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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 …

Media Roundup for the MoveForwardPGH Shadyside-Squirrel Hill Project Launch

  Lots of attention for the cluster of projects The launch of the Shadyside and Squirrel Hill suite of projects garnered some positive media attention. Check out the following articles: WESA: City Of Pittsburgh Gears Up For Implementation Of Its Bike(+) Plan Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: MoveForwardPGH to meet Wednesday to discuss plans for new bike lanes in the city WPXI: Pittsburghers …

Northside Project Clusters

Working to make it safer to get around the Northside The Department of Mobility and Infrastructure has a suite of proposed projects within the Northside neighborhoods, broken up into two phases. Phase 1 mostly centers around Manchester and the Central Northside. Phase 2 mostly involves improving access to Riverview Park and the Riverfront Trail System. Explore these projects on the …

Thurs. March 25: Shadyside and Squirrel Hill Updated Projects Meeting 2

Connecting the central East End The Shadyside and Squirrel Hill Networks involve a series of streets that could see a number of improvements that will create less stressful biking and walking connectivity within and through each neighborhood. Each neighborhood has essential destinations, key employers, schools, places of worship, and recreational areas yet there remain significant barriers to safe walking and …

Thurs. April 8: Beacon St Extension Public Meeting

Expanding the Network The Beacon St Bike Lanes are part of the overall Shadyside and Squirrel Hill Networks of projects, and seek to add bike facilities on Beacon St, between Wightman St and Shady Ave. The improvements have been identified in the City’s 2020 Bike(+) Plan. The project will extend the existing Beacon St bike lanes and connect to the …

Mon. April 5: Northside Phase 2 Cluster Public Meeting

Holistic approach to neighborhood connectivity The Northside Network Phase 2 projects involve a series of streets that could see a number of improvements that will create less stressful biking and walking connectivity within and through the neighborhoods. This suite of projects are part of the second phase of Northside Cluster projects within the MoveForward PGH campaign. While the Northside has …

Wednesday, April 21: Shadyside Connector Public Meeting

In order to provide thorough planning and engagement updates for the next public meeting, the Shadyside Connector meeting originally planned for Thursday, March 11th has been postponed to Wednesday, April 21st at 6pm. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to continuing the dialogue about making this corridor safer for all ages and abilities. To ensure you do not …

Schenley Meadow Trail, Beacon to Bartlett

Stay tuned to this page as the project develops. The Project The Schenley Meadow Trail are part of the overall Shadyside-Squirrel Hill network of projects, and will connect existing facilities on Beacon St to Schenley Park, improving connectivity throughout Squirrel Hill and to Oakland and Greenfield. The improvements have been identified in the City’s 2020 Bike(+) Plan. The project will …