Feds sending $2M to reconnect East Liberty, Bakery Square

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Allegheny County will receive $2 million in federal funds to connect the East Liberty Transit Station with the East Liberty business district and Bakery Square, now cut off from the station by a busway.

“We’re righting the wrongs of economic redlining that have forced Black, brown, working class and poor folks to live in food, hospital, and transportation deserts,” said U.S. Rep. Summer Lee, D-Swissvale, who announced the funding with U.S. Sens. Bob Casey and John Fetterman.

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Johnathan D. Salant