Transportation


Section of East Busway to close this weekend

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

13 minutes 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.

about 3 hours 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.

about 3 hours 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.

about 10 hours 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.

about 10 hours ago


Additional overnight restrictions planned on Route 28

Crews will install pavement reflectors from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily through Monday morning.

1 day ago


Resurfacing project to restrict Route 19 traffic in McCandless

The restriction will be in effect from 7 p.m. Friday through 6 a.m. Monday between Longvue Avenue and Cumberland Road.

1 day ago


 United Airlines passengers check in at San Francisco International Airport.

United Airlines ending daily nonstop Pittsburgh-to-Los Angeles service

Charles Hobart, a United spokesman, said the airline was dropping its Pittsburgh-to-L.A. flight because it “wasn’t meeting expectations.”

about 23 hours ago


Races to close Parkway North HOV and Downtown streets

The closure is scheduled from 7 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday for the 17th annual Pittsburgh Triathlon and Adventure Race.

1 day ago


 Gov. Tom Corbett, Allegheny County Chief Executive Rich Fitzgerald, state Sen. Matt Smith and Bob Dudash, president of the ACTA board, look over the bike repair station at the new Super Stop Bus Stop in front of Ikea in Robinson.

Robinson welcomes 'super shelters' for bus riders

A new bus stop that also serves pedestrians and bicyclists has several amenities not found elsewhere.

2 days ago


Senate OKs highways spending, but bickers with House over bill's funding

Legislation is headed back to House with changes that Speaker John Boehner says he won’t accept.

2 days ago


New traffic pattern to debut on inbound Route 28

The traffic split will be removed but the right lane will continue to be an exit-only lane at East Ohio Street.

3 days ago


 Steve Craig, chariman of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission, leads a meeting of the commission Monday.

Roadwork plan increases Pittsburgh regional spending by 52 percent

State funding boosts improvements to roads, bridges and transit.

3 days ago


 A Lyft car seen in a car's sideview mirror.

PUC sets hearing dates for Lyft, Uber permanent licenses

Lyft's hearing before a panel of administrative law judges will be Aug. 7 and 8; Uber's hearing will be Aug. 18 and 19.

3 days ago


Medics respond to Wilkinsburg crash involving Port Authority bus, vehicle

The wreck occurred shortly before 9:45 a.m.

4 days ago


Port Authority standing pat on routes

Upcoming Port Authority service revisions will not include new routes, officials said Friday.

6 days ago


Outbound Liberty Tunnel to reopen this afternoon

Painting will be finished earlier than expected.

6 days ago


Aviation had one of its worst weeks ever

Cluster of air-related disasters spanned three continents.

1 week ago


Feds want oil trains to get faster upgrades

Federal regulators, responding to derailments and spills, have specified a speedier upgrade timetable than was expected.

1 week ago


Pavement work to stall traffic on Marshall, Perrysville avenues today

The work will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Monday.

1 week ago


Overnight paving to affect Allegheny River Boulevard

Overnight paving will cause traffic restrictions on Allegheny River Boulevard starting Thursday night.

1 week ago


Traffic stop planned tonight on inbound Route 28

Crews will work between the ramps to Interstate 279 and Interstate 579-Veterans Bridge.

1 week ago


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

PUC advised to approve Lyft, Uber

The PUC will consider whether to allow the ride-sharing companies to operate locally. Meanwhile, “e-hailing” app Hailo is eyeing Pittsburgh.

1 week ago


 Pennsylvania Turnpike CEO Mark Compton, from left, PennDOT secretary Barry Schoch and state police Lt. Edward Murphy at a roadside news conference Wednesday in Middletown.

Pennsylvania testing 70-mph limit on parts of two interstates

Going 70 mph will get you there faster but not necessarily safely, two experts warn.

1 week ago


 A Yellow Cab travels on Liberty Avenue in Downtown Pittsburgh.

Yellow Cab readies its own app for Pittsburgh ride shares

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

1 week 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.

1 week 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 week 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.

1 week 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 week ago


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

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

1 week 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 week 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 week ago


Boston Bridge inspection to restrict traffic today

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

1 week 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.

1 week 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 week 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 week 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.

2 weeks 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.

2 weeks 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.

2 weeks 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.

2 weeks 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.

1 week 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.

2 weeks ago


Route 30 in North Huntingdon to have overnight, weekend restriction

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

2 weeks 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.

2 weeks 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.

2 weeks 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.

2 weeks ago


Trolley, car collide in Castle Shannon

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

2 weeks 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.

2 weeks 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.

2 weeks 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.

2 weeks ago



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