If you read one post on IheartPGH this year – I hope it is this post. There are some very exciting and important things happening right now that are important in the future of this city.
In January 2014, Bill Peduto will become the next mayor of the City of Pittsburgh. Mayor-Elect Peduto has pledged to make his administration transparent and knowledgeable. There is a lot of interesting stuff happening around the transition from the current mayor to Bill Peduto and the transition team is working very hard to make sure as many people as possible are a part of… Read the rest
Last Tuesday, we went to the ballot box and Bill Peduto was ellected to be the next mayor of Pittsburgh. One of the reasons why I think Peduto is a great choice for Pittsburgh is the amount of time he spends studying other cities .
I have personally had the opportunity to learn about cities that are similar to Pittsburgh through GLUE (the Great Lakes Urban Exchange). GLUE was founded by a Pittsburgh native and a Detroit native with the purpose of bringing together folks from rust-belt cities, cities that are all struggling with similar post-industrial revolution problems. I’ve attended… Read the rest