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Deal in works to renew free ‘T’ fare zone

Deal in works to renew free ‘T’ fare zone

By Brittney Jackson | The Duquesne Duke Several city organizations are tasked with renewing a contract by next March that will keep the Pittsburgh Light Rail free within the city. The Steelers, Stadium Authority, Rivers Casino and Alco Parking have a contract with the Pittsburgh Port Authority to subsidize the Pittsburgh Light Rail, otherwise known […]

Initial redevelopment of Civic lot set to begin in August

Initial redevelopment of Civic lot set to begin in August

By Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor While the Penguins and Hill District officials continue to negotiate terms of redevelopment plans in the Lower Hill, the Sports & Exhibition Authority has announced that infrastructure construction on three of seven streets will begin in August. According to Douglas Straley, an SEA project executive for the Lower […]

City officials, Penguins drop gloves over lot

City officials, Penguins drop gloves over lot

By Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor The $33.7 million redevelopment project to build three new streets and rebuild four others on the site where the Civic Arena used to stand hit a wall last Thursday when the Sports & Exhibition Authority failed to secure federal grant money. The federal government rejected the authority’s application […]

DU law clinic to be located on Fifth Avenue

By Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor With help from a $500,000 grant from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program and a $250,000 grant from the Allegheny County Redevelopment Authority, the University plans to move its Clinical Legal Education program to a vacant building on Fifth Avenue by the fall. The clinic currently operates in Fisher […]