Friday, March 15, 2013
The Port Authority will detour or shorten several routes during Saturday's parade.
The Port Authority of Allegheny County will detour or shorten about 45 bus routes serving Downtown and the Strip District during the St. Patrick's Day parade tomorrow, Saturday, March 16. Bus routes serving the Strip District will be detoured as early as 7:30 a.m., with other detours starting around 9 a.m. Regular stops and routing are expected to be restored around 2:30 p.m. During the parade, South Side and South Hills bus routes will end at Station Square, where riders continuing into Downtown can transfer to the T for free. Second Avenue bus service will end at the First Avenue T Station and Oakland/Hill District/Penn Hills routes will end near the Steel Plaza T Station. All T rides within Downtown are free. The 28X Airport Flyer will…
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Miss something? No sweat. Here's the week in review, Feb. 18 to Feb. 22.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Erin Faulk
Saturday, February 23
Busy week? No downtime? Missed the news? Don't sweat it. Here's a list of this week's top stories from Dormont-Brookline Patch, so you can catch up on the goods. This week on Dormont-Brookline Patch: Where Are the Potholes in Dormont and Brookline? Ravenstahl Fires Pittsburgh Police Chief Police Offer Reward for Rite Aid Robbery Suspect Property, Vehicle Damaged After Hillsdale Ave. Accident TAKE SURVEY: CMU Students Look at Route 51 Bus Stops CMU Students to Provide Dormont Parking Study Got your own news to share? Add your organization's events to our Event Calendar. Share your wedding, baby or graduation news in our Announcements section and, while you're at it, upload your photos to our Neighborhood Gallery. We'd love to hear from you…
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Responses needed to hear concerns and preferences.
Do you catch a bus from Route 51, or travel frequently in that area, to and from Brookline? With your help, travel in that area could become a bit easier. Students from Carnegie Mellon University's Master of Urban Design program are partnering with representatives of Economic Development South (EDS) this spring to improve bus stops on Route 51 and enhance the accessibility of neighborhoods along that corridor, according to an EDS news release. To get the project under way, the students have designed a short online survey to hear concerns and preferences from area residents and commuters. The survey (available here) is anonymous and takes about five minutes. EDS is a nonprofit community development corporation serving Brentwood, Whitehall …