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 history of art and community development is complicated and not without tension, particularly between neighborhoods and outside organizations. In... More
A Sustaining Influence
Metro regions worldwide are increasingly looking to cultivate innovation economies and reinvent themselves around sustainable strategies as a means of... More
The Pittsburgh Metro Area’s unemployment rate — seasonally adjusted — increased 0.5 percentage points from February to March 2016 to total 5.5 percent. Over the 12-month period, the rate increased a...
The seven-county Pittsburgh region’s seasonally adjusted March unemployment rate of 5.5 percent increased 0.5 percent from February. Over the 12-month period from March 2015 to March 2016, the rate increased...
The Pittsburgh region added 2,200 jobs between March 2015 and March 2016, a 0.2 percent increase. That percentage was below the benchmark average of 2.1 percent and was the lowest of...