Port Authority Eliminating Bus Stops To Improve Performance

They hope to have a list of proposed eliminations by the end of the year

Joe DeStio
September 10, 2019 - 4:46 pm

Port Authority of Allegheny County

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Hoping to improve its on-time performance, The Port Authority of Allegheny County will eliminate some bus stops.

Port Authority buses arrive on time juts 67 percent of the time.

CEO Katharine Kelleman hopes to improve on that by eliminating stops that are redundant or poorly used.

In addition to number of riders, the Authority will look at factors like if a stop is near a hospital, school, church and Senior Center and how accessible it is

The authority hopes to release in December of list of proposed stops to be eliminated.

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