December 11, 2017
Great testimony from residents of Hilltop Parkview Manor in Duquesne about the need for transit! Take a look at coverage from Ed Blazina at the Post Gazette:
“Deb Watson of Duquesne and her neighbors in the Hilltop Parkview Manor Apartments don’t think it’s too much to ask that Port Authority route a bus to the complex. The alternative for the 600 residents is a hilly, mile-long walk on busy streets with no sidewalks and limited streetlights. Ms. Watson, who uses a cane, and several other residents with a variety of mobility issues lobbied the Port Authority board Friday to return direct service to their complex on Duquesne Place Drive. Right now, the nearest bus stop is either on Hoffman Boulevard or Route 837.“It’s terrible,” Ms. Watson said. “We have to walk in the middle of the street in the winter. We really need a bus.””
Additionally, PPT and Just Harvest submitted over 200 BRT surveys to the Port Authority from riders in the Mon Valley to ensure they are not left out of the decision making process!