“Here are just a few ways Pittsburgh’s riverfronts will benefit from this long-awaited piece of RIV legislation:
- Community standards for riverfront building setbacks and building lengths will help preserve access to the riverfronts for everyone.
- Bonus points in the zoning process encourage developers to include affordable housing, environmental sustainability and public amenities on the trail like restrooms, public art, drinking fountains and more.
- The unique character of Pittsburgh’s riverfront neighborhoods like the Strip and South Side is preserved through contextual standards for new real estate development.
- Riverfront businesses will continue to operate side-by-side with new waterfront features like marinas, trails, restaurants and residences.”
FULL STORY published July 31, 2018 via Riverlife