Sources: CEO Bland To Resign Or Be Fired From Port Authority A change may be coming to the head office at the Port Authority of Allegheny County.
County Executive Wants RAD Funds For Port AuthorityFor almost two decades, a penny of every dollar you've spent in Allegheny County has gone to the Regional Asset District Board -- the "RAD" board for short -- a group of appointed members who decide how and where one percent of county sales tax money is spent.
Port Authority Looking To Tap Into Regional Asset Sales Tax To Shore Up FundingThe largest service cuts in the history of the Port Authority are on hold, at least for the next year; but the fight for funding is far from over. The Port Authority is looking to tap the Regional Asset Sales Tax to shore up its funding; however, arts groups funded by RAD say that's not what the tax is for.
Port Authority Approves 2013 BudgetPort 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.
Port Authority CEO Says North Shore Connector Is Exceeding ExpectationsCrammed trains and long waits - not everything has been perfect since the North Shore Connector opened back in March. Still, Port Authority CEO Steve Bland called it "an unqualified success" when he was in KDKA-TV’s studio for this week's taping of the KD/PG Sunday Edition.
Port Authority CEO Warns Of Steep Cuts In SeptemberThese are tough times for the Port Authority and with another round of service cuts just months away, things stand to get even tougher for riders. “Almost anyone who comes in contact with the region will see an impact," Bland said.
Port Authority Taking Steps Towards Improving Trolley ServiceIt 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.
Port Authority Board Approves Cuts To ServiceThe Port Authority Board of Directors today voted to cut routes and raise fares once again.