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Join us for a public meeting 
on the Proposed office building at 3422 Forbes Avenue
(lot 28-F-206, corner of Forbes Ave and Coltart St)
7 pm Thursday, October 6, 2016
Oakland Career Center, 294 Semple Street 
 
Developer Murland Associates will present plans for a proposed 7-story office building at Forbes and Coltart. Offer your thoughts and input. 
 
See the attached flyer for more info.

PennDOT/CMU Forbes Avenue Improvement Projects Website Updated

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On, August 31st, a public meeting was held to share the design plans and schedule for the Forbes Avenue Betterment Project and the Oakland/CMU Forbes Corridor Improvements Project. Over 250 people attended the meeting held at CMU’s University Center, Rangos Ballroom.

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For more information about the initiative, history of the project and project updates visit the project microsite.

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Click here to view or download the presentation.

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Submit a comment form by Monday, September 26th    

Please join the Zone 4 Public Safety Council, the Pittsburgh Police and Chief McLay for a town hall meeting this Thursday, Sept. 15th, 6-9 p.m. at the Pittsburgh Firefighters #1 Union Hall at 120 Flowers Avenue, Hazelwood.
  • Share public safety concerns.
  • Review crime statistics.
  • Provide feedback on community and police relations.
  • Tell us how the police can better serve your community.
  • Refreshments will be served.
Oakwatch : The Oakland Code Enforcement Project
Third Wednesdays
July 20 Noon at the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, located at 234 McKee Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15213​. They ask you to please RSVP.​
No outside food/drink, no backpacks/briefcases
Check the webpage for further details and any last minute changes.
 
Green Team : Putting the “oak” back in Oakland
Third Thursdays
July 21, 6pm, Oakland Career Center, 294 Semple St, Pgh, PA 15213.
Check the webpage for further details and any last minute changes.

Wednesday, August 31, 5:00PM
5034 Forbes Avenue, Cohon University Center, Room: Rangos 3 (2nd Floor) 
 
PennDOT, City of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, and Oakland Transportation Management Association (OTMA) will share the Forbes Avenue Safety Improvements' project schedule and design plans at the meeting.The project proposes to make transportation safety and efficiency improvements on Forbes Avenue, from S. Craig Street to Beeler Street. 
 
Please show up on Wednesday to have your voice heard. 
 
Safety on Forbes Avenue came to the forefront last fall with the death of Susan Hicks, who was riding her bike home from the University of Pittsburgh, where she worked. Safe, connected bike infrastructure throughout Oakland is critical. 
 
The safety improvement projects are scheduled to take place beginning fall 2017 through summer 2018. 

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Join the Pittsburgh Police and Chief McLay for a Town Hall Meeting! 
*Meet your Public Safety Zone Council Leadership* 
 
Share Public Safety Concerns • Review Crime Statistics • Provide Feedback On
Community-Police Relations • Provide Feedback On How the Police Can Better Serve Our Community 
 
Zone 4: Thursday, September 15 6-9pm
Pittsburgh Firefighters Union Hall, 120 Flowers Avenue, Hazelwood 
 
Zone 3: Wednesday, August 24, 6-9pm
IBEW Hall, 5 Hot Metal Street, #100, South Side Works 
 
For more info and other dates, see flyer.

Oakwatch : The Oakland Code Enforcement Project
Third Wednesdays (alternating meeting times at Noon and 6pm)
August 17, 6pm at the Oakland Career Center, 294 Semple St, Pgh, PA 15213.
Check the webpage for further details and any last minute changes.
Oakwatch webpage 

Green Team : Putting the “oak” back in Oakland
Third Thursdays
August 18, 6pm, Oakland Career Center, 294 Semple St, Pgh, PA 15213.
Check the webpage for further details and any last minute changes.
Green Team webpage

The Green Team meeting for July is cancelled. People are encouraged to attend one of the two public meetings listed below. Your input is valuable! 
 
July 19, 2016 6:00pm – 8:00pm 
Jewish Community Center, 5738 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217 
 
July 25, 2016 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Pittsburgh Bike Share, 3328 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15201 
 
You can also find links through the City's Bike/Ped Facebook page:
or see 7/11/16 post on this website about these bike planning meetings. 
 
The July Green Team meeting is cancelled, please attend one of the two public meetings instead. 

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Pittsburgh City Planning to Hold Four Bike Plan Open Houses in July 
 
The Pittsburgh Department of City Planning is hosting four, city-wide Bike Plan Open Houses in July to kick- off their public process. There will be opportunities to learn about the internal city process, funding and project selection as well as places where they will look for feedback with multiple aspects of the plan. 
 
July 14, 2016 6:00pm – 8:00pm
South Side Market House, 1 Bedford Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 
 
July 18, 2016 6:00pm – 8:00pm,
Manchester Citizen’s Corp., 1319 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15233 
 
July 19, 2016 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Jewish Community Center, 5738 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217 
 
July 25, 2016 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Pittsburgh Bike Share, 3328 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15201 
 
You can also find and share the events through the Bike / Ped facebook page: 
 
 
Come anytime between 6pm and 8pm but give yourself enough time to cover all the material.

Oakwatch : The Oakland Code Enforcement Project
Third Wednesdays
July 20 Noon at the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, located at 234 McKee Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15213​. They ask you to please RSVP.​
No outside food/drink, no backpacks/briefcases
Check the webpage for further details and any last minute changes.
Guest Speaker:  Maura Kennedy – PLI director
Oakwatch webpage 

Green Team : Putting the “oak” back in Oakland
Third Thursdays
July 21, 6pm, Oakland Career Center, 294 Semple St, Pgh, PA 15213.
Check the webpage for further details and any last minute changes.
Green Team webpage

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Capital Budget Forums: Two Capital Budget Deliberative Forums will be held this year as part of the City's Capital Budget development process. Residents will also have the chance to let the City know of specific Capital work in their neighborhoods that they would like to see done in 2016.
  • Tuesday June 21 6-8 p.m., Letter Carrier's Union Hall, 841 California Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
  • Thursday June 23 6-8 p.m., Kingsley Association, 6435 Frankstown Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 
  • Register Here: pittsburghpa.gov/omb/capital budget
Oakwatch : The Oakland Code Enforcement Project
Third Wednesdays
June 15 6pm at the Oakland Career Center, 294 Semple St, Pgh, PA 15213.

Check the webpage for further details and any last minute changes.
Guest Speaker Allison Harnden – Pittsburgh Nighttime Economy Manager  
 
Green Team : Putting the “oak” back in Oakland
Third Thursdays
June 16, 6pm, Oakland Career Center, 294 Semple St, Pgh, PA 15213.
Check the webpage for further details and any last minute changes.
 

This project will complete a missing link in the existing Bigelow Blvd bike lanes connecting Fifth Ave and Forbes Ave and providing a safe bicycle route throughout the neighborhood. 
 
The Department of City Planning will host a meeting to discuss and request input on this project. Your thoughts are important to the project's success! 
 
It will be held at the Oakland Career Center, 294 Semple Street at 6pm