Transportation


Lane closed on inbound Route 28 in O'Hara

Work will conclude by 3:30 p.m.

about 8 hours ago


Outbound Squirrel Hill Tunnel closed for the weekend

Major delays are likely and PennDOT urges drivers to find alternate routes.

about 16 hours ago


Deck repair, inspection to close lanes on Fort Duquesne Bridge and ramp

The work was scheduled to end by noon.

about 8 hours ago


Inbound lane closed this morning on Parkway West at I-79

Restrictions will be lifted by noon.

about 8 hours ago


Traffic pattern changes today at I-79 bridge project in Butler County

A crossover for southbound traffic will be eliminated, with delays and traffic stoppages possible.

about 7 hours ago


Paving to close I-79 ramps at Carnegie tonight

The ramps will close at 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. Saturday, PennDOT said.

1 day ago


East Busway detour planned for weekend

From 9 p.m. today through 6 p.m. Saturday, the P1 East Busway-All Stops will not serve East Liberty Station.

1 day ago


Power problems delay opening of Parkway North HOV lanes

Power problems have delayed the opening of the high-occupancy vehicle lanes for outbound traffic this afternoon.

2 days ago


Uber becomes second ride-sharing company approved in Allegheny County

Uber joins Lyft as ride-sharing firms operating with permission to operate on an experimental basis for 60 days.

1 day ago


Outbound Liberty Tunnel to close for three nights

The closures will run from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. each day beginning today.

3 days ago


Placement of bike-only lanes changes on Penn Avenue

The city announced that it has changed its plan for installation of bike-only lanes on Penn Avenue because of planned utility work.

2 days ago


 The tunnel will close at 10 p.m. Friday and reopen by 6 a.m. Monday.

Final Squirrel Hill Tunnel closure scheduled this weekend

As in previous closures, PennDOT is warning of significant delays on the outbound parkway, with traffic forming a single lane and exiting.

3 days ago


 Signs lead to the Monroeville tollbooths of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

Pennsylvania Turnpike defendants challenge corruption evidence

Defendants in the Pennsylvania Turnpike corruption case say the state can’t prove a direct relationships between contracts and donations.

4 days ago


Prosecutors argue Pennsylvania Turnpike corruption charges should go to trial

Prosecutors tell a judge they have to prove a pattern of conduct, not a direct awarding of contracts for contributions to support charges.

3 days ago


Lane closures start today on I-79, Pennsylvania Turnpike

Single-lane traffic is possible in both directions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through next Tuesday.

4 days ago


Uber forecasts victory amid PUC hearing

Any progress in Pittsburgh will hinge on the PUC, which held the second day of a hearing Tuesday at the PUC’s Pittsburgh office.

3 days ago


 A Port Authority bus travels on Forbes Avenue in Oakland.

Port Authority seeks public's help naming new bus-tracking system

So far, earnest responses have outnumbered the flippant ones, but entries are still welcome at paac.mindmixer.com through Aug. 31.

5 days ago


Uber presents testimony before Pennsylvania PUC judges

The company’s attorney instructed a witness not to answer questions about the number of rides provided while under a cease-and-desist order.

4 days ago


Shoddy U.S. roads, bridges harm economy

America’s transportation infrastructure has fallen into such disrepair that it’s become an economic albatross.

5 days ago


Accident involving camper causes delays on Pennsylvania Turnpike

All lanes are open, but many drivers left their vehicles while waiting for the accident to be cleared causing a "gigantic backlog."

5 days ago


One of two damaged ramps reopens at Route 65, I-79

The overhead ramp has been closed since it was hit by a truck on July 11.

1 week ago


Weekend traffic restrictions on Route 19 in McCandless

Work will occur from 7 p.m. today and conclude by 6 a.m. Monday.

1 week ago


Paving will close one lane on inbound Route 28

A lane of inbound Route 28 will close for much of the day on Saturday for paving

1 week ago


 Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald surveys the artwork showing plans for the new Pittsburgh International Airport World Trade Center before a Thursday news conference.

Corbett announces $7 million in state funds to aid development at Pittsburgh International Airport

Airport officials say the state funds will help them begin remediation work on a brownfield site adjacent to the airport complex.

1 week ago


 Lyft cars line up in a parking lot at the Waterfront in Homestead.

Lyft gets temporary PUC approval

The ride-sharing company has met the terms of an emergency temporary authority to operate for 60 days.

1 week ago


Port Authority plans rail, bus detours for weekend

The Mount Washington Transit Tunnel will be closed at times over the weekend for maintenance, causing changes for rail and bus service.

1 week ago


Lane closures in McLaughlin Run Road in Upper St. Clair possible today

Geotechnical drilling will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

1 week ago


Traffic restrictions begin tonight on Route 22 in Monroeville

Lane closures are possible from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily through Aug. 30.

1 week ago


New traffic pattern starts on Butler Street near zoo

A new traffic pattern will be established on Butler Street near the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium starting Friday

1 week ago


Uber seeking drivers in State College, Reading, Erie

Hearing for the ride share company’s permanent application to begin service is Monday in the PUC's Downtown Pittsburgh office.

1 week ago


Murrysville Council mulls land donation to fix intersection problem

Branthoover Cutoff between Business Rt. 22 and Old William Penn Highway was closed in March.

1 week ago


 A tractor-trailer rig lay on its side, causing the closure of southbound I-79 near Coraopolis directly over Route 51.

All roadways reopened after truck crash on southbound I-79

A PennDOT spokesman said the bridge that crosses Route 51 in Robinson will undergo inspection.

1 week ago


Pavement work to disrupt Route 50 traffic through Aug. 23

Temporary lane closures are possible daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

1 week ago


 Yellow Cabs line up outside the Pittsburgh International Airport in Findlay Township.

Lyft, Uber still face pick-up restrictions at Pittsburgh airport

Lyft and Uber still need additional permits from the Allegheny County Airport Authority to be able to pick up passengers at the airport.

1 week ago


Inspection to restrict traffic on Fort Duquesne Bridge

The work will occur from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All ramps will remain open.

1 week ago


Lyft accuses Uber of foul play

Lyft says employees of rival Uber have ordered and backed out of more than 5,000 rides nationwide since October.

1 week ago


Some of Port Authority's most crowded routes will get more bus service

Money made available by last year’s state transportation bill will allow Port authority to add buses in Oakland, Carrick and other areas.

1 week ago


Port Authority says T service delayed due to signal problems

Port Authority announced to passengers that trips were being delayed by 30 minutes due to a signal malfunction near the Washington Junction

1 week ago


 The Panamax cranes at the Port of Baltimore became operational in January 2013. A private infrastructure fund came through when funding was scarce and financed the port's expansion.

The 'P3' dilemma: Partnerships often fall short of taxpayers' expectations

Public-private partnerships around the country have faced financial and transparency issues on projects.

1 week ago


Port of Pittsburgh Commission names a new executive director

Transportation policy guru Stephen Martinko has been tapped to be the Port of Pittsburgh Commission’s new executive director.

1 week ago


Route 28 rock removal to cause lane restrictions

he right lane will be closed near the Route 910 interchange from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through Friday.

1 week ago


 A pedestrian waits to cross the intersection of Fifth Avenue and South Aiken Street in Shadyside.

Pedestrians hit at 1,000 Pittsburgh intersections in past nine years

A few intersections stand out —18th Street and Carson Street on the South Side, as well as Fifth Avenue and Aiken Avenue in Shadyside.

1 week ago


 Mckenzin Sprague, 16, left, and Darah Appling, 18, both of Erie, sing outside of the farmer's market at 18th and East Carson Streets.

Between 2006 and 2013, 130 pedestrians hit on the South Side

Cars, bars and distractions can be a lethal mix. “You don’t do a damn thing wrong,” one South Sider said -- you’re just crossing the street.

1 week ago


 Fall Run Road in Shaler has reopened after years of lane restrictions and complete closures.

Fall Run Road in Shaler reopens after nearly three years

The route popular for commuters and crucial for first responders is open again after a two-and-a-half year closure.

2 weeks ago


South Side residents seek expanded permit parking

Permit parking is an increasingly popular way for the city to balance the need for parking between residents and nonresidents.

2 weeks ago


Outbound lane to close on Fort Pitt Bridge today

Contractors for PennDOT will be inspecting the Fort Pitt Bridge today

2 weeks ago


Opinions vary on how latest airfare fee will affect travel in Pittsburgh area

The Transportation Security Administration’s 9/11 security service fee took effect July 21.

2 weeks ago


Inbound Liberty Tunnel closed for painting work

The posted detour takes traffic to the already congested Parkway West.

2 weeks ago


South Side Works area to get restricted parking

The Pittsburgh Planning Commission granted a permit-parking district to residents near the popular shopping and dining area.

2 weeks ago


 Among the many roadwork projects under way is a monthlong ramp closure along the Parkway East in Squirrel Hill.

Road work set to entangle traffic throughout region

Work also will occur on Interstate 79 in Marshall and Penn Avenue in Downtown Pittsburgh.

2 weeks ago



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