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Good Question! Podcast Episode 4

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Silver Lake was used as a carp farm for landowner George Finley, as well as a picnic spot for locals. Old postcards depict the location as a romantic getaway within the city.

Let’s take a ride! Be it on the Pennsylvania Turnpike (“America’s First Super Highway,” and a model for the national interstate highway system), the massive Brilliant Viaduct over Washington Boulevard, or Skybus (futuristic transit system that never took off), we’ll explore all the different ways to get around Pittsburgh past and present.

The Good Question! Podcast is sponsored by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and CASTUS.

Katie Blackley is a digital editor/producer for 90.5 WESA, where she writes, edits and generates both web and on-air content for features and daily broadcast. She's the producer and host of our Good Question! series and podcast. She also covers history and the LGBTQ community. kblackley@wesa.fm