Transportation


 A Yellow Cab travels on Liberty Ave. in Downtown Pittsburgh.

Yellow Cab readies app for ride shares

As Lyft and Uber settle in Pittsburgh, Yellow Cab is preparing to launch a ride sharing app of its own.

about 8 hours ago


 A bus shelter near Vernon Avenue in Swissvale was damaged during an overnight shooting at the East Busway stop.

Man shot at East Busway stop in Swissvale

Spokeswoman Heather Pharo said a man was shot in the side and wrist and taken to a hospital around midnight.

about 22 hours ago


 Inbound traffic on the Parkway West.

Parkway West lane and shoulder closures begin tonight

The lane closures will be delayed until two hours after the end of the Pirates games.

about 22 hours ago


Overnight repaving on I-79 begins this week in Bridgeville, Marshall

Two projects will resurface more than eight miles of Interstate 79 starting this week.

1 day ago


 The Downtown facade of the Liberty Tunnels.

Inbound Liberty Tunnel closures begin tonight

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced that the inbound tunnel will close at 8 p.m. today through Friday.

1 day ago


Parkway East traffic restrictions planned tonight

The work will occur between Forest Hills and the Squirrel Hill Tunnels from 10 tonight until 5 a.m. Tuesday.

1 day ago


West Hardies to close round-the-clock in Hampton

The road will close at 8 p.m. between Route 8 and Pioneer Road, with traffic detoured via Wildwood Road.

1 day ago


Hardt Road resurfacing scheduled to begin today

Alternating one-way traffic is possible weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and weeknights from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. through late November.

1 day ago


Indiana Road in Penn Hills to close for paving

The closures will occur from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day

1 day ago


Boston Bridge inspection to restrict traffic today

The Boston Bridge carries Route 48 over the Youghiogheny River in Versailles and Elizabeth Township.

1 day ago


 A section of South Millvale Avenue just before Yew Street in Bloomfield.

Review finds not all Pittsburgh roads are as bad as they look on paper

The Post-Gazette obtained a list of 9,521 street segments that scored zero and went out to get a glimpse of what the worst looked like.

2 days ago


Hey, buddy! Have I got a sweet bridge for you

Pennsylvania is selling off historic bridges in hopes of avoiding demolition.

2 days ago


Route 51 southbound closed as crews work to rescue person on Elizabeth Bridge

Rescue workers were called to the bridge at 3:40 p.m.

4 days ago


 In this file photo from 2007, traffic snarls on the West End Bridge.

Graffiti removal to restrict West End Bridge traffic

The right lanes will be closed from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. At least one lane will remain open in both directions.

4 days ago


Lyft applies for emergency order allowing it to operate here

The petition is the second filed by ride-sharing services seeking emergency authority to operate: Uber has its own petition pending.

4 days ago


Inbound Liberty Tunnel to close at night

PennDOT announced that the inbound tunnel will close at 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, reopening by 6 a.m. each day.

4 days ago


Route 30 in North Huntingdon to have traffic restriction

Westbound Route 30 in North Huntingdon will be restricted to a single lane of traffic overnight today and Thursday and again this weekend.

5 days ago


Paving to restrict traffic on Montour Run, Beaver Grade roads

An alternating one-way pattern will be in effect from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for two days.

6 days ago


Route 30 in North Huntingdon to have overnight, weekend restriction

The restriction will occur from Arona Road to the Pennsylvania Turnpike on-ramp.

6 days ago


Old Steubenville Pike in North Fayette to close today

The work is part of a milling and resurfacing project on Route 60 and Route 22/30 that is expected to continue into June 2015.

6 days ago


House OKs $11 billion bill to replenish Highway Trust Fund

More than 100,000 transportation projects were threatened with funding crisis in two weeks.

1 week ago


PUC enforcers oppose Uber's emergency application

Ride-share companies Uber and Lyft have applications pending before the PUC to start experimental transportation services in Pennsylvania.

1 week ago


 A proposal for a Bus Rapid Transit system linking Downtown to Oakland is making slow progress.

Oakland-to-Downtown transit proposal a slow starter in city

The Port Authority board voted unanimously to shift $1.56 million to environmental studies and preliminary engineering for the project.

1 week ago


Repairs to begin on damaged Route 65 ramp

The overpass, which carries traffic from northbound I-79 to Route 65, has been closed since a truck hit it early Friday.

1 week ago


Trolley, car collide in Castle Shannon

Multiple emergency crews were responding to the scene on Cooke Lane near the Arlington stop.

1 week ago


Outbound Liberty Tunnel closure causes rush-hour traffic jams

The closed tunnel is getting a fresh coat of paint, work that will affect 18,400 drivers.

1 week ago


 James Love of Natrona Heights proposes a plan for alternative bus routes at a public hearing on the $4.7 billion four-year transportation budget for the region at the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission's offices.

Some local road projects fail to make list in $4.7 billion spending plan

Speakers at a public hearing mostly focused on projects that did not make the list.

1 week ago


Highway fund may run out of money by fall

The White House proposes spending $302 billion on transportation over four years.

1 week ago


Traffic on Route 51 in Overbrook will face shift in lane patterns

Overall work on the project will conclude in December.

1 week ago


 Yellow Cabs line Market Street in Downtown Pittsburgh.

Road testing Yellow Cab, Lyft and Uber in Pittsburgh

The ride share companies are still under a cease-and-desist order, but how do they measure up against Yellow Cab? We put it to the test.

1 week ago


Northbound ramp from Interstate 79 to Route 65 remains closed after morning crash

A ramp from outbound Route 65 to southbound Interstate 79 was blocked and an overpass closed for inspection this morning.

1 week ago


Outbound Liberty Tunnel to close tonight

While the paint goes on, drivers will have to go around the closed outbound tunnel.

1 week ago


Paving to restrict traffic on Route 60 in Robinson

An alternating one-way pattern will be in place.

1 week ago


Outbound Fort Pitt Tunnel restricted tonight

Single-lane traffic begins at 10 p.m.

1 week ago


Outbound Liberty Tunnel to close for over 2 weeks

A contractor is painting the tunnel.

1 week ago


Public comment invited on transportation spending

The plan envisions $4.7 billion in projects over a four-year period.

1 week ago


Young drivers still aren’t buckling up enough

More teen drivers and passengers are dying because they‘‍re not wearing seat belts, a new report shows.

1 week ago


House committee takes step toward renewing highway trust fund

Proposal would tide over Highway Trust Fund until end of next year.

2 weeks ago


 Early morning rush hour on the Parkway West.

First of three major Parkway West projects begins tonight

The first project will add a fourth lane on the outbound side approaching I-79 near Rosslyn Farms.

2 weeks ago


 Lyft drivers gathered at the Waterfront on Sunday as a protest against the PUC's cease-and-desist order.

Fontana files ride-share legislation in state Senate

Pennsylvania continues on the long and winding ride-sharing road , with legislators trying to steer the PUC toward a final destination.

1 week ago


Business, labor groups push for highway spending

The coalition said congressional inaction is putting the economic recovery at risk.

2 weeks ago


Uber seeks emergency status permit to keep ride-sharing services in drive

The state PUC will make the call on whether an emergency exists, but the plea picked up support on Monday from state Rep. Erin Molchany.

2 weeks ago


 A Pennsylvania State Trooper pulls over a car from Kentucky Monday and cites the driver for traveling 18 miles per hour over the posted 55 mph limit on I-79 southbound between the Bridgeville and Southpointe exits.

State police trap hooks speeders on Interstate 79

Police call it Operation SneakPeek. A similar enforcement zone was set up Thursday on I-79 in Butler County.

2 weeks ago


 A towboat pilots its load of barges under the Smithfield Street Bridge in November.

Smithfield Street Bridge inspection to restrict traffic starting today

The work  will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily through July 18.

2 weeks ago


Rock removal to close Route 28 lane through July 18

The lane closure will occur near the Route 910 on-ramp in Harmar.

2 weeks ago


 A BNSF Railway train hauls crude oil near Wolf Point, Mont.

Pennsylvania refuses to release route info on oil trains

Although at least six states have made the information public, Pennsylvania will not.

2 weeks ago


Crash temporarily closes I-279

A pick-up truck rolled over near the exit, according to state police. Officials could not specify how long the lane will be closed.

2 weeks ago


The 'share' economy here to stay

An emerging system portends sweeping change in our lives, from riding taxis 
to renting rooms and still more.

2 weeks ago


Crash closes Electric Avenue in North Braddock

Electric Avenue is closed near the intersection at Lincoln Highway in North Braddock after a car crashed into a pole

2 weeks ago


 Sisters Kara Kotary, left, and Taylor Kotary, of Rome, N.Y., paddle their entry Land Ho during the Anything That Floats race this morning on the Allegheny River as part of the Three Rivers Regatta, Downtown.

Regatta, Pirates and fireworks make for a busy Downtown Pittsburgh

If you stayed home rather than traveling this weekend, you‘‍ll have plenty to do and great weather.

2 weeks ago



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