The Road to Sustainability
In a region conceived around the principles of sustainability, clean, healthy air is an undisputed staple. Southwestern Pennsylvania is not... More
Local Household Income Rises
Household income rose in southwestern Pennsylvania last year, but regional gains fell short of the record increase seen across the... More
Regional Wages Fall
The average weekly wage plummeted in southwestern Pennsylvania during the first quarter of the year driven by steep reductions in... More
The Right Thing To Do
For the next 10 to 12 years, The Pittsburgh Foundation will re-organize its grantmaking around a new operating principle, 100... More
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
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The Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area’s unemployment rate — seasonally adjusted — increased a total of 0.8 percentage points from August 2015 to August 2016 to 5.9 percent. Pittsburgh’s jobless rate was...
Pittsburgh’s gross domestic product (GDP) increased 3.3 percent and had the fifth-highest rate of growth from 2014 to 2015. Pittsburgh’s per capita real GDP saw the largest year-over-year growth of...