“If costs are always going to be a concern, we should be looking at technologies that are further along and at things that are more adaptable,” says Rep. Sara Innamorato. “The reality is the [millions] spent on a hyperloop study isn’t going to get us out of our transportation deficit.” ... See MoreSee Less
OK Ross Park! New Mall plans will include improved transit service, sidewalks, and bus stops for workers and visitors.
“Dropping folks off at a distance, as far away as they have been dropping folks off, is detrimental to the elderly and folks with mobility issues,” said commission President Steve Korbel. “My strong suggestion is that the mall work with Port Authority to try to find a location adjacent to the mall.” ... See MoreSee Less
We have the technology to move people - buses and trains - we just need the political will.
"Here in Appalachia [...] Our transit system is purposely primitive. Buses to malls get shunted to the far reaches of parking lots. Edgewood successfully lobbied against a busway stop. And the only public transit from the airport is the 28X bus, which has no special features to accommodate luggage and stops at Robinson Town Center along the way." ... See MoreSee Less
"The project would use electric vehicles to carry riders between Downtown and Oakland on exclusive lanes inbound on Fifth Avenue and outbound on Forbes Avenue. The system would have wings to Rankin via the Martin Luther King Jr. East Busway and to Highland Park and Squirrel Hill using existing streets with queuing lanes and signals to move buses to the front of traffic." ... See MoreSee Less
"On March 18, Transit Worker Appreciation Day, advocates at Pittsburghers for Public Transit (PPT) are not only reminding people to thank their bus drivers, but also asking riders to demand that Pennsylvania state legislators dedicate a steady funding stream to public transit." ... See MoreSee Less