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Editorial: South Side walker and biker trail project insufficient

Pittsburgh announced it will start construction of a trail system from Oakland through the South Side.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 20, 2019

While these safety measures are an improvement, they shouldn’t be limited to people who only travel through Oakland and the South Side.

Pittsburghers gear up for new bike plan

The City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure displays a map with current and proposed bike routes and trails throughout the City.

By Andrew O'Brien, For the Pitt News

October 16, 2018

About 35 people gathered in the Manchester Citizen Corporation on Monday to attend the second of three meetings DOMI organized.

After 13 years, Iron City Bikes to close Oakland location

Iron City Bikes will close their Oakland location after their last business day on Sept. 29. The Lawrenceville location will remain open.

By Hannah Schneider, Assistant News Editor

September 28, 2018

After nearly 13 years of serving the Oakland community, Iron City Bikes will close its doors for good at 5 p.m. on Sept. 29.

Try before you buy: rentable items in Oakland

Ian Snyder, a senior political science major, logs into his Zipcar app at the Zipcar spot in front of the William Pitt Union on Forbes Avenue. (Photo by Wenhao Wu | Assistant Visual Editor)

By Zoe Pawliczek | Staff Writer

November 17, 2017

For Pitt students of all ages, the end of the fall semester is a time for studying, planning vacations and searching for rentals — and not necessarily housing rentals. Students looking to try before they buy can check out a variety of rental services that fit into a college budget. While some ...

Bus ways and bike lanes: Navigating Pittsburgh without a car

A bus passes by Towers on Forbes Avenue. (Photo by John Hamilton | Editor-In-Chief)

By John Hamilton / Editor-in-Chief

May 29, 2017

Madeline Rigatti’s black boots press forcefully on the steel pedals of her orange Salsa Vaya, propelling the 25-year-old up a short, steep hill by her house. “I used to hate that hill,” Rigatti, who started commuting by bike in college 5 years ago, said. Weather permitting, Rigatti comm...

Biking in the ‘Burgh: a guide to bicycling on campus

Bike PGH hosted an event in Schenley Plaza on the morning of May 19, National Bike-to-Work Day which was attended by several police officers and civilians. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Visual Editor)

By Madeline Barber / For The Pitt News

May 29, 2017

Even in the summer, the crosswalk between the William Pitt Union and the Cathedral of Learning is filled with cyclists darting in and out of a sea of pedestrians heading to classes. Groups on campus like the Pitt Bicycle Collective — who announced in February they would develop a bike co-op on campus — offer a number of ways to get you ...

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