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

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.

Port Authority to increase service on Oakland routes

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.

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

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.

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

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

By John Hamilton | Editor-in-Chief

July 11, 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

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

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