By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto went for a walk in Homewood Friday.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Mayor Peduto Reaffirms Belief Teachers Should Be Prioritized In Vaccine Process
He was joined by police and people from the neighborhood. Peduto wanted to observe the neighborhood, identify issues and talk about potential solutions.READ MORE: COVID-19 Vaccine In Pittsburgh: CVS Receiving More Doses Of The Vaccine
“You know there’s been a lot of people that have been marching, a lot of protests that have been occurring. But what we haven’t been doing enough of is listening directly to the community,” Peduto said. “You don’t have to have a megaphone, all you need to have is a telephone.”MORE NEWS: Pop-Up Miniature Golf Course Planned For Oakland
The Mayor said helping Homewood is personal to him because it is where his grandmother grew up.