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Volume 41 Issue 23

Two wheels are better than four, some employees say >

July 23rd, 2009

Pitt faculty and staff are part of a growing trend: commuters who have chosen two wheels over four when it comes to getting to work. Compared to drivers, bike commuters’ numbers are tiny — but growing. According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, in 2007 bike commuting rose 38 percent in […]

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Ready to roll? Before you go … >

July 23rd, 2009

Linguistics professor and long-time bike commuter Scott Kiesling offers a few tips for new riders: Ride confidently and defensively • Assume people don’t see you and ride accordingly. • Take your place in the lane: Don’t ride so far to the right that you’re too close to car mirrors or unable to maneuver out of […]

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Making Pitt Work: Pitt Communicators trade ideas, tips >

July 23rd, 2009

In an effort to improve their job performance, more than two dozen staff members from across the Pittsburgh campus have established an informal group they call the Pitt Communicators. One of the founding members, Sonia Gill, director of marketing and communications in the Swanson School of Engineering, explained, “The way it started is a couple […]

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Forbes Ave. paving to affect night-time traffic >

July 23rd, 2009
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Grant to support new SIS/HSLA program >

July 23rd, 2009
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UPT recognized for food collection efforts >

July 23rd, 2009
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