Transportation

Courtesy of Port Authority of Allegheny County
Joe DeStio
February 20, 2020 - 2:01 pm
The Port Authority has released its final list of bus stop closures to be implemented March 15.
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View of Pittsburgh
Getty
Andrew Limberg
February 20, 2020 - 10:48 am
The American Institute of Steel Construction and the National Steel Bridge Alliance have compiled a list of award winning bridges, and the "City of Bridges" is home to 2 winners.
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Detour Map for landslide in Moon
PennDOT
Andrew Limberg
January 02, 2020 - 9:47 am
A landslide has forced PennDOT to close a section of Route 51.
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FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, March 11, 2019, rescuers work at the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines plane crash south of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The number of deaths in major air crashes around the globe fell by more than half in 2019 according to a report released Wednesday Jan. 1, 2020, by the aviation consultancy To70, revealing the worst crash for the year was an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX on March 10 that lost 157 lives. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene, FILE)
Associated Press
January 01, 2020 - 12:54 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The number of deaths in major air crashes around the globe fell by more than half in 2019, according to a report by an aviation consulting firm. The To70 consultancy said Wednesday that 257 people died in eight fatal accidents in 2019. That compares to 534 deaths in 13...
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PA Turnpike
Joe DeStio
December 30, 2019 - 12:39 pm
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Driving the Pennsylvania Turnpike will cost 6 percent more in the new year. The latest in a series of toll hikes goes into effect Sunday, January 5th. The higher tolls apply across the board for both cash and EZ Pass customers. Driving from border to border will...
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In this Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, photo, Neda Deylami poses for a portrait while charging her electric vehicle at a Chicago area grocery store. Owners of electric vehicles in a number of states will start seeing fees to pay for road repairs in the new year. At least eight states will begin charging new or higher registration fees Wednesday, Dec. 25, for electric vehicles or plug-in hybrids. "It's kind of a blanket penalty for anyone who chooses to go electric," said Deylami, a Tesla owner who founded Chicago for EVs, a group that advocates for electric vehicles. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Associated Press
December 29, 2019 - 10:31 am
The new year will bring new charges for some owners of electric vehicles, as an increasing number of states seek to plug in to fresh revenue sources to offset forgone gas taxes. In Hawaii, the charge will be $50. In Kansas, $100. In Alabama and Ohio, $200. New or higher registration fees go into...
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Youngwood Fire Department
Lloyd Crago, Youngwood Fire Chief
Shawn Digity
December 24, 2019 - 9:41 am
Two tractor trailers crashed on the Pennsylvania early Tuesday morning.
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2019, file photo Boeing Company President and Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg appears before a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing on 'Aviation Safety and the Future of Boeing's 737 MAX' on Capitol Hill in Washington. Muilenburg is resigning amid ongoing problems at the company over the troubled Max 737 aircraft. The board of directors said Monday, Dec. 23 that Muilenburg is stepping down immediately. The board's current chairman David Calhoun will become president and CEO on Jan. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Associated Press
December 23, 2019 - 5:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Boeing ousted CEO Dennis Muilenburg on Monday with no end in sight to the crisis that has engulfed the vaunted American aircraft manufacturer since the crash of two of its 737 Max airliners. The Boeing board had supported Muilenburg for months despite calls for his resignation from...
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Airport Security
Joe DeStio
December 23, 2019 - 1:44 pm
Some 300,000 passengers are expected through Pittsburgh International Airport by January 2. Christmas week is one of the busiest travel weeks of the year, according to airport spokesman Matt Neistein.
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Passengers find their rides at the Ride Share point as they exit Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, in Phoenix. The Phoenix City Council is set to vote on raising fees charged to ride-hailing companies at the airport. If approved Wednesday afternoon, the proposal will increase the current fee from $2.66 per pickup. That would jump to $4 starting Jan. 1 and be applied to drop-offs as well. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Associated Press
December 19, 2019 - 7:10 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Uber and Lyft said they will make good on their threats to stop taking customers to and from the airport in the nation's fifth-largest city, creating confusion next year for travelers used to opening a phone app to catch a ride after Phoenix decided to raise fees on ride-hailing...
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