Have A Say In Mayor Gainey’s Capital Budget

Speak up for better biking and walking

The key to a bike-friendly and walkable Pittsburgh lies in the City’s budget priorities. Think of the Capital Budget as the Mayor’s roadmap for building a better city, where funding reflects what matters most to them. As local advocates, we are rallying for investments in safer streets.

Let’s ensure that our voices are heard loud and clear! This year, the City will hold several in-person and virtual sessions to gather input on what should top the Mayor’s to-do list. These are usually roundtable chats with representatives from every City department including the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) that’s in charge of making our streets safe for everyone. These are a great opportunity to explain to the Mayor and the people who make our City run what matters most in our neighborhoods and how they should be investing in the City’s infrastructure and programming.

In essence, the more of us who show up for crucial safety upgrades—like traffic calming, complete streets, bike lanes, trails, steps, curb ramps, crosswalks, and bump outs—the better chance we have of seeing these life-saving projects funded. Let’s work together towards safer streets for all.

Share your budget priorities for the 2025 City of Pittsburgh Capital and Operating Budgets here by June 10th.

For more info on the Capital Budget process, see the City’s Engage Page, and learn how you can work with your Councilperson to influence the budget.

You can also check out the 2024 Capital Budget here.

Meeting Dates and Locations

The purpose of public budget engagement meetings is to educate residents on what is in City budgets and how they are created. It’s also an opportunity for residents to provide feedback on the budgets.

Dinner will be provided at each event!

Please register to attend the following events using this form. RSVPs are not required but are encouraged.

Any individual who requires an accommodation for effective communication or a modification of policies or procedures to attend and/or participate in a program, service, or activity provided by the City of Pittsburgh should contact the City ADA Coordinator by emailing ada@pittsburghpa.gov.

Wednesday, June 12, 6 – 8pm
Ammon Recreation Center
2217 Bedford Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Wednesday, June 12th, 6 – 8pm
Warrington Recreation Center
329 E. Warrington Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15211

Wednesday, June 12th, 6 – 8pm
Community of Change Center
3621 Centralia Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15204

Monday, June 17th, 6 – 8pm
Catalyst Academy
7061 Lemington Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Monday, June 17th, 6 – 8pm
King Pre K – 8 School
50 Montgomery Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Saturday, June 22nd, 10:30am – 12:30pm
Register at this link.

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