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A Breakdown of Traffic Calming Tools

Pay attention to these traffic calming techniques that may show up on a street near you! Pittsburghers are now getting used to seeing speed humps pop up on their streets. While the effect of speed humps are obvious, there are other tools in the traffic engineer’s toolkit to also help slow vehicles to the speed limit. Design guides such as …

Brighton Rd Bike lanes before and after MoveForwardPGH

The City’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure recently completed the Brighton Rd Bike Lanes, phase 1 and phase 2. The new lanes extend from the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) to California Ave, where they connect to the existing Brighton Rd bike lanes as well as new bike lanes on California Ave. Gaze upon these before/after shots of the …

Strip District Connector

Filling a gap between two popular bike lanes Building a safe bike route through the Strip District is a high priority for the City of Pittsburgh. The Strip District Connection seeks to improve cycling by connecting the gap within the Strip District between the existing Penn Ave Bike Lanes (which currently end at 16th St), the Smallman St bike lanes …

Melwood Ave Connector Bayard St to Gold Way

Expanding on the Oakland network Stay tuned to this page as the project develops. Public Meeting Thursday, September 9: Aiken & Melwood Bike Facilities Upgrades (PRESENTATION) (VIDEO). The Project The Melwood Avenue Upgrades seek to improve the bike facilities on Melwood Ave, between Bayard St and Gold Way. The improvements have been identified in the City’s 2020 Bike(+) Plan. These …

Join the MoveForwardPGH Team at these upcoming events

Meet the team and learn about projects! Over the next several weeks, the MoveForwardPGH team will be hosting a series of in-person events to help gather feedback about upcoming projects, and to celebrate the completed ones. On hand will be staff from the MoveForwardPGH team to talk about the projects and answer questions. Check out all of the events on …

Central Lawrenceville Neighborway Extension – Hatfield

A small connection with big benefits The Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) and the Department of Public Works (DPW) are working on a one block project to extend the Central Lawrenceville Neighborway on Hatfield St. The Neighborway Extension project, next to Spirit Lodge, is a City-owned stretch that will close a crucial gap in the bike/ped network and allow …

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 …

Keeping Pittsburgh Safe With Back-In Angle Parking

Why you need to back into those parking spaces on Smallman St The City of Pittsburgh has designated a few places in the City with a new-for-Pittsburgh way to park: Back-in Angle Parking. The most prominent location of Back-In Angle Parking is on Smallman Street in the Strip District, but you can also find it on River Ave in the …