Allegheny County Executive
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto took a tour Wednesday of some of the places a so-called BRT, or Bus Rapid Transit line, could run in Pittsburgh.
Call it “the big fix.” The federal government has ordered a $3 to $5 billion overhaul of the region’s antiquated sewer and water systems to stop raw sewage from spilling into our rivers and streams.
Some Allegheny County employees are being accused of manipulating the system to earn higher pensions, and it is costing taxpayers millions of dollars.
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald joined the “Friends of South Park” Friday afternoon, cutting the ribbon on a new Fitness Trail.
Governor Corbett is pushing a comprehensive transportation funding bill to repair highways and bridges and fund public transit across the commonwealth.
It’s a scene that has become all too familiar – Route 51 a raging rapids, unable to handle storm water.
It operates a lot like light rail. The doors open on either the left or the right, and the platforms are at door-level.
It is not something you hear very often in Pittsburgh, but Cleveland has something out city could use.
During the campaign, the two seemed inseparable — Rich Fitzgerald and Bill Peduto — politically attached at the hips.
Pittsburgh is one of four cities getting a special grant from the Rockefeller Foundation. It’s aimed at bringing faster bus service between two parts of the city.
When the assessment at Al Montuoro’s Green Tree house went up 68 percent, he did like 100,000 other property owners and appealed. But he was given only a three percent decrease.
KDKA-AM’s John Shumway talks to Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald about what he wants in a new mayor for the City of Pittsburgh. as well as thoughts on city/county consolidation.
The raises that fired Port Authority CEO Steve Bland handed out on the same day the Port Authority Board of Directors voted to fire him have reportedly been rescinded.
The Port Authority Board on Friday voted to fire CEO Steve Bland. And now, KDKA has learned Bland handed out some last-minute raises. You could call it Bland’s parting gift to non-union employees of the Port Authority.
As a county taxpayer, you’ve probably been bracing for it since you got your reassessment notice. Click on the county assessment website and there it is – your 2013 real estate tax bill.