The Department of Public Works advises that it has adequate amounts of road salt on hand to treat city streets today, but that as temperatures drop this afternoon neither salt nor Liquid Calcium Chloride will be effective so crews will transition to plowing only. The department still has 100 vehicles out, which is the City's maximum storm deployment level, and progress can be monitored via the city's Snow Plow Tracker.
PITTSBURGH, PA (January 16, 2015) - Mayor William Peduto announced today that the City of Pittsburgh has launched a pilot version of the Snow Plow Tracker website. The website is designed to give residents a real-time update on the current location and travel history of Public Works vehicles during a winter weather event.
There will be no new nighttime parking meter enforcement Downtown next year under an agreement reached today between Mayor William Peduto and City Council, and evening enforcement in the South Side will be subject to a new comprehensive parking plan for the neighborhood.
Mayor William Peduto thanks workers for their efforts PITTSBURGH, PA - The city of Pittsburgh has cut its pothole response times nearly in half since launching its blitz in early April, and is getting nearer to its goal of addressing all such complaints in three days.
Difficult topography? Check. Dense surrounding development? Check. A huge tunnel? Check. While the Parkway East Corridor could use improvements, it's hard to even imagine how to make changes to this highway which is one of the busiest in our region. However, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Engineering District 11, in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), is performing a comprehensive evaluation of the I-376 Parkway East Corridor Transportation Network--from Pittsburgh to Monroeville. This transportation evaluation will be used to create strategies to improve safety and mobility.
Joining Gov. Tom Corbett and other partners, Mayor William Peduto today lauded an additional $5 million in state funding for the ongoing East Liberty Transit Center. “This project is about more than East Liberty -- it creates another ladder of opportunity to rebuild neighborhoods next door,” Mayor Peduto said.
Troy Hill street reopens Monday & street sweeping program begins Tuesday.
The American Architectural Foundation has selected Pittsburgh and the Saw Mill Run Integrated Watershed Management Project to participate in the 2014 Sustainable Cities Design Academy.
Mayor William Peduto issued an Executive Order today that will cut one third of the take-home vehicles used by city personnel. The order slices the take-home fleet from 56 to 38 vehicles, and restricts their use to Public Safety and Public Works supervisors on-call to respond to emergencies. In the past, employees in the Mayor’s office and some city department directors had such vehicles.