‘Rarely Do You Have A Chance In A City To Plan A New Park Of This Size’: Task Force To Explore Options For Hays Woods

APR 30, 2018 

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A task force has formed to begin brainstorming how and to what extent the city will develop Hays Woods, a 660-acre site that would be the city’s largest park if kept intact. It is in the Hays neighborhood, except 18 acres that are in Baldwin Borough.

The task force held its first meeting Monday in City Council chambers. It is made up of 21 people, with co-chairs City Councilman Corey O’Connor and former Mayor Tom Murphy. The members will form committees on environment, trail development, programming and education.

They will hold community meetings when they have ideas to present, Mr. O’Connor said... read the full article