Author Archives: Matt Minczeski

Pittsburgh Companies Are Driving the Autonomous Vehicle Revolution

by on September 29, 2017

The Pittsburgh region is in the fast lane when it comes to autonomous car research, development and deployment. We’ve grabbed attention globally because of prominent self-driving car players like Uber, Argo AI, Ford, Delphi and Aurora Innovation opening offices here and hiring talent from local institutions like Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh. […]


(Watch) More Transatlantic Air Service is Taking Off in the Pittsburgh Region

by on July 12, 2017

Within one week in June, two new nonstop transatlantic flights were launched from Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT), further enhancing southwestern Pennsylvania’s connectivity to Europe. Condor, a Germany-based airline, started seasonal nonstop service to Frankfurt – the first connection to the German market from Pittsburgh since 2014. This is an excellent addition, but two new nonstop […]


Host & Guest, PRA’s Suzi Pegg Asks – and Answers – Questions about Her Trip to Hannover Messe

by on April 22, 2016

Part performer (she’s been known for stage roles in her native England!) and 100-percent global marketer, Suzi Pegg, the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance’s VP for global marketing brings all her talents to bear in this installment of “Take1: A Pittsburgh Region Minute” video about her Apr. 22 – 29, 2016 marketing mission to the Hannover Messe […]


PRA President David Ruppersberger: Three Reasons to Be Excited about the Pittsburgh Region’s Future

by on July 1, 2015

David Ruppersberger, the new president of the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (PRA) – the economic development marketing affiliate of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development – was recently the guest speaker at a NAIOP Pittsburgh meeting.  At that time, he shared with NAIOP members, most of whom represent the region’s commercial and industrial real estate community, […]


Introducing Pittsburgh Region Data: On Demand

by on October 22, 2014

It’s a fact: companies considering investing in the 10-county Pittsburgh region look to comprehensive data to guide their decision making. To make collecting this critical data easier than ever, the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance has created an online tool that allows you to browse and select from our array of data and easily package customized reports […]


EVENT: Clean Fuels/Clean Rivers Consortium’s LNG Marine Forum

by on October 17, 2014

The Clean Fuels/Clean Rivers Consortium presents the LNG Marine Forum on October 24 from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at CCAC’s West Hills Campus, just outside of Pittsburgh. The forum provides an opportunity to learn more about the movement toward conversion of tow boats, ferries and other similar vessels to compressed natural gas and liquid […]