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New BRT plan picks up Soldiers and Sailors stop

Pittsburgh’s newest proposal for its planned Bus Rapid Transit system includes a bus station in front of Soldiers and Sailors.

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.

Staff picks: What we missed in Pittsburgh

Public transportation is convenient when you don’t have a car.

By The Pitt News Staff

August 26, 2019

Read what our staff missed most about Pittsburgh during the summer holiday

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.

Public Transit in motion at Community Cafe

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.

By Emily Wolfe, For The Pitt News

September 21, 2018

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

TPN File Photo

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 to eliminate bus stops

Port Authority will begin reducing underused bus stops to improve efficiency.  (Lake Fong/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/MCT)

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 the operational safety of a stop, accessibility for people with disabilities, whether or not the sto...

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