This 150-mile biking and walking route -- which runs between Pittsburgh and Cumberland, Maryland -- has proved to be a tremendous boost to adjacent communities, spurring tourism, development and the growth of small businesses. That means more amenities for GAP users as they explore the great outdoors.
Whether it's Drexel's Schuylkill Yards strategy, the Science Center's uCity Square expansion or visions for capping and developing the rail yards north of 30th Street Station, the Philly neighborhood we see today is not long for this world.
Across the state, the humble bicycle is mobilizing efforts to usher in a new era of public transportation. In part three of our series on transit innovation in PA, we navigate the connection between buses, bikes and the commuters who depend on them.
From bus-tracking apps to robotic traffic signals, there are big ideas coming out of Pittsburgh, and they could have a huge impact on transportation statewide. Meanwhile, across PA, transit goes high-tech.