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Editorial: 93 bus line needed on weekends for Pitt populace

Port Authority announced last Tuesday that a few more bus lines will operate on the weekend, starting March 15.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 23, 2020

Currently, there doesn’t seem to be a plan to add weekend bus service to the 93 bus schedule, but there should be.

Editorial: Penn Avenue bus sinkhole models need for deliberate infrastructure changes in Pittsburgh

The American Society of Civil Engineers awarded Pittsburgh with a C- infrastructure quality rating in November 2018.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 28, 2019

Securing money to prevent infrastructure failures can prove difficult, but the City needs to make a more concentrated effort to mitigate the risk of a fiasco such as yesterday’s from happening again.

Port Authority to increase service on Oakland routes

According to a press release, the 71B, 71D, 75 and 83 bus routes will increase frequency of service beginning March 17.

By Brian Gentry, Assistant News Editor

March 6, 2019

Port Authority is taking care of some bus-ness in Oakland.

Opinion | Decent, good and chaotic: a glimpse into life on the Port Authority 71C

The interior of a Port Authority bus traveling along Fifth Avenue.

By Allison Dantinne, Staff Columnist

January 31, 2019

The public bus is an interesting gathering of Pittsburgh’s citizens, a demented family reunion featuring a wild cast of characters all wishing to achieve something and go somewhere.

Pitt Smart Living project hopes to ‘democratize,’ incentivize transportation

Alexandros Labrinidis (left) and Kostas Pelechrinis are leading the Pitt Smart Living project. (Photo by John Hamilton | Editor-in-Chief)

By John Hamilton | Editor-in-Chief

July 12, 2017

A Pitt research project is attempting to “democratize” and incentivize public transportation in Pittsburgh using public information screens and a mobile app. The Pitt Smart Living project is currently in the pilot phase, according to Alexandros Labrinidis, the Pitt computer science professor leading th...

Bus ways and bike lanes: Navigating Pittsburgh without a car

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

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, who started commuting by bike in college 5 years ago, said. Weather permitting, Rigatti comm...

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