Uber research center advances in Duquesne outside Pittsburgh

A? San Francisco-based ride ?sharing company and a regional university are eyeing a stretch of riverfront land in Duquesne for potential development of a research facility. Jeff Fullerton, who handles special projects for Uber, ?described? its interest in the Duquesne site as? “very preliminary” and ?“?a?n investigation at this point.” “We want to stay in the community and we’re part of Pittsburgh,” said Fullerton, noting that part of the site’s appeal is ?its close proximity? to ?Pittsburgh?.