CONNECT strives to provide our members with practical, up-to-date information in our policy issue areas and funding sources. Check back to this page periodically for resources and additional information and opportunities, and to learn more about the current work of CONNECT. Our hope is that you will find these subpages useful for your municipality and community! If you have a resource to share, please send it to Tess De Jong at

Transit Oriented Development Project Results:

Executive Summary

Useful Links:

Water/Sewer Partner Organizations & Resources

3 Rivers Wet Weather
Allegheny County Conservation District
Nine Mile Run Watershed Association 
Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority 

Sewer Regionalization Implementation Committee Final Report
About the Wet Weather Issue
Green Infrastructure Resources
3 Rivers Wet Weather Resource Page 
ALCOSAN Consent Decree Overview
ALCOSAN Consent Decree 
ALCOSAN Draft Wet Weather Plan


Emergency Medical Services Partner Organizations & Resources

Allegheny County EMS Council
UPMC Center for Emergency Medicine
Critical Condition: The EMS Funding Crisis in Pittsburgh and its Neighboring Communities
 By Pittsburgh City Controller Michael Lamb, 2010

CONNECT Community Paramedic Program Quarterly Report, October 2016


Blight and Abandonment Partner Organizations & Resources

Steel Rivers Council of Governments
Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group
Habitat for Humanity
Turtle Creek Valley Council of Governments 

The Cost of Blight - By Steel Rivers COG
Tri COG Collaborative Land Bank Business Plan


Transportation Partner Organizations & Resources 
Port Authority of Allegheny County
Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission
SPC's CommuteInfo program
Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group
Pittsburghers for Public Transit

CONNECT Public Transportation Needs Report 2015 
Port Authority TOD Guidelines
Port Authority’s New Fare Policy
City of Pittsburgh Complete Streets 


Infrastructure Partner Organizations & Resources 

City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works
PA One Call
Peoples Natural Gas
Duquesne Light
Columbia Gas
PA American Water 


Health Partner Organizations & Resources

Allegheny County Health Department
Allegheny County Department of Human Services
Live Well Allegheny