Saturday, March 24, 2012

Plan Pgh

MOVEPGH COMMUNITY WORKSHOP #1 We're getting technical with transportation--come and get your hands dirty. Sent 03/21/2012 @ 2:12 pm MOVEPGH Community Workshop #1 is focused on transportation issues related to the Northside, Allegheny Riverfront, and West End Valley. The workshop is open to the public – even if you do not live in these areas. Join the MOVEPGH team for an open and interactive discussion about walkability, highways, transit, bicycling, and more. Workshop #1 Schedule: Workshop #1 Kick-off Event: Describing the week's activities & preliminary findings WHEN: Monday, March 26 6:00-7:30PM WHERE: Allegheny Middle School - Allegheny Center 810 Arch St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Workshop #1 Open House: See the MOVEPGH team at work & provide input WHEN: Three open sessions--drop in any time Tuesday, March 27 10:00AM - 5:00PM Wednesday, March 28 10:00AM - 5:00PM Thursday, March 29 10:00AM - 3:00PM WHERE: Sen. John Heinz History Center - Strip District 1212 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Workshop #1 Wrap-Up Event: A MOVEPGH team progress report for the week WHEN: Thursday, March 29 6:00-7:30PM WHERE: Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School - Allegheny Center 50 Montgomery Pl, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 About the MOVEPGH Design Workshops: MOVEPGH Workshop #1 is the first of four (4) week-long MOVEPGH public designworkshops to be held around the City over the next six months. Each workshop will highlight different portions of the City of Pittsburgh--Click here to view the map of focus geographies of all four workshops. These “design studio” workshops will be multi-disciplinary, working design sessions where stakeholders, designers, technical experts, and the public will work together to develop, design and plan solutions. TheMOVEPGH team will work all week long in a different location for each of the four Workshops to develop and test various design and planning ideas related to: transportation solutions for areas of change and redevelopment; expanding multi-modal choice; developing street designs and complete streets; creating interlinked bike, pedestrian, transit, and street networks; protecting areas of no change; expanding connectivity; selectively expanding vehicle capacity Workshop Format: Each of the four workshops will follow a similar schedule: Day 1 – Evening Kick-off meeting Day 2, 3, & 4 – Daytime Open House work sessions Day 4 – Evening Wrap-up event Evening Kick-off Meeting: sets the stage for the coming week, and provides a progress report on work to-date. Daytime Open Houses: provide great opportunities for community groups, residents, the business community and others to interact with the planning team by expressing their ideas, plans, and concerns. Drop in any time! Evening Wrap-up Meetings: will summarize all of the input received during the previous four days and offer another opportunity for an interactive discussion with other stakeholders and the MOVEPGH Team. MOVEPGH Project info can be found at More info about Workshops #2, #3, and #4 will be coming soon! Hope to see you there! Remember to stay current with all of PLANPGH at and!

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