MoveForwardPGH is an initiative of the City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to implement their new Bike(+) Plan. Working with its local nonprofit partners, BikePGH and Healthy Ride, the City will engage the community throughout the process of installing new bike-friendly connections throughout Pittsburgh.
Learn More about the City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure
The Department is responsible for the transportation of people and goods throughout the City of Pittsburgh, and for managing the operation of and access to the public right-of-way (the sidewalks, curbs, streets, and bridges that make up our network).
City’s Mobility Principles:
- No one dies or is seriously injured traveling on city streets (streets and intersections are intuitive to use, even by an adolescent child).
- Every resident can access fresh fruits and vegetables within 20 minutes travel of home (without requiring a private vehicle).
- All trips less than 1 mile are easy and enjoyable to achieve by non-vehicle travel.
- No household must spend more than 45% of income on housing + transportation + energy (for any income quintile).
Learn More about BikePGH
BikePGH is transforming our streets to make biking and walking commonplace for all Pittsburghers in order to improve our quality of life and reduce the harmful effects of car dependence in our communities. We envision a Pittsburgh where people can thrive without needing to own a car – making Pittsburgh a world class leader in clean, affordable, and convenient transportation. We believe that people need realistic options in order to change their transportation habits away from single occupancy car trips and toward biking, walking, and transit. We focus on three key areas to achieve this shift: Advocacy, Community, and Education. Together, we will make biking and walking commonplace for all Pittsburghers.
Learn More about Healthy Ride
Healthy Ride bike share is owned and operated by Pittsburgh Bike Share, a 501c3 non-profit located in Pittsburgh’s Strip District. Healthy Ride launched in 2015 with 50 stations and 500 bicycles, and has since expanded to over 2 dozen Pittsburgh neighborhoods with 113 stations and 650 bikes serving more than 80,000 riders. Healthy Ride is driven by a social mission to expand access to public transit through easy-to-use, affordable active transportation opportunities. As the system continues to grow, Healthy Ride remains dedicated to creating an inclusive, equitable bike share program that works with the Pittsburgh community to identify and address the needs of our unique and beautiful city.
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