What is the purpose of budget engagements?

The purpose of budget engagements is to educate residents on what is in City budgets and how they are created. It's also an opportunity for residents to provide feedback on the budgets. We'll post dates and locations for Budget Engagements soon, follow this page for updates!

Capital vs. Operating Budget

The Capital Budget funds projects that are used to design, build, restore, retain, or purchase City-owned assets, have a minimum value of $50,000, and have a minimum useful life of five years.

The Operating Budget funds expenditures that pay for most day-to-day governmental activities.

City of Pittsburgh Budgeting 101

Capital projects by location

Are you interested in seeing City revenue in action? The below map and dashboard reflect projects from the Capital Budget. Click this link to open the dashboard in a new tab.