Undertaking sustainable practices remains largely voluntary in Pittsburgh and surrounding counties. But the potential for saving money and a changing... More
Remaking Learning - How It Got Started
The eventual result of thousands of leaders and innovators working on behalf of kids, the Remake Learning Network started small:... More
Involuntary Mental Health Commitment
Teenagers and African Americans face the greatest risk of being involuntarily committed to mental health facilities in Allegheny County, a... More
Southwestern Pennsylvania’s imaginative twists on educating children with the digital media they find so engaging and the regional movement that... More
The image of citizen-friendly policing is one that Pittsburgh hopes to earn in African American neighborhoods as the result of... More
After competing against one another to lure the industry to their states for years, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and his... More
When an Unseasonably Warm March Spelled Disaster
The unseasonably warm temperatures we frequently enjoyed during this passing month of March helped take the bite out of winter.... More
Civic leaders across southwestern Pennsylvania want people to start thinking big about the future of transportation in the region. Imagine... More
Low and falling crime rates were again seen across the southwestern Pennsylvania region with a few exceptions, including a dramatic... More
The Pittsburgh region gained 3,900 jobs between July 2015 and July 2016, a 0.3 percent increase. However, that percentage was below the benchmark average of 2.5 percent and was the...
The Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area’s unemployment rate — seasonally adjusted — increased a total of 0.3 percentage points from June 2015 to June 2016 to 5.5 percent. Pittsburgh’s jobless rate was...
The seven-county Pittsburgh region’s seasonally adjusted June unemployment rate of 5.7 percent decreased 0.2 percent from May. Over the 12-month period from June 2015 to June 2016, the rate increased...