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Pittsburgh’s newest proposal for its planned Bus Rapid Transit system includes a bus station in front of Soldiers and Sailors.

New BRT plan picks up Soldiers and Sailors stop

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor September 19, 2019
Pittsburgh’s newest proposal for its planned Bus Rapid Transit system features a bus station outside of Soldiers and Sailors Hall.
Justin Miller, an employee of the Pittsburgh Department of City Planning, speaks to Oakland residents Monday about preferred BRT routes. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Visual Editor)

Editorial: The Port Authority is ignoring important BRT stakeholders

By The Pitt News Editorial Board June 20, 2017

The Port Authority has promised people that live on the lines of the proposed Bus Rapid Transit project faster commutes, new electric buses and safe bike lanes. But the proposal isn’t perfect, and the...

Amy Silbermann, an employee of Port Authority, shows Pittsburgh residents a map the planned Oakland BRT route. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Visual Editor)

Oakland locals weigh in on bus rapid transit

By Henry Glitz | News Editor June 20, 2017

Community members and local activists gathered Monday night to talk about new bus stops, or as city employee Justin Miller called them — “upgraded transit experiences.” The replicas of the Bus...

A bus passes by Towers on Forbes Avenue. (Photo by John Hamilton | Editor-In-Chief)

Bus ways and bike lanes: Navigating Pittsburgh without a car

By John Hamilton / Editor-in-Chief May 29, 2017

Madeline Rigatti’s black boots press forcefully on the steel pedals of her orange Salsa Vaya, propelling the 25-year-old up a short, steep hill by her house. “I used to hate that hill,” Rigatti,...

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