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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: December 16: DOMI and Erika Strassburger hosted fourth stakeholder meeting December 2: DOMI and Erika Strassburger hosted third stakeholder meeting 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 …

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, …

Sep. 9: Reynolds St. Neighborway City Council Hearing

Please provide feedback on the Reynolds Street Neighborway Proposal The Reynolds St Neighborway is part of DOMI’s Bike(+) Plan to make a complete bike network in the City and provide a safer and less stressful alternative to Penn Ave that also aims to reduce cut through traffic. This street has been identified as an ideal location for a Neighborway due …

Negley Run Blvd Bike Lanes and FAQs

Latest Updates Due to the contractor availability, current workload, and looming colder temperatures, the Negley Run Bike Lane Upgrades will now be implemented come Spring 2021. In advance of construction, a press release with more detailed information including potential impacts and start dates will be issued from the City of Pittsburgh. Postcards sent to addresses within project scope Tuesday, July 28, …