This weekend, Create Columbus Commission, will be bringing a delegation of young leaders from Columbus, OH to Pittsburgh to learn more about what we have going on here in the Steel City. I met Jordan Davis, who is the director of Smart Columbus, when she was in Pittsburgh last summer for the Millennial Trains Project. (I was a participant in the 2013 Millennial Trains Project trip and you can read about some of the things I brought back to Pittsburgh from my journey here.)
When I spoke to Jordan last week, she told me that everyone in the group is… Read the rest
A bridge seemed like an appropriate photo for this post. The West End Bridge from Open Streets 2015.
Last Monday night, I started writing this blog post. I was so excited for Election Day, I couldn’t sleep and I wanted to put some thoughts on paper. I wanted to capture some of the things I have been thinking about over the past few weeks and months. This election has been incredibly challenging to watch [because there was a lot of hateful rhetoric]. It was not really a debate of ideas and solutions, but an ongoing parade of hateful words. The… Read the rest
I’ve spent the past few days at home with the flu, which has given me plenty of time to watch the Presidential debate previews, documentaries on the candidates, the debates and the debate recaps. Twelve years ago, I had never voted, but a few month after attending a candidate MeetUp at the Church Brew Works, I quit my job and went to work full time on the presidential campaign.
Today, September 27 is National Voter Registration Day, a perfect excuse for a post on registering to vote.
October 11, 2016 is the LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE before the… Read the rest
I need your help making sure every resident of Pittsburgh is registered to vote in the most fun way possible. Since May, I have been working for NextGen Climate, an organization that is working to elect climate change champions across the country.
Before I tell you about some of the fun stuff, I want to share two reasons why I think this is an important issue for Pittsburgh and Western PA.
The environment matters – we cannot just keep, keeping on with the way things are going. We can’t keep throwing plastic into landfills and look the other… Read the rest
Negley Ave Bike Lane Public Meeting
Thursday, May 26, 6:00-7:00pm
Union Project, 801 N Negley Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Facebook Event: http://bit.ly/1s4WkiS
More info on the Bike Pittsburgh blog here: http://bit.ly/1qETTlR. … Read the rest