The American Dream depends on transit for all in Pa. We need to fund it that way| Opinion
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
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 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. […]
Aerial trams and light rail: AlleCo Port Authority thinks big with new draft transit plan
Officials are seeking public comment on their NEXTransit draft plan
Buses may stop at 5 p.m., but her Mom’s care is 7 days a week, Pgh. woman tells USDot Secretary Buttigieg
Lisa Gonzalez is a Pittsburgh community organizer veteran, family caretaker, and Community Worker at Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 public school. She relies on public transportation for her many responsibilities.
Pandemic-stricken mass transit would get $85B in Biden stimulus plan. That’s a down payment on reviving American cities | Opinion
Even before COVID-19, transit agencies lacked the money to maintain their systems.
Why Pittsburgh is above average for non-car transit, and how it might be getting better
Let’s hope this is just the start of efforts to loosen the grip that cars have had on Pittsburgh’s transportation system.
Older drivers and Public Safety: Preserve their independence by improving public transit | Ray E. Landis
Senior-friendly ride-sharing services, more neighborhood amenities, the potential for driverless cars – all offer alternatives that can help Pennsylvania’s growing older population avoid isolation.
Pa. transit riders need a commitment to fare relief and full service with their funding | Opinion
Transit funding is in crisis. But the remedy cannot be to cut service for those who need it most, nor to extract fare revenue off the backs of those who can least afford to pay.
Advocates call for emergency, low-income fare program for Allegheny Co.’s public transit riders
Advocates say that such a a break in fares would boost bus ridership by 9 percent, or 1.2 million more trips a year.
The road to a COVID-19 recovery has to include transit funding | Opinion
Pennsylvania’s working families deserve a stimulus that promotes good jobs and a healthy environment.
Congress members from Philly, Pittsburgh want $150M bailout for SEPTA
In a letter to Congressional leaders, the lawmakers said Pa.'s mass transit agencies are a vital link during the COVID-19 pandemic.