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Northside Cluster

A wholistic approach to neighborhood connectivity Feedback You can provide feedback on this project until 12/18/20 on the City’s EngagePGH site. December 1, 2020: Join the Northside Walk/Ride Monthly Meeting, 6pm. DOMI team will be going over project with the Northside Leadership Conference’s Bike/Ped Committee. November 18, 2020: DOMI presented at the Greening America’s Communities – Manchester Chateau meeting. VIEW …

16th St Bridge Bike Lanes and FAQ

Image shows the cross section of the proposed 16th St Bridge bike lanes with two lanes each direction for motor vehicles, two bike lanes each direction, and two sidewalks.

Connecting Neighbors Across the Allegheny The 16th Street/David McCullough Bridge traverses the Allegheny River between grocery stores and shops in the Strip District to residential areas near Progress Street on the Northside. While a popular connection between the Penn Ave Bike Lanes and the North Shore Trail, people riding bikes across it must contend with either fast moving traffic on …

City Paper: Why Pittsburgh is redesigning streets to help drivers slow down

Photo: Pittsburgh City Paper Pittsburgh City Paper spotlights Pittsburgh’s traffic calming efforts Pittsburgh city officials, particularly the city’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, have been very busy the last couple of years working on efforts to make dozens of streets, intersections, and corridors in the city safer for drivers, pedestrians, cyclists, and transit users. And those efforts have really sped …

GAP to the Point Bike Lanes (nearly) Complete

Bike route through the heart of Downtown connects people to jobs, businesses, and recreation For decades, there has been a dream to connect the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) Trail to the Point. The GAP is one of the premier trails in the United States, bringing in millions of tourist dollars to our city and providing the backbone of our Three …

Shadyside Corridor Connections and FAQ

Image shows a map from the Bike Plan showing Ellsworth as a missing gap.

Connecting neighborhoods in the middle of the city Updates: November 5: DOMI and Erika Strassburger hosted second stakeholder meeting. VIEW PRESENTATION October 13: DOMI and Erika Strassburger hosted first stakeholder meeting to introduce the concept and begin the conversation. VIEW PRESENTATION The Project The Shadyside Corridor has long been an important route and connector for people on bikes, ranking high …

Next Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh is getting new bike-friendly streets called Neighborways

Next Pittsburgh digs into Pittsburgh’s newest street type, the low-stress Neigborway People have strong opinions about any new bike lanes in Pittsburgh. But there’s a new piece of bike infrastructure coming to the city, called the Neighborway, that seems like it will be an easier sell. For one, it doesn’t affect street parking. Secondly, it promotes traffic calming on residential …

Win prizes on the South Side Neighborway Scavenger Hunt

Check out the South Side Neighborway between October 1st – 15th South Side Smart Streets, the neighborhood’s bike/ped committee, is hosting a scavenger hunt on DOMI’s recently completed Neighborway along Sidney/Wharton/Muriel. Here’s how it works. There are ten clues, listed above, all found along the Neighborway. Take a photo at each stop, submit to SSSmartStreets@gmail.com and you’ll be entered to …

Sept. 30: Learn about Neighborways at a Virtual Summit

Muriel St, part of the South Side Neighborway

Join the City’s DOMI to learn about their newest street type, the Neighborway UPDATE: The first Neighborway Summit was a success! Check out the video below to find watch the Summit and learn about Neighborways. Click here to see the presentation. The Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) is hosting a virtual Neighborways Summit on Wednesday, September 30th, 2020 at …

Design Charrette gathers input on Bloomfield-Friendship Neighborway and traffic calming

Join a Virtual Open House to provide additional feedback on Sept 8 and 10 The Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, in an effort to provide a low-stress alternate route to Penn Ave and Friendship Ave in Bloomfield, Garfield, and Friendship, is creating a “Neighborway” along Coral Street, Comrie Way, Edmonds St and Pearl St. Identified on the Bike (+) Plan, …