Philadelphia Democrat proposes more local options for mass-transit funding

BY: - June 20, 2023

Rep. Joe Hohenstein, D-Philadelphia, has announced a new bill allowing communities to raise funds for their own transportation systems.

Pittsburgh Regional Transit gets $150M grant for bus rapid transit project

BY: - June 14, 2023

'The people in our neighborhoods are the greatest winners,' Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey said.


Why the humble city bus is the key to improving U.S. public transit | Opinion

BY: - March 6, 2023

Many U.S. cities are coming around to the idea that buses are the future of public transit and are working to make that vision real.

SEPTA strategy aims to connect vulnerable individuals to services

BY: - October 6, 2022

The plan details SEPTA's "strategy for addressing safety, security, and the challenges of the vulnerable population on its system."

Monongahela Incline to suspend service during four-month rehab project

BY: - July 9, 2022

By Jamie Wiggan PITTSBURGH — The Monongahela Incline is set to close from Aug. 1 through mid-November while contractors work on a planned $8.2 million overhaul. In a statement, the Pittsburgh Regional Transit (formerly Port Authority), said the upgrades will cover the incline’s “mechanical, control, and electrical systems; and painting the bridge structure.” Both upper […]

Allegheny Co. Port Authority extends free fares through March 27

BY: - March 21, 2022

The public transit agency announced the free fare program last week, saying it had been prompted to move by driver shortages.

Hit with staff shortages, Allegheny Co. Port Authority turns to free fares for taxed riders

BY: - March 17, 2022

The free fares started Tuesday and will wrap up on Sunday, March 20, officials said.


Will high gas prices get Pa. drivers out of their cars and on the bus? | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 16, 2022

Past precedent points the way to yes, according to researchers.


Safe, reliable, and affordable transit is the fastest route to an equitable society | Opinion

BY: - February 4, 2022

As we honor Rosa Parks and her fight for transit equity, it’s time to put transit funding front and center.


The American Dream depends on transit for all in Pa. We need to fund it that way| Opinion

BY: - October 24, 2021

Transit is a lifeline for low-income and Black and brown populations, immigrant communities, the disabled, and the elderly.

AlleCo Port Authority to allow e-bikes on Pgh-area transit vehicles with new pilot program

BY: - August 30, 2021

This pilot policy does not apply to the Duquesne Incline, which is run by a private company, not the Port Authority.

AlleCo Port Authority launches mobile pay for Pittsburgh-area buses and inclines

BY: - August 17, 2021

By Lauryn Nania PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh has recently seen an increase in accessibility for non-car transportation with the implementation of additional bike shares, the start of e-scooters, and now, public transit riders will have the option to pay for their fares right from their phones. The Port Authority of Allegheny County announced that on Aug. […]