A weekly talk show about people in the Mon Valley area of Pittsburgh

A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).

Two Rivers, 30 Minutes for 12-4-2020


Topic: Growing the Mon Valley's industrial parks

Guest: Don Smith Jr., president and CEO, Regional Industrial Development Corp.

How Topic Discussed: RIDC is the non-profit agency responsible for 15 industrial parks in the Pittsburgh area, including facilities in Duquesne, East Pittsburgh and McKeesport. What are some recent success stories at those locations? What are some of the challenges to attracting tenants? How does the historical nature of those locations either help or hinder redevelopment and re-use? Why have the Monongahela River waterfronts in McKeesport and Duquesne not been used for housing?



Filetype: MP3 - Size: 27.21MB - Duration: 29:44 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)

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