Public Meeting: Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)

The Port Authority has initiated a new round of public meetings to hear from residents about the proposed Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project; on May 2nd, a meeting will be held in East Liberty for all east end neighborhoods effected by the proposal, including Highland Park:

East Liberty BRT

If you’re interested the routing, station locations, or service schedule or this project,  consider attending; whether you use public transit frequently, occasionally, or not at all, this proposal has the potential to have an impact on our neighborhood, so please take this opportunity to learn more and register your opinion! 

You can also complete a survey to provide your feedback on the project here.

Registration Open for Highland Park Yard Sale – June 3rd

Bryant Street Festival

The annual Highland Park Yard Sale and Bryant Street Festival will once again be held on Sunday, June 3rd! Register here to host a sale at your home or at the flea market on Bryant street. Registration forms are also available at Tazza D’Oro, Bryant Street Market, and Stanton-Negley Pharmacy.

The festivities begin at 9 a.m., when over a hundred Highland Park homes will set up tables and offer items for sale to thousands of bargain hunters walking through the neighborhood. Starting at noon, the Bryant Street Festival will provide an afternoon of family friendly fun with food, music, and activities.

More details for the yard sale and festival will be announced soon. Register as a seller today!


HPCC April Community Meeting

Please join us for the April Community Meeting of the Highland Park Community Council, which will be held next Thursday, April 19th, at 7pm at St. Andrews.

Our newly-elected Magisterial District Judge Mik Pappas will join us to give an overview of his office and the role of the District Court in the justice system, and Kelsey Salerno of NeighborWorks Western Pennsylvania will give a presentation on credit counseling and first-time home-buyer services offered by her organization. As always, we’ll also have a brief public safety update from Zone 5.

Hope to see you next week!