Transportation Solutions: Making Pittsburgh More Mobile

How do you measure the health of a region? Vital signs like a strong job market, safety, and affordability all come to mind. But there’s another key question: how well does the region move? Transportation is the engine that drives economic development and vibrant communities. While Pittsburgh is exploring innovations to improve traffic flow on … Read More >

Why Relocate To Pittsburgh? Why Not!

Instead of asking why relocate to Pittsburgh, more often the question is why not? Broad job opportunities, low cost of living and high quality of life make this region a smart choice for everyone from college grads to families.


Newcomers to Pittsburgh are like Dorothy pushing open the door to catch her first glimpse of the … Read More >

Our Housing Market’s Big Picture

How’s the housing market? That’s a pretty standard opening line for builders and real estate agents when they meet but not exactly a conversation starter for the average citizen. For the sizable share of the population that owns a home in the U.S., however, it’s a question that has more bearing on their lives today … Read More >

Remake Learning

Pittsburgh’s commitment to education and its high quality schools is an enormous draw for families moving to the area. Now, Pittsburgh is leading the way in a new initiative called Remake Learning, a concept envisaged by Gregg Behr, president of the Grable Foundation, a nonprofit family foundation whose focus is the well-being of children and … Read More >

Higher Education

Pittsburgh has long ago shed its smoky city image, though it is proud of its contribution to the steel industry.

These days, Pittsburgh, which often appears on lists designating it the “most livable” or “best food town” or “underrated gem,” is also a major player in the higher education sector.

The presence of so many top-notch institutions … Read More >

Child Care

Finding the right type of childcare to fit your family’s needs is a top priority, and Pittsburgh offers a variety of options for safe, high-quality care. Whether you’re looking for a progressive facility with all the latest technology, or a small daycare with less structure, ask questions to be sure your needs will be met.


Here are some to keep in mind as you begin … Read More >

Not Your Grandparent’s Retirement

When it comes to senior living, Pittsburgh often outranks places traditionally thought of as meccas for seniors –beating cities in Florida and California. These lists consider factors like cost of living, crime rate, and proximity to international airports, but what makes Pittsburgh stand out is the variety of opportunities the city has for seniors to remain physically active, cerebrally engaged and socially connected.


Today’s senior living … Read More >