'Ride Of Silence' Aims To Raise Safe Biking Awareness Every year, nearly 19,000 American cyclists are injured in accidents involving a car.
New Pittsburgh City Council To Be Younger, More DiverseChairs were set up in City Council chambers on Friday for Monday morning's swearing in of a new city council -- and it's likely to be very different from past councils.
City Council Tackling Controversy Of Shopping On ThanksgivingEmployees argue they should not be working on the holidays. Councilwoman Rudiak believes employees have the right to spend time with their family.
Council Members Show Support For UPMC Workers Several members of Pittsburgh City Council spoke out in support of workers and former employees at UPMC today.
Peduto Unveils South Hills Support As Poll Shows Him In LeadIt's a ritual that we will see multiple times during the next few months -- a candidate like Bill Peduto unveiling support from neighborhood community leaders.
Lamar Advertising Targets 2 Council Members In BillboardsLamar Advertising is not happy about a tax on billboards that two Pittsburgh City Council members have proposed. So, the company has found a different way to express its opposition.
Downtown Public Garage Rates Could IncreaseParking rates at the city-owned downtown garages could spike if the Pittsburgh Parking Authority takes action on a consultant's report to be released shortly.
Court Ruling Allows Municipalities To Restrict Natural Gas DrillingThe state law would have allowed drilling activity to come within 300 feet of schools like South Fayette Elementary. But South Fayette and other municipalities were victorious in Commonwealth Court which ruled they can restrict drilling in school and residential zones.
City Council Considers Suing State Over Act 13Last year, City Council banned shale gas drilling in Pittsburgh, but Act 13 would trump that ban, saying state law not local zoning regulations will determine where drilling rigs can go.
Cost Of Parking In Pittsburgh Could Go Up AgainCould the cost of parking at a Pittsburgh parking meter go up even higher? If the Parking Authority has its way, the answer is yes. If City Council has its way, the answer is no.
Parking Authority Rejects Plan To Buy Assets
City Council Votes Down Mayor's Parking Plan