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.

about 13 hours 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.

about 7 hours 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.

1 day 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.

1 day 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.

2 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.

2 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.

2 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.

2 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.

2 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 through Aug. 31.

4 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.

3 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.

4 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."

4 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.

6 days ago

Weekend traffic restrictions on Route 19 in McCandless

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

6 days 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.

1 week 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.

1 week ago

Outbound lane to close on Fort Pitt Bridge today

Contractors for PennDOT will be inspecting the Fort Pitt Bridge today

1 week 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

 Mayor Bill Peduto gets into a Lyft car after visiting a Rite-Aid.

Peduto presses ahead on ride share support

The Pittsburgh mayor takes a spin in a Lyft, and urges the state PUC to grant ride-sharing services the same conditions as taxis.

2 weeks ago

Section of East Busway to close this weekend

The busway will be closed between East Liberty Garage and East Liberty Station.

2 weeks ago

Red Line weekend detours announced

Track repairs in Beechview will cause detours in both directions on the Red Line on Saturday and Sunday, the Port Authority announced.

2 weeks ago

McKnight Road repairs to restrict traffic tonight, Saturday

The restriction will be in place from 9 tonight until 5 p.m. Saturday between Kentzel Road and Patrick Place.

2 weeks ago

Widening project to restrict Cumberland Road in McCandless

The work will occur near the McKnight Road intersection from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today through Tuesday.

2 weeks ago

Ramp from Forward Avenue to outbound Parkway East closed

PennDOT announced the one-month closure about 30 minutes before it was scheduled to take effect on Thursday.

3 weeks ago

Inbound Liberty Tunnel to close long-term on Tuesday

Painting will close the tunnel from 8 p.m. Tuesday until 6 a.m. Aug. 22.

3 weeks ago


You have 2 remaining free articles this month

Try unlimited digital access

If you are an existing subscriber,
link your account for free access. Start here

You’ve reached the limit of free articles this month.

To continue unlimited reading

If you are an existing subscriber,
link your account for free access. Start here