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Port Authority, Union, Allegheny County Reach Tentative Deal

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.

08/09/2012

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Port Authority Approves 2013 Budget

Port Authority board members approved, with much regret, their 2013 budget Friday morning. The budget includes the deepest transit service cuts in its 48-year history.

06/22/2012

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Port Authority Board Approves Cuts To Service

The Port Authority Board of Directors today voted to cut routes and raise fares once again.

04/27/2012

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Riders Voice Concerns Over Proposed Port Authority Cuts

Hundreds of people are voicing their concerns today about proposed fare hikes and service cuts by the Port Authority.

02/29/2012

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Proposed Port Authority Cuts Prompt Protest

Protestors took to the streets of Pittsburgh today to speak out against the Port Authority of Allegheny County’s proposed service cuts and layoffs.

01/27/2012

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Is Port Authority In Trouble Or Just Crying Wolf?

Mike Pintek was joined on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA today by Jake Haulk, Ph.D, President of Allegheny Institute.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/18/2012

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Port Authority Riders Disheartened By More Proposed Cuts

The last round of Port Authority cuts were called draconian. The next round, which is currently being explored, would cut even deeper. It would be the largest in the Port Authority’s 48-year history.

01/18/2012

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Port Authority Proposes More Fare Hikes, Service Cuts

The Port Authority proposed more fare hikes and service cuts to deal with a budget deficit at a meeting Wednesday morning.

01/18/2012

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Union Members Meet With Onorato Over Port Authority Cuts

Dozens of union members gathered at Allegheny County Executive Dan Onorato’s office in downtown Pittsburgh today to voice their opinions on the latest round of Port Authority cuts.

04/01/2011

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County Council To Meet About Port Authority Cuts

The Allegheny County Council will hold a special session Wednesday night to discuss the recent Port Authority service cuts.

03/30/2011

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Port Authority Riders Upset Over Crowded Buses

The latest round of Port Authority cuts has reduced the number of routes and bus stops. They have left some people are angry that their bus is too crowded, while others are angry that they have no service at all.

03/28/2011

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Port Authority Spokesperson: No Solution In Sight

The latest round of Port Authority service cuts went into effect on Sunday. On Monday, commuters got their first dose of the new changes to the system.

03/28/2011

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Port Authority Service Cuts Go Into Effect

The Port Authority’s 15 percent reduction in service went into effect Sunday, but the real impact will likely be felt in the days ahead. In all, 29 bus routes in Allegheny County were eliminated.

KDKA-TV–03/28/2011

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County Council President To Call Special Session For Port Authority Cuts

Allegheny County Council President Jim Burn will call a special council session as early as Tuesday about the Port Authority Service cuts.

03/27/2011

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Major Cuts Coming For Port Authority Riders

Despite last-minute pleas for more negotiation time, the Port Authority is now set to put in place drastic cuts to bus service beginning on Sunday.

03/27/2011

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