An attorney for Neil “Buddy” Wright, says the paintball operation now owns the land because of a legal doctrine called adverse possession.
Drivers will have to dodge restrictions on several highways and main arteries as construction projects continue.
Mayor Bill Peduto praised the hiring, citing Bjarke Ingels Group’s reputation, but one Hill District leader called it a “misstep.”
With two premier bike trails parallel to the route, enthusiasts and bicycle organizations have long pressed the railroad to add the service.
David Umstead, 31, will be sentenced on Nov. 24 by Allegheny County Common Pleas Judge Beth A. Lazzara.
Keith Payne, 19, and Javahn Griffin, 22, both waived their preliminary hearings this morning.
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Anthony J. Fiore had served in the office since April 2011 and as deputy since March 2012.
State police said two men went into the Circle K at 251 Hopwood-Fairchance Road, brandished handguns and demanded money and cigarettes.