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Bike to Campus Day puts wheels in motion

Bike vendors and organizations from around the Pittsburgh and Oakland area came to Pitt’s first fall Bike to Campus Day.

By Natalie Frank, For The Pitt News

September 18, 2019

A number of local vendors and organizations set up shop at the Posvar Pass-Through Wednesday morning for Bike to Campus Day.

Pitt announces unlimited bike share rides for first-years

Pitt first-years and resident assistants will receive unlimited 30-minute bike rides with Healthy Ride for the upcoming fall and spring semester.

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor

August 26, 2019

All Pitt first-years and resident assistants will receive unlimited 30-minute bike rides with Pittsburgh bike share company Healthy Ride throughout the fall and spring semesters of the 2019-2020 academic year, Healthy Ride announced Monday.

Global Wordsmiths help with translation troubles

Environmental politics and French major Jessica Alperin focuses on assisting translation for French-speaking African immigrants. (Photo courtesy of Jessica Alperin)

By Sandra Balatkova | For The Pitt News

February 5, 2018

Justina Moktan was born in Singapore and raised by her Nepalese parents to speak both Nepali and English. Now, as an intern at Global Wordsmiths, she helps bridge the gap between the two languages. Moktan — a sophomore finance and marketing major — is able to do this through her work at Global ...

Roaming free at OpenStreetsPGH

Roaming free at OpenStreetsPGH

By Lexi Kennell / Staff Writer

May 31, 2016

Sunday morning, the streets of Pittsburgh were bustling with everything but cars. Bicyclists, unicyclists, dog walkers, runners, rollerbladers, musicians, monks and hula hoopers alike roamed the temporarily car-free streets of Pittsburgh for OpenStreetsPGH. OpenStreetsPGH kicked off its first event th...

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