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Community questions Bigelow plan

Justin Miller, transportation planner with the City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, said changes to Bigelow Boulevard will positively impact the community. (Photo by Roger Tu | Staff Photographer)

By Madison Hook | For The Pitt News

November 10, 2017

Bigelow Boulevard has always divided campus, but now it’s dividing community members as well. The finalized street safety plan for Bigelow Boulevard — discussed during a community forum Thursday night — left longtime residents of Oakland questioning whether the changes would improve the commuting...

Dean speaks about student death at SGB meeting

(Photo by Roger Tu | Staff Photographer)

By Madeline Gavatorta | Staff Writer

October 11, 2017

While it’s common at Student Government Board meetings to hear from students, Associate Dean of Students Steve Anderson took the opportunity to address the recent death of Pitt junior Alina Sheykhet at Tuesday night’s meeting. “I just wanted to obviously take a short minute here to acknowledge wha...

Oakland locals weigh in on bus rapid transit

Amy Silbermann, an employee of Port Authority, shows Pittsburgh residents a map the planned Oakland BRT route. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Visual Editor)

By Henry Glitz | News Editor

June 20, 2017

Community members and local activists gathered Monday night to talk about new bus stops, or as city employee Justin Miller called them — “upgraded transit experiences.” The replicas of the Bus Rapid Transit system’s proposed new stops sat on the side of the room as Miller, an employee of Pittsb...

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