Impeachment Petitions Prompt Response From Pittsburgh Mayor’s Office

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Indiana bill would scrap child-labor rules … Pacific Northwest measles update … and N.J. offshore wind geophysical surveying.

How Some Shrinking Cities Are Thriving in the New Economy

Despite conventional wisdom, cities don’t necessarily need population growth and more jobs to be economically healthy.

Pittsburgh Awaits Trump as City Grieves ‘11 Neighbors Stolen From Us’

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Wrong-way driving research … Calif. vaccination rate … an Ohio city’s antiquated lie detector rule … and Peoria’s budget woes.

‘This Is Literally Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood’

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | More from Pittsburgh … a ‘document dump’ halts hearings in Maine … and anonymous budget amendments in Wisconsin.

Introducing Resident-Centered Autonomous Vehicle Pilots

The Knight Foundation aims to take projects out of the hands of car companies in five cities.

Public Health vs. Private Property in War on Lead

After changes to state law, Pittsburgh is now spending $44 million to replace both sides—private and public—of the remaining 12,000 or so lead service lines in the city.

Uber Has Terminated Its Self-driving Car Operators In Pittsburgh

Uber is replacing the job of autonomous vehicle operator with "mission specialists" who will provide more technical feedback to car developers.

Exploring Pittsburgh’s War Monuments and Memorials Inventory

The city's guide currently includes 120 locations and is still a work in progress.

Uber Irks Pittsburgh’s Mayor With Its Autonomous Vehicle Testing Announcement

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Milwaukee mayor, police chief apologize after Bucks incident … Delaware lawmakers OK state worker bonuses … and N.Y.C. mayor thinks plastic straws suck.

Instantaneously Linking 3-1-1 Callers to Translators

With its Language Access Plan, Pittsburgh’s goal is “to assist all residents and to provide access to all resources.”

Pittsburgh Airport Partnership Will Create Testing Ground for New Technology

Artificial intelligence could soon make its way into the aviation space through a collaboration with Carnegie Mellon University.

Pittsburgh's Path Out of Financial Distress

The fiscal future now looks more stable for Pennsylvania’s second-largest city.

Pittsburgh’s Finances Reach an Important Milestone

The city’s recovery has “captured the attention of the nation, and, frankly, the world,” according to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf.

These Days, ‘We Aren’t Innovating in Isolated Business Parks’

“Smart, long-term bets” are vital for economic development, according to Bruce Katz, centennial scholar at the Brookings Institution. And those bets are best when clustered in revitalizing cities.

These U.S. Regions Could Be First in Line for Hyperloop Expansion

Hyperloop One is eyeing four routes in the Midwest, Colorado, Texas and Florida in addition to six more outside the country.

Simulating Scenarios for Killer Smog Conditions in Pittsburgh

Predictive analytics are getting better at profiling the clinical impact of air- and heat-related emergencies, as well as the stress they place on response infrastructure.

Pittsburgh Corrects Trump Claim About City's View on Climate Change

“I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris,” Trump said Thursday. But the city voted 80 percent in favor of Hillary Clinton in November.

How Resilient Cities Need to Plan for an Influx of Migrants

Urban areas internationally will assume another 2.5 billion refugees and internally displaced persons by 2050, and few of them are ready.