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Pittsburgh seeking money for transit link between Oakland, Hazelwood development site

Pittsburgh seeking money for transit link between Oakland, Hazelwood development site from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette"A plan embraced in 2009 by Read More & Comment

South Side Market House, 100 years strong

South Side Market House, 100 years strong from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette"Now home to a Citiparks senior center and gymnasium, the Read More & Comment

Port Authority’s plan for car-free communities slow to bear fruit

Port Authority's plan for car-free communities slow to bear fruit from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review"Port Authority of Allegheny County officials hope that, Read More & Comment

Updated: 08/31/15, 12:35 pm

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Revisiting Lawrenceville’s artistic and commercial growth

Revisiting the roots of Lawrenceville's artistic and commercial growth from Pop City Media"Until this new century Lawrenceville seemed little more Read More & Comment

New report links positive climate, high performance in Pittsburgh schools

New report links positive climate, high performance in Pittsburgh schools from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette"The report also said students are less Read More & Comment

Keystone Crossroads Presents Urban Waterfront Series

Keystone Crossroads Presents Urban Waterfront Series from Essential Pittsburgh"The Keystone Crossroads initiative looks at the challenges facing cities in the Read More & Comment

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PPG grant helps Hazelwood school with renovations, engineering programs

PPG grant helps Hazelwood school with renovations, engineering programs from Pop City Media"Since 2003, a local federation of public charter Read More & Comment

Faith leaders are ‘planting’ churches in new fields

Faith leaders are 'planting' churches in new fields from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette"As traditional congregations decline, some faith leaders are creating Read More & Comment

Group receives EPA funds to assist in area revitalization

Group receives EPA funds to assist in area revitalization from the New Pittsburgh Courier"The Agency announced their award of $400,000 Read More & Comment

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The Forum for Economic Development, Inc. was created as a dialogue to explore the possibilities and opportunities for creating manufacturing, industrial, and trade jobs that will impact the lives of the long-term unemployed and underemployed in Pittsburgh and southwestern Pennsylvania, with the aim of using local and regional resources in the forging of new and sustainable communities.