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Posts Tagged ‘Pittsburgh’

Streetfilms: Pittsburgh Mayor Boosts Cycling & Livability

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
Streetfilms: Pittsburgh Mayor Boosts Cycling & Livability

Mayor Bill Peduto is putting the rest of the United States on notice. His city is on the rise and he fully intends on implementing bicycling, walking and complete streets policies that enhance and make his city more attractive to young talent and business. For the first time in over half a century, Pittsburgh is expecting an increase in residents as the trend in the number of people moving back to cities grows.

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Pittsburgh, PA: Ode to an Incline

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
Pittsburgh, PA: Ode to an Incline

While at ProWalk ProBike ProPlace, I took a long walk and ended up on the Monongahela Incline. Realized I documented just enough footage to put together a little tribute, for those of you who have never boarded a funicular or an incline before.

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Pittsburgh’s Hot Metal Bridge: Majestic Bike Infrastructure

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013
Pittsburgh’s Hot Metal Bridge: Majestic Bike Infrastructure

-Streetfilms on Vimeo

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Transit-Oriented Development for Allegheny County

Monday, February 11th, 2013

CENTER FOR TRANSIT ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT Executive Summary Cities and regions from coast to coast are pursuing transit-oriented development (TOD) strategies as a way to achieve many goals, including increased economic competitiveness through improved quality of life, reduced congestion, lower transportation costs for households, improved air quality, reduced costs for providing city services, and growth management. […]

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Pittsburgh, PA: The Green Economy of Pittsburgh

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

The Pittsburgh region, a former industrial center, has transformed into a region of innovation with a thriving green economy. In this video, we hear the story of this transformation through the eyes of workers, politicians, and those leading initiatives that are creating a healthy, prosperous, and inclusive green economy. Learn about the green infrastructure, workforce […]

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Pittsburgh, PA: Bridges, Tunnels & More

Monday, November 21st, 2011

A collection of clips from around Downtown Pittsburgh. – FreewayJim on YouTube

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LED Street Light Research Project

Thursday, October 27th, 2011
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REMAKING CITIES INSTITUTE
The City of Pittsburgh intends to replace its entire inventory of 40,000 street lights with light-emitting diode (LED) fixtures over the next five to ten years. When fully implemented the project is expected to save annually an estimated $1.7 million (70% savings) in energy and maintenance costs. In addition the conversion will reduce carbon dioxide emissions by almost 7 million metric tons annually.

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Infra Up Close

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011
Glory Hole, Lake Berryessa

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Streetfilms: Journey to Pittsburgh to Walk & Bike

Thursday, December 30th, 2010
Streetfilms - Pittsburgh

“During a recent 48 hour Streetfilms swing thru Steel City, we learned that like many other metro areas across the country, Pittsburgh has a growing movement for better bicycling and more livable streets. Among the coolest things you’ll see in this seven minute Streetfilm travelogue…” -Clarence Eckerson, Streetfilms More at Streetfilms.org

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Three Modes in Three Days

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010
Photo: Kordite / Flickr. Pittsburgh, PA has earned a bronze rating as a bike-friendly city by the League of American Bicyclists.

From AUTOPIA, a WIRED Blog
Written by Jason Kambitsis
Case study of a commute: how cycling, riding a bus, and driving to work stack up in Pittsburgh, PA

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