07-18-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News, Newsletter Archives

Table of Contents Member Highlight: Ross Township Business & Economic Development Corporation (RED) GoBurgh Goes to Atlanta! Land Banking Forum & Vacant Property Registry Legislation Reimagining Communities Initiative: Hazelwood Reimagining Communities Initiative: Sheraden Business Development Working Group Safe Neighborhoods Network Events & Announcements   Member Highlight: Ross Township Business & Economic Development Corporation (RED) Last modified on 2014-10-18 18:42:48 GMT. 0 comments. [...]

07-15-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Programs  |  Published in News

Upcoming Events GoBurgh Thursday, August 15th 12-2PM  Vacant Property Working Group (VPWG) Friday, September 13th* 9-11AM (*Please note that the August VPWG meeting is cancelled) Announcements Meet the Commander on Your Corner: The commander on your corner project is a way of initiating dialogue, coordinating efforts and establishing positive community relations in the various Zone [...]

07-15-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News, Safe Neighborhoods

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 is National Night Out (NNO). This year’s NNO in Pittsburgh theme is, “It’s a Beautiful Night in the Neighborhood” The Mayor encourages participating groups to register their event on the City’s NNO webpage to receive helpful resources, including a new downloadable planning guide. When residents register their event, they will receive the tools and [...]

07-15-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

On Thursday, July 11, 2013, PCRG’s Business Development Working Group hosted its second mixer, which was sponsored by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) and First Commonwealth Bank.  The event was held at Alexander’s Italian Bistro in Bloomfield, home to one of our new members, the Bloomfield Development Corporation.  Nearly 60 individuals attended this fun networking [...]

07-15-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Programs  |  Published in News

Reimagining Hazelwood Partnership Trains Residents as Surveyors On June 28, the Hazelwood Initiative, PCRG, Center of Life, and Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh partnered to train seven Hazelwood residents on conducting property condition surveys. The daylong training included a morning classroom session and an afternoon field session. During the morning session, the surveyors learned about the context [...]

07-15-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Programs  |  Published in News, Vacant Property Working Group (VPWG)

PCRG Participates in Land Banking Forum On June 7, 2013, PCRG Deputy Director, Bethany Davidson, and board member, Tracey Evans, gave two of the four presentations on local land recycling efforts to more than 175 attendees at the University of Pittsburgh Institute of Politics Land Banking Forum.  Ms. Davidson summarized the City of Pittsburgh’s Property [...]

07-15-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Programs  |  Published in News

GoBurgh staff members, Breen Masciotra and Chris Sandvig, recently attended the Center for Transportation Excellence 2013 Transit Initiatives and Communities Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. This biennial conference brings together transit agencies, local officials, transportation supporters, advocates, and ballot measure campaign professionals to discuss the latest information on transportation ballot measures. Breen presented at the Grassroots [...]

07-15-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Programs  |  Published in Members, News

Ross Township Business & Economic Development Corporation (RED) is our July member highlight.  Craig Linner, President of RED, gives us a sneak peek into our newest county PCRG member.   Organization: Ross Township Business & Economic Development Corporation “RED” Founding Date: 1997 / restructured 2012 President: Craig Linner Current Staff Size (e.g. 9 full-time, 3 [...]

07-9-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

Speak up for Sheraden! 440 randomly selected households received a postcard inviting them to participate in an important resident survey. The project, called Success Measures, will gather information about the experiences and perceptions of Sheraden residents, helping to inform ongoing revitalization efforts taking place there. The survey is being focused on the eastern section of [...]

07-3-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Programs  |  Published in News

PCRG Offices will be closed in honor and celebration of the 4th of July. We will re-open on Friday, July 5th.  Have a Safe and Happy Independence Day!