North Shore Connector
After years of planning and millions of dollars, the North Shore connector project finally opened to the public in Downtown Pittsburgh and on the North Shore Sunday.
While the “T” officially opens to the public on Sunday, a select got a ceremonial first ride today, including Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and the head of the Port Authority Steve Bland.
There has been a lot of talk about the opening of the North Shore Connector on March 25, but what has remained in the shadows is the impact it’s going to have on parking in the Golden Triangle.
In just two weeks, Pittsburgh commuters will have a new option for getting around town. Service is expected to start on March 25, but today, Sarah Arbogast was taken underground for a sneak peek.
The mural has been restored to the wall of the new Gateway ‘T’ station, the station is virtually finished, the test runs have found very few problems and the much maligned North Shore Connector project is about to come to an end.
It has been a long time coming, but the North Shore Connector project is drawing to a close; and for those hoping for a free ride, you will be able to get one.
Parking on the North Shore and hopping the T to downtown will be facilitated by the cost of using the service — free.
Imagine catching the “T” from Station Square and riding all the way to the North Shore Connector without paying a dime. It could happen if the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership convinces local corporations to pick up the tab.
The Port Authority’s North Shore Connector project is only seven months from completion. Along much of the underground project it would appear you could “roll ‘em” today.
KDKA AM’s Larry Richert and Mike Pintek talk to an expert on why the North Shore Connector is a big waste of money.
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