It is a crime in Pittsburgh that is on pace to reach a record number. There’s been more than 200 this year alone and rising. Police say it doesn’t have to happen.
Police have stepped up patrols along Penn Avenue since two bicyclists were hit and killed in the last two weeks. But now there is extra concern as local roads will be filled with bike riders for this weekend’s Pedal Pittsburgh festivities.
There was a wake in Wilkinsburg for a man who was killed while riding his bike last week. James Price, 46, of Homewood, was the victim of a hit-and-run early last Wednesday morning on Penn Avenue in the city’s Point Breeze section.
On a nice day, leaving your car at home and opting to bike or walk to work can make a big difference – not just for your health, but for your community as well.
As a Pittsburgher, you can’t help but watch the reaction to someone who visits our city for the first time. With the image of smoky skies and burning blast furnaces cemented into their heads, the […]