If you’re using the trolley or buses this weekend, be ready for some delays.
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek was joined on his show today by KDKA Radio’s own Keith James and County Executive Rich Fitzgerald to discuss the new plan for the Port Authority.
The latest round of Port Authority service cuts have been put on hold for now after vote Tuesday morning.
It’s not yet a done deal, but on Sunday, Port Authority bus drivers took a giant step to enabling the restoration of public transit service cuts in September.
The Steeler first preseason game is now in the books and the learning curve rolls on. Not the learning curve for the guys in black and gold, this is the learning curve for fans trying to get to the game.
The deepest cuts in Port Authority history are slated to go into effect in two weeks, but there is growing hope they can be avoided. Port Authority unions voted to ratify a new contract Sunday evening.
Port Authority, the county and the Amalgamated Transit Union were mum on the details, issuing a joint statement saying only that they will put the tentative pact in front of the union membership a week from Sunday.
Public transit as we know it will continue with no major cuts if the deal being worked on right now gets finalized and signed off on in the next week or so.
Constant, steady and heavy rains throughout the day caused flash flooding that paralyzed some of the busiest roads in the South Hills Friday afternoon. Now, cleanup is underway as local residents and business try and pick up the pieces after a very big mess.
It was a frustrating commute this morning for people who use the Port Authority’s trolley service. Officials with the Port Authority say a ventilation system problem brought light rail service to a grinding halt. It stranded many people on their way to work.
An 18-month-old is recovering after a scary incident at a North Side T station.
Negotiations between state, county, and union officials to avoid a one-third cut in transit service on September 2 are underway, and it involves concessions by bus drivers that could trigger state dollars for the Port Authority.
The Kenny Chesney-Tim McGraw concert at Heinz Field on Saturday proved to be a test for the Port Authority’s North Shore Connector. “It was larger than a sellout Pirates game type of event, so we were a little bit cautious going in,” Port Authority spokesman Jim Ritchie said.
It’s a big weekend in the City of Pittsburgh. Country music superstars Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw will be rocking Heinz Field Saturday, and churning up the water on the local rivers is the Three Rivers Regatta.
The Monday morning commute for some people became a little faster as 11 T stops were officially closed.
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