“Remember, remember, the 29th(?) of November”

My dad is kind of like a "this day in history" machine. Just give him a particular day, and, after some digging through his resources and knowledge base, out comes a notable event from that day. These moments range from those that are obscure or personally significant to those that were milestones in history. I'll … Continue reading “Remember, remember, the 29th(?) of November”

“A square peg in a round hole” or “What the heck are we gonna do with Greater Pittsburgh International Airport?”

In the pre-dawn hours of October, 1, 1992, the newest addition to Allegheny County‚Äôs transportation network was open for business. After decades of planning and more than five years after breaking ground, the Pittsburgh region finally had a new airport: Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT). This sprawling facility replaced Greater Pittsburgh Airport, more informally known as … Continue reading “A square peg in a round hole” or “What the heck are we gonna do with Greater Pittsburgh International Airport?”