Jobs to Jobless Metric
Latest AP coverage of the Pittsburgh story. Foundations' money sparks Pittsburgh's recovery
Trib has an interesting blurb on some local coal being exported to China. Coal may be the one energy source we actually export internationally. I have not updated this in at least a month, but it has been an interesting ride for coal in the region in the last year.
$/ton, Pittsburgh Seam Coal prices
and speaking of coal... Slate had a piece just yesterday updating the state of acid rain in the US.
which then leads to the environment. Slate also just had a piece on a less than intuitive link between auto parking and biking with a mention of Pittsburgh. See: What Would Get Americans Biking to Work? Decent parking.
and finally on the Wettick Watch: Wasting no time is he, direct from the docket - Ordered Status Conference will be held on 8/25/09 at 3:00 p.m. The phrase 'all deliberate speed' comes to mind.