Sustainable Pittsburgh last presented this regional sustainability goals and indicators report in 2004. In tracking the region’s progress, we see that much has changed, while too many things remain the same. Not changing, however, is the reason we produce the report. The old saying, “You can’t manage what you can’t measure,” applies. Sustainable…

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  • Issue Quarter Pittsburgh Today — Special Reports
  • Issue Year 2016
  • Sub Heading April 10, 2016
In a region conceived around the principles of sustainability, clean, healthy air is an undisputed staple. Southwestern Pennsylvania is not there yet. The air has markedly improved from the days when industry was the backbone of the economy. Yet, in the best of years, it’s only good enough to warrant a healthy rating…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2016
  • Sub Heading Signs of progress reported, but steep challenges lie ahead
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
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