Transportation


 A cyclist travels the new two-way bike lanes along Panther Hollow Road crossing into Schenley Park in Oakland.

Pittsburgh cyclists concerned about redesign of Schenley Drive in Oakland

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is in the process of redesigning the road through Schenley Park, part of a program to reduce storm runoff.

about 20 hours ago


 Kristin Saunders, Pittsburgh's new bicycle and pedestrian coordinator.

Pittsburgh’s new bike and pedestrian coordinator ready to roll

Kristin Saunders, 30, joins city government from an architecture firm in San Francisco, where she worked on public space design.

about 20 hours ago


Hulton Bridge to close this weekend

Workers will install water and sewer lines along Hulton Road on the Oakmont side of the Allegheny River.

about 6 hours ago


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

Ride-share companies Lyft and Uber may get boost in Harrisburg

“I'd rather address it now than wait until it becomes more of an issue in the future," Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi said.

1 day ago


Accident near Fort Duquesne Bridge blocks one lane

A five-vehicle accident on Interstate 279 south near the inbound Fort Duquesne Bridge blocked a lane of traffic and resulted in injuries.

1 day ago


Bridge construction to delay northern area turnpike traffic

Westbound traffic between Butler Valley and Allegheny Valley will be delayed about 8 p.m. Monday so a contractor can move supplies.

2 days ago


 A jet makes its final approach at Pittsburgh International Airport while crossing traffic signs over Beer School Road in Moon.

Some commuter service returning to Pittsburgh International Airport

Florida-based Sun Air will be starting flights between the Findlay airport and Jamestown, New York, and Altoona in mid October.

3 days ago


 A Port Authority bus travels on Fifth Avenue in Oakland. Today, 17 bus routes were added to the Port Authority’s real-time tracking system.

More bus routes added to Allegheny County's real-time tracking system

Riders can closely monitor the arrival time for buses using the real-time system.

4 days ago


 A car sporting the Lyft mustache on its grill is seen on Commonwealth in Downtown Pittsburgh.

Lyft hearing examines insurance

A witness for a Pennsylvania trade group tried to explain Wednesday why the insurance coverage that Lyft is proposing is problematic.

4 days ago


P1 East Busway-All Stops bus route to be detoured this weekend

The East Liberty Station will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday to 6 p.m. Saturday.

4 days ago


 A driver gives plenty of room to a biker on Penn Avenue in Garfield.

Reducing street congestion major issue at Pittsburgh cyclist conference

Greater vehicle congestion is a potential problem in Pittsburgh. Bike lanes could help reduce number of vehicles.

5 days ago


 Demolition continues at the Civic Arena site in 2012.

Transportation grant for Hill District redevelopment much less than expected

Local leaders wanted $21 million for connector work, but only $1.5 million was awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

4 days ago


Uber details insurance policy at hearing

Ride-sharing companies are seeking permanent experimental authority to operate in the county and other parts of Pennsylvania.

5 days ago


Traffic running smoothly after heavy early-morning back-ups

Traffic had been backed up on Interstate 376 inbound, mainly between the Carnegie and Rosslyn Farms exits.

5 days ago


Bike share bill passes

Pittsburgh City Council passed a resolution Tuesday setting the financing for the city’s coming bike share program in motion.

5 days ago


 U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx addresses the audience at the Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place conference today at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

U.S. transportation secretary says he is pushing for bike, pedestrian networks

Secretary Anthony Foxx addressed the Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place conference at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center this morning.

4 days ago


 At the historic Pumphouse in Munhall, riders from Washington, D.C., joined riders from Downtown for a celebratory ride to the Bike Conference at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center on Monday morning.

Bike advocates review Pittsburgh region’s ability to deal with hills, bridges

Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place Conference attendees are interested in how the area deals with problematic terrain.

6 days ago


 A Lyft car in Market Square, Downtown.

PUC chairman, commissioners support Fontana legislation for Lyft, Uber

The bill would introduce Transportation Network Companies as a new category for transportation providers.

6 days ago


 his July 14, 2010, file photo shows Cadillac CTS vehicles being displayed outside the LaFountaine Cadillac in Highland Township, Mich.

GM: Nearly ‘self-driving’ cars due for sale in 2016

Also, another 2017 Cadillac, the CTS, will be equipped with radio transmitters and receivers that will let it communicate with other cars.

1 week ago


 In January 1995, cargo hangar No. 1 at Pittsburgh International Airport full of pieces from Flight 427. In the foreground is the tail section, which investigators focused on in the aftermath of the crash. The inquiry eventually led to a faulty mechanism in the rudder.

USAir Flight 427: 20 years later

The Flight 427 Air Disaster Support League will hold its final memorial service Monday, 20 years after the crash that killed 132.

1 week ago


 Crews with Parking Lot Painting Co. remove the old bike lane markings earlier this week from Penn Avenue between 15th and 16 streets in preparation for the new bike lane that will remove eastbound vehicle traffic between Sixth and 16th streets.

Bike lanes go live in Pittsburgh

No accidents reported, but police issue warnings to some drivers near new bike lane on Penn Avenue, Downtown.

1 week ago


Hotline to field calls on Parkway West improvement project

PennDOT began a $72.8 million project that will upgrade the highway from the Fort Pitt Tunnel to Interstate 79.

1 week ago


Ex-Pennsylvania driver's license examiner pleads to bribery

State police said Marvin Mills of Vanderbilt tested 346 Bhutanese drivers between June 2009 and August 2013 and failed only seven.

1 week ago


Lane reopens on Route 28 inbound as part of project

The new traffic configuration affects the area between the 31st Street Bridge and the Chestnut Street overpass.

1 week ago


Wible Run Road in Shaler to shut down for bridge repairs

Wible Run Road in Shaler between Evergreen Road and Anderson Road will be closed for about a week beginning at 6 a.m. Tuesday.

1 week ago


 PennDOT is alerting motorists to new lane shifts on Route 28 southbound beginning Friday morning.

New Route 28 traffic pattern begins Friday morning

The new traffic configuration will affect the area between the 31st Street Bridge and the Chestnut Street overpass, weather permitting

1 week ago


 Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, with Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, speaks Wednesday about the bike lanes to be installed on the Warhol and Clemente bridges crossing the Allegheny to Downtown and the Philip Murray Bridge over the Mon to the South Side.

Warhol Bridge bike lane installation completed

The bike lanes, one in each direction, will remain in place through Sept. 13, the county said in a news release.

1 week ago


East Busway closing for parts of Friday, Saturday for construction near East Liberty Station

The detour will begin at 9 p.m. Friday and end at 6 p.m. Saturday.

1 week ago


Outbound lanes of Squirrel Hill tunnel closed due to crash

Both outbound lanes of the Squirrel Hill tunnel are closed due to a crash in the tunnel.

1 week ago


Airline seat furor's instigator regrets his behavior

The argument became so tense that the pilots of the Aug. 24 fight diverted the Boeing 737 to Chicago.

1 week ago


 Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald speaks about Pittsburgh's new temporary and permanent bike lanes to be installed on the Warhol, Clemente and Philip Murray bridges.

Allegheny County to install bike lanes on three bridges

The Andy Warhol Bridge will have temporary bike lanes, while the Roberto Clemente and South 10th Street bridges will get permanent lanes.

1 week ago


One Fort Pitt Bridge lane to be closed inbound Saturday morning

One lane of the Fort Pitt Bridge will be closed inbound from 6 a.m. to noon for routine inspection.

1 week ago


 FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2013 photo, rows of slimline seats await installation aboard a Southwest Airlines 737 at the carrier's headquarters in Dallas. "Seats are getting closer together," says Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants, which represents 60,000 flight attendants at 19 airlines. (AP Photo/John Mone)

Airlines report more passenger bickering over legroom

Airline passengers appear to be taking out their frustrations over tighter space against other fliers.

1 week ago


Work on I-79 kicks on in the north and south

Work on I-70 in Marshall kicks into high gear this week.

1 week ago


Lawsuit over height of Pittsburgh parking meters settled

Federal regulations indicate that the “operable parts” of meters should be no more than 48 inches above ground.

1 week ago


Boston Bridge inspection to restrict traffic on Tuesday

Restrictions will occur from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

2 weeks ago


West Hardies Road to reopen tonight in Hampton

West Hardies Road in Hampton, which has been closed since July 21, is scheduled to reopen tonight, weather permitting.

2 weeks ago


 Cars travel along the lower PJ McArdle Roadway.

Weather, traffic to heat up Labor Day weekend

Heading into the last holiday weekend of summer, the temperature in Pittsburgh has yet to reach 90 degrees. Will that change?

2 weeks ago


Intersection reopens on Valley Brook Road

Valley Brook Road in Peters reopened Thursday after a $4.9 million, 15-month project to reconstruct and realign the intersection.

2 weeks ago


Outbound Liberty Tunnel down to one lane tonight

The restriction will be in place from 10 p.m. tonight until 5 a.m. Friday.

2 weeks ago


 The view of Downtown from the  roof of the Fort Pitt Tunnel.

Safe passage: Day in and day out, crews labor to keep Pittsburgh tunnel traffic trouble-free

It’s no simple task -- keeping motorists moving safely through the area’s many tunnels.

2 weeks ago


I-79 ramps to close tonight for paving

The northbound on-ramp at Carnegie and the northbound off-ramp to the inbound Parkway West will close at 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. Friday.

2 weeks ago


 A rendering of the completed $4.9 million reconstruction of Valley Brook Road at Route 19 in Peters.

Ceremony to celebrate reopening of Valley Brook Road in Peters

The $4.9 million project reconstructed the interchange, with a new ramp from westbound Valley Brook Road to Route 19.

2 weeks ago


 A Yellow Cab travels on Liberty Avenue in Downtown Pittsburgh.

Pa. cab companies call ride-share services 'unfair' competition

Two taxi operators from Philadelphia tell the PUC that ride-sharing service Lyft doesn’t have insurance or fare restrictions they have.

2 weeks ago


Inbound Liberty Tunnel to be closed overnight

The closure will start at 8 p.m. and end by 6 a.m. Thursday, PennDOT said.

2 weeks ago


Pittsburgh ranks among worst for frequency of crashes

An Allstate insurance report shows Pittsburgh was 187th among the 200 largest U.S. cities for safe driving.

2 weeks ago


 A rendering of the bike lane on Penn Avenue in the Cultural District, Downtown.

Pittsburgh to start work on bike-only lanes next week

The city expects to have the lanes open for a national convention of bicycling and pedestrian advocates starting on Sept. 8.

2 weeks ago


Inspection to close lanes in Fort Pitt Tunnel Wednesday night

The inspection will close the left lanes in both directions from 10 tonight until 5 a.m. Thursday.

2 weeks ago


Pittsburgh to get lowest interest rate ever for bonds, director says

City’s $50.4 million bond sale will finance infrastructure work, such as roads and bridges.

2 weeks ago


Section of Chartiers Avenue to close today

Emergency storm drainage work is needed.

2 weeks ago



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