Policy Brief

Passengers and operations data at PIT

Summary: While passengers have been returning to air travel, their numbers are still well below the pre-pandemic level.  This is true across the nation as it is at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT).  However, PIT has not fared nearly as well … Continue reading

Colin McNickle at Large

Intellectual water/sewer dishonesty

There’s something quite critical missing in a recent Philadelphia Inquirer story detailing opposition to suburban municipal water and sewerage systems being sold to private companies. The crux of the story, as per the newspaper: “Grassroots campaigns have emerged in several … Continue reading


Pittsburgh’s proposed 2021 budget

The mayor of Pittsburgh delivered the state of the city message and presented the 2021 operating and capital budgets to City Council on Nov. 9. The proposed operating budget will have $569.9 million in total revenues, $563.7 million in total … Continue reading