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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.
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.
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.
September 27, 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)
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...

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)
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,...

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)
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...

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