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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

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

Editorial: 93 bus line needed on weekends for Pitt populace

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

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

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

Port Authority to increase service on Oakland routes

By Brian Gentry, Assistant News Editor March 6, 2019
Port Authority is taking care of some bus-ness in Oakland.
The interior of a Port Authority bus traveling along Fifth Avenue.

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

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

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

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...

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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