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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Oakland Avenue in Oakland.

Oakland Plan nearing adoption as official City policy

By Jack Troy, Senior Staff Writer April 5, 2022
The Oakland Plan, touted by the City as a vision for a more livable, accessible and equitable neighborhood, is nearing the end of its journey toward adoption as official City policy.
Halket Street in Oakland.

OBID meeting brings community leaders together to address equitable accessibility

By Daniel Okren, For The Pitt News March 2, 2022
Seven community organizations and developers addressed accessibility at a meeting hosted by OBID on Monday afternoon.
A Walnut Capital advertisement.

OBID announces support for controversial Walnut Capital plan

By Martha Layne and Millicent Watt November 2, 2021
The Oakland Business Improvement District announced its support Monday for private Shadyside developer Walnut Capital’s controversial Oakland Crossings plan to rezone about 17 acres of Central Oakland.
The Pitt Shop on Forbes Avenue is one of the stores participating in Shop2Help Oakland, a program created by the Oakland Business Improvement District to help businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Shop2Help helps local businesses, food banks

By Andrew Thompson, For The Pitt News March 3, 2021
Georgia Petropolis, the executive director of the Oakland Business Improvement District, started the Shop2Help Oakland program in October to help local businesses and the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank.
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