Service Cuts

Port Authority Service Changes

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.

03/26/2011

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Protesters Rally In Squirrel Hill Over Port Authority Cuts

Protestors are turning up the heat as the next deadline approaches for major Port Authority service cuts and layoffs. Hundreds of people took to the streets in Squirrel Hill on Saturday calling on the transit system to stop the cuts.

03/19/2011

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Port Authority Approves North Hills Service By Private Company

The Port Authority has approved the plans of a private company to provide bus service from the North Hills.

03/16/2011

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Protest Held Over Public Transportation Privatization Proposal

More than three dozen members of the union representing Port Authority drivers and mechanics spent their morning rallying against a proposal to turn over two bus routes to a private operator.

03/08/2011

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Port Authority, Union Remain At Odds Over Possible Cuts

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The war of words continues between the Port Authority and the union that represents drivers and mechanics. They are at odds over a plan to cut service by 15 percent next month, […]

02/25/2011

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Transit Union Wants Port Authority Board To Reconsider Cuts

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A plan to cut Port Authority service met some resistance Friday from drivers and operators. Members from Transit Union Local 85 asked the agency’s board to reconsider the 15 percent service cut […]

01/28/2011

Port Authority’s Scaled-Back Changes

Thousands of people who rely on the Port Authority to get around town will be seeing fewer buses and trolleys this spring. The board has approved a service cut, even after Gov. Ed Rendell secured […]

01/12/2011

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Port Authority Approves Scaled-Back Service Cuts

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Thousands of people who rely on the Port Authority to get around town will be seeing fewer buses and trolleys this spring. The board has approved a service cut, even after Gov. […]

01/12/2011

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Port Authority May Still Make Service Cuts

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Last week, the Port Authority received $45 million in otherwise unused economic development funds to avoid record service cuts. However, the agency now says it’s possible that some of those cuts may […]

12/20/2010

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Port Authority Gets Money Needed To Avoid Cuts

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Port Authority is getting the money it says it needs to avoid major service cuts. According to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission approved a $45 […]

12/13/2010

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Port Authority Board Approves Service Cuts, Fare Hikes

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Port Authority Board of Directors voted to approve drastic service cuts and fare hikes during a meeting Wednesday morning. Even with a modest but vocal crowd outside and a fired up […]

11/24/2010

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Hill District Seniors Rally Over Port Authority Cuts

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – With word of more Port Authority cuts possibly coming in March, local senior citizens gathered in the Hill District today for a rally. The nearly 100 seniors came by van and by […]

11/19/2010

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