This information came in around the year 2000...not here since 26,000 years ago when the last…Continue
In an effort to revitalize and grow TransitionPGH’s impact (because the news on climate change continues to look Not Good), we’d like to know more about you, our community. Primarily, we’d like to know what neighborhoods you spend time in, and…Continue
Posted by Alexander Dale on August 16, 2012 at 5:00pm
On Tuesday August 7th we had our first Neighborhood Walks event in Greenfield, a neighborhood on the southern tip of Pittsburgh’s East End. The goals were to give people (hopefully neighbors, but we weren’t restrictive) a chance to meet, to walk…Continue
Posted by Alexander Dale on August 13, 2012 at 9:30pm
TransitionPGH is the city-wide hub group for the Transition Movement. We work on building a sustainable community and increasing resilience (the ability to resist shocks), particularly to things like peak oil and climate change. With Pittsburgh’s existing infrastructure, there’s a lot of good places to renovate, grow food, and redo our urban environment to work better for everyone living there. For more on our history, read this, and for more on why you might like Transition, try this.
Our goals are to provide resources - such as educators, movie screenings and licenses, and a library of shared knowledge - to various local initiatives, as well as a city-wide community and some of our own projects. These projects include a bunch of urban farming projects, and a 2012 summer series of screenings for Transition 2.0 in various neighborhoods.
What should you do now?
A lot of what we do falls under the category of ‘reskilling’, and if you’re got something you’d be able to teach - and everyone does - you should fill out this form. Alternatively, if you or a group you’re part of would like to learn something Transition-y - from why sustainability is important to how photovoltaics works to raising chickens to running effective meetings - you can let us know here, and one of our core folks will try to get you connected with someone who can help.