What kept Pirates fans waiting at the Gateway T station on Mother’s Day wasn’t a lack of manpower or car shortages. It turned out to be a derailed car at South Hills Junction heading towards downtown Pittsburgh at about 1 p.m. – a peak time for going to the Pirate game.
It is a busy weekend in Pittsburgh, which means increased traffic. Officials are hoping to avoid a repeat of last weekend when trolley riders were stranded or forced to board packed trains.
It should have been a weekend to show off the new, half billion dollar North Shore Connector and the convenience of our subway system, but it turned out to be a PR nightmare for the Port Authority.
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.
With free “T” service in downtown Pittsburgh and coming soon to the North Shore, the next logical extension of the city’s free fare zone is Station Square.
Parking on the North Shore and hopping the T to downtown will be facilitated by the cost of using the service — free.
Bus and trolley service through the Port Authority’s Mt. Washington Transit Tunnel is back to normal and running in both directions. A power problem impacted traffic during the Monday morning rush hour.
Two men accused of stealing copper wire from the Port Authority appeared in court.
The Wood Street “T” Station has been reopened following an electrical problem and smoke inside the tunnels. The gates were reopened at 8:00 a.m. after a stranded trolley car was cleared from the tracks.
“T” Service Downtown has been disrupted due to an electrical problem. Smoke was reported in the Wood Street Station shortly after the electrical problem was discovered. The Wood Street “T” Station has been evacuated while […]