Sylvan Ave project will re-pave road and sidewalks, add traffic-calming features
On April 26, Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) hosted a meeting via Microsoft Teams to kick off public engagement on its Sylvan Avenue Multimodal project, presenting early plans and fielding questions from community members.
Hazelwood forests play a key role in Pittsburgh’s future
In 2017, Pittsburgh led the way among U.S. cities by announcing its Climate Action Plan to prepare and protect against effects of climate change. The plan lists urban ecosystems strategies for achieving its goal to “increase carbon sequestration by 100% by 2030.” One of these strategies is to “halt the conversion of forest canopy to development.”
Construction trades apprenticeships starting in Hazelwood
Hazelwood Initiative January community meeting highlights. Residents wishing to enter the trades can do so in Hazelwood starting this spring. At the January community meeting, Hazelwood Initiative and Associated Builders and Contractors of Western Pennsylvania announced upcoming job and training opportunities in Hazelwood.
Hazelwood greenway is now a city park, but community stewardship continues
In December, Pittsburgh City Council voted to make over 300 acres of greenway into parks. A large share of that acreage comes from the Hazelwood greenway. While this sounds like a positive, what exactly will it mean for one of the city’s largest greenways? That's not clear.