host Stanley Cup Victory Parade Wednesday

PITTSBURGH, PA (June 12, 2017) - The City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County today announced that a victory parade for the 2017 Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins will take place in downtown on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.

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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...

By | June 2nd, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Economic Development, Environment and Sustainability, Public Safety, Social Justice|Comments Off on Please Join Me at Tomorrow’s “March for Truth: Pittsburgh Says Yes to Paris” Event