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With Biden in Pittsburgh, 13 experts debate the city's infrastructure needs
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With Biden in Pittsburgh, 13 experts debate the city's infrastructure needs

PublicSource talked to 13 academics, politicians and leaders to ask: What are the most pressing infrastructure needs for Pittsburgh?
The pandemic cost public transit dearly. Will Pittsburgh-area riders return in 2021?
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The pandemic cost public transit dearly. Will Pittsburgh-area riders return in 2021?

As the pandemic continues to strain the economy, advocates note that low-income riders still depend on transit but find it harder to afford.

Bid to frack on Edgar Thomson site goes to court
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Bid to frack on Edgar Thomson site goes to court

A New Mexico company's bid to frack on U.S. Steel's land in North Versailles and East Pittsburgh is now in court following a Tuesday appeal filing.

Allegheny County’s departure from heating cooperative raises contracting questions
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Allegheny County’s departure from heating cooperative raises contracting questions

Some question the process by which Allegheny County has contracted with Peoples Natural Gas to provide steam to Downtown Pittsburgh buildings, allowing the county to leave a longstanding cooperative heating system.
Downtown's shared heating system may be sold as Allegheny County pulls out and Pittsburgh chases climate goals
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Downtown's shared heating system may be sold as Allegheny County pulls out and Pittsburgh chases climate goals

Downtown interests are deciding whether to sell a shared heating system that the county plans to abandon, but that the city views as an asset as it pursues environmental goals.
The well next door: East Pittsburgh and North Braddock diverge on the local impact of proposed fracking
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The well next door: East Pittsburgh and North Braddock diverge on the local impact of proposed fracking

On either side of the invisible border between North Braddock and East Pittsburgh, you can see, hear and sometimes smell the Edgar Thomson Steel Works below. Residents are divided on a fracking proposal.

Pittsburgh looks for neighborhood-focused sustainability and solutions at EcoDistricts Summit
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Pittsburgh looks for neighborhood-focused sustainability and solutions at EcoDistricts Summit

EcoDistricts, a Portland-based nonprofit focused on building sustainable cities, awarded Pittsburgh with a CityMakers Award for its dedication to incorporating the EcoDistricts Protocol into city planning.

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