ROAD WARS

An OPN News Editorial “If you do not change your direction, you may end up where you are heading”  Loa Tzu As Mayor, Bill Peduto is the number one representative of the people of Pittsburgh. So it’s all the more important to ask, and continue to ask, “Who does Number One work for?” In Pittsburgh, […]

URA Files Suspect Development Grant Without Consulting Residents

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette published an article on August 29, 2015, revealing that one month earlier, on July 31, The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh submitted a $3 million grant application to the State of PA’s Department of Community and Economic Development, for a roadway to be built from the neighborhood of Panther Hollow in Oakland, […]

Preserving the Soul of Pittsburgh

By Ray Gerard Increasingly, concerned groups are pointing out that Pittsburgh’s development policies are having hugely negative effects on the very neighborhoods they’re supposedly developing. People are being priced out of their homes, evicted from their apartments, and made to feel unwelcome in their own neighborhoods. Project after project is aimed toward the very wealthiest […]