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Public Transit in motion at Community Cafe

Public Transit in motion at Community Cafe

By Emily Wolfe, For The Pitt News

September 21, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Pittsburghers for Public Transit members spoke to students at the Honor's College weekly event, Community Cafe.

City should keep improving bus routes to Downtown for all

City should keep improving bus routes to Downtown for all

By Brian Gentry, Senior Columnist

July 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

It is vital that the city delivers on its promise to provide quick access to Downtown for the communities that need it most.

Editorial: Port Authority police on trains would be a wreck

Editorial: Port Authority police on trains would be a wreck

By The Pitt News Editorial Staff

November 28, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Even though many Pitt students don’t even know it exists, Pittsburgh’s humble commuter light rail might soon look a lot more like the transit systems of New York, Los Angeles and Miami — but only as far as security measures go. The Port Authority of Allegheny County put forward a proposal ear...

Editorial: The Port Authority is ignoring important BRT stakeholders

Editorial: The Port Authority is ignoring important BRT stakeholders

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

June 20, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

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 people that might be negatively impacted by the project are being ignored. Some 3,000 riders a...

Oakland locals weigh in on bus rapid transit

Oakland locals weigh in on bus rapid transit

By Henry Glitz | News Editor

June 20, 2017


Filed under City, News, Top Stories

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 Rapid Transit system’s proposed new stops sat on the side of the room as Miller, an employee of Pittsb...

Port Authority to eliminate bus stops

Port Authority to eliminate bus stops

By Alexa Bakalarski / News Editor

June 28, 2016


Filed under City, News, Top Stories

Port Authority of Allegheny County is hoping to speed up services by eliminating bus stops. Pittsburgh’s transit agency is conducting a stop-by-stop analysis of its 7,020 stops, taking into account the operational safety of a stop, accessibility for people with disabilities, whether or not the sto...

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