New poll: Pittsburghers support complete streets, safe alternatives to driving as solution to traffic safety

New poll: Pittsburghers support complete streets, safe alternatives to driving as solution to traffic safety, better access to jobs — Voters overwhelmingly support the city’s efforts to expand bike+ped network, are ready for more transportation options and safer roads PITTSBURGH – According to a new poll, Pittsburgh voters overwhelmingly believe that more transportation options and safer, complete streets will bring …

Shadyside Corridor Public Meeting and Bike Light Giveaway

MoveForwardPGH partner BikePGH hosted a bike light giveaway at Winchester Thurston on Ellsworth Ave on Monday, April 20 in Shadyside. Residents had the opportunity to as for more information on upcoming meetings, new bike infrastructure plans, and receive a Pittsburgh bike map. BikePGH gave away 75 sets of bike lights to bicyclists in the community. In the midst of the …

North Euclid Neighborhood Traffic Circle Pilot

This pilot is a field test of Pittsburgh’s first Neighborhood Traffic Circles. Modeled on similar small traffic circles used in other cities throughout the US they are another great option for slowing vehicle speeds and diverting cut through traffic on neighborhood streets. This pilot includes four (4) temporary installations at the following intersections along North Euclid Avenue: Callowhill Street Hampton …

Final 10-Year Bike(+) Plan Released and Pittsburgh Moves Toward Rapid Implementation

After five years of development and consultation with hundreds of local stakeholders across scores of neighborhoods, today the City of Pittsburgh Department of Mobility and Infrastructure released the final 2020 10-year “Bike(+) Plan.” This guiding document updates and extends the network that began twenty years ago with the adoption of the city’s last 10-year bicycle master plan in 1999. “Now …

This Week: Three Projects, Three (Cyber) Meetings

City working on rapid implementation of new Bike (+) Plan With finalizing the Bike (+) Plan, the City’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) has, in partnership with BikePGH and Healthy Ride, initiated a program to accelerate its implementation. In addition to installing infrastructure, the program, known at MoveForwardPGH, also includes a marketing campaign to help people understand the benefits …