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Opinion | With all that cars have taken, why can’t we let them go?

By Jack Troy, Opinions Editor November 30, 2021
America is too busy sacrificing the environment and quality of our social fabric at the altar of car culture to pay much attention to how destructive it is.
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.
Public transportation is convenient when you don’t have a car.

Staff picks: What we missed in Pittsburgh

By The Pitt News Staff August 26, 2019
Read what our staff missed most about Pittsburgh during the summer holiday
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.
Pittsburghers for Public Transit Director Laura Wiens spoke to about a dozen students Thursday afternoon about the group’s efforts toward more equitable public transport in Pittsburgh.

Public Transit in motion at Community Cafe

By Emily Wolfe, For The Pitt News September 20, 2018
Pittsburghers for Public Transit members spoke to students at the Honor's College weekly event, Community Cafe.
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City should keep improving bus routes to Downtown for all

By Brian Gentry, Senior Columnist July 18, 2018
It is vital that the city delivers on its promise to provide quick access to Downtown for the communities that need it most.
Port Authority will begin reducing underused bus stops to improve efficiency.  (Lake Fong/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/MCT)

Port Authority to eliminate bus stops

By Alexa Bakalarski / News Editor June 28, 2016

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...

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