Pittsburgh

Flickr user wyliepoon

The Importance of Running True BRT Through Downtown

Anything less reinforces negative public perception of the entire mode.

Flickr user Schaffner

Have U.S. Light Rail Systems Been Worth the Investment?

Despite modest success, most systems have neither increased mass transit commute share nor the vitality of city centers.

zonz/Flickr

The Giant Rubber Ducky Is Migrating to Pittsburgh

The huge, globe-trotting waterfowl will make its American debut in September.

Dan Linden/CutMaps

Gift of the Day: A Wall-Mounted Street Grid

More gifts for the urbanist in your life.

Flickr/IDV Solutions

The Geography of Drunk Driving

The percentage of accidents involving alcohol varies widely by city.

Watch an Entire Bridge Get Built In a 3-Year Time Lapse

Cue the Philip Glass for this entrancing footage of a Pennsylvania bridge being born.

Pyrotopia on Vimeo

Pittsburgh to Get Its Own Burning Man-Style 'Festival of Fire Arts'

The first-ever Pyrotopia will introduce Pennsylvanians to everyone's favorite art – the kind that burns.

Carnegie Mellon

David Lewis, Urban Design Pioneer

The influential Carnegie Mellon professor turned 90 this week, garnering a terrific profile in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

It's Betting Season for America's Mayors

This football season, some go all in