In the race for City Council District 7, Deb Gross has a growing posse including Chelsa Wagner & featuring Bill Peduto, and the Ceoffe camp et al is well-organized for Tony Ceoffe Jr.'s second run.
(And a belated welcome to the 'burghosphere to Citizen Yinz!)
In Salt Lake City, not only did they make public transit plans for 30 years out, but voters approved an increase in the sales tax to hasten it forward 15 years. Now it's ludicrously fantastic. Wonder what if anything else is making the difference, making transit investments palatable out there in conservative Utah.
The Allegheny Institute is on board with fracking the airport in order to help one day make it a big-boy Airport again.
We have a Democratic party candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania who came out if favor of fully legalizing marijuana by 2017. Just in time soar past Pittsburgh's debt cliff and take off from under state financial oversight!