How does Pittsburgh compare with these 14 similar cities?: Denver /​/​Kansas City /​/​Milwaukee /​/​St. Louis /​/​Minneapolis /​/​St. Paul /​/​Indianapolis /​/​Detroit /​/​Cincinnati /​/​Cleveland /​/​Charlotte /​/​Richmond /​/​Washington, D.C. /​/​Philadelphia /​/​Boston

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2014
  • Sub Heading The facts and the future of our region
Bike lanes and buses, clean water and clear skies, and prosperity without poverty and its corrosive effects — the vision of a sustainable city and region can seem like a Sim City blueprint for the ideal future. Until the nagging obstacles of reality are considered. And nowhere is that more true than in older, former…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2014
  • Sub Heading Local groups consider steps to build a successful and balanced future
In Pittsburgh’s industrial heyday, the region dove into recession as the mighty engines of manufacturing throttled way back. And when a recession ended, Pittsburgh roared back, as rising demand jump-​started factories.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading Regional indictors: Summer ’11
In January 1983, unemployment in metropolitan Pittsburgh reached 17.1 percent as deep recession and structural change rocked the region. Steel strikes raged, and famous mills went cold.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading How does the “city-​state” of Pittsburgh stack up against competitor regions across the country? Also, what does our region’s future hold? Get the facts about Pittsburgh in this first-​of-​its-​kind report.
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