Bedtime reading on the 'Burgh
COMMUNITIES AND LEADERS AT WORK IN THE NEW ECONOMY: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF AGENTS OF TRANSFORMATION IN PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA AND HAMILTON, ONTARIO, by Barbara Ann Fennessy. Department of Sociology and Equity Studies in Education. Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. 2009
If you really need more... on my professional side some may have noticed our new Pittsburgh Urban Blog (the PUB) which will highlight our own work, but also take note of other's work relevant to all things urban Pittsburgh. I have just put up over there a note on some new research out of Michigan State looking at how region's economic growth is impacted by connectivity... connectivity as measured by airport connections and passenger traffic. You will see some specific mentions of Pittsburgh in it as well. Someone tell Zap.