Last week, a group of 15 eager middle school students pedaled around the neighborhood streets of Sheraden in the West End, even along the busy Chartiers Avenue thoroughfare. They rode to a small park, and squealed in delight as they sped through the grass and circled the basketball court. For some of the kids, it was one of their first times on a bike.By summer’s end, the students of Bike PGH’s Positive Spin program will ride from Sheraden to PNC Park, the South Side, and Point State Park.
No more packing all the Democratic votes into a small number of urban Pennsylvania U.S. Congressional districts. No more Goofy kicking Donald Duck, a common descriptor for Pennsylvania's 7th U.S. Congressional District.On Jan. 22, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that the state's current U.S. Congressional District map, which was drawn by Republicans in 2011, was unconstitutional according to the Pennsylvania Constitution.
Daniel Smith Jr. is a Butler County native and longtime resident, who grew up in Zelienople and now lives in Adams Township with his husband, Don. He has been paying close attention to his state representative, Daryl Metcalfe (R-Cranberry), for years. Smith has grown frustrated as Metcalfe has continually focused on bombastic and divisive issues, such as opposing same-sex marriage and attacking immigrants’ rights.
@SamLaffey@ErokEric@Jessi_said_what But her quote was allowed by journalist in a publication. I get the point of the project, and again, I like the message of her essay, But that claim about bike lanes is incorrect, it should have been omitted, Her essay was great without it.
@ErokEric@SamLaffey@Jessi_said_what I think this gets at my main criticism. I understand perception of bike lanes to many in community. But it's a journos job to fact check perception to see if accurate. To let someone say "bike lanes in PGH are in tandem w/ gentrification" w/o noting the facts is bad journalism.
@Jessi_said_what@SamLaffey There are only 3 lanes that could be applied to this claim, East Liberty Ave,, Negley ave, and a small section on Butler street. and the EL lanes were imputed to slow traffic down, because cars sped on those roads
@Jessi_said_what@SamLaffey I think my takeaway was that I agree with the message of this article. CP reports on the same issues and I am passionate about those too. But to use quote about bike lanes as a marker of gentrification or in tandem with gentrification is not accurate.
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