January 28, 2014
McLean currently is the Interim CEO and previously served as the Authority’s Chief Finance Officer.
September 17, 2013
During his close to 11-year tenure, he expanded and modernized bus service in Fort Worth and led planning and development for the regional rail line TEX Rail.
August 22, 2013
Riders can now view real-time locations for the P1 East Busway-All Stops bus route through the agency’s website. Equipment and real-time capabilities are expected for additional routes in early 2014.
June 28, 2013
Finalists include Richard Ruddell, president and executive director of the Fort Worth Transportation Authority in Texas; Frank T. Martin, an executive with a transportation services company in Orlando, Fla.; and Charles Monheim, formerly with New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
May 2, 2013
Policy group named the Martin Luther King Jr. East Busway one of the nation’s highest quality bus rapid transit systems. It awarded the system the Bronze Standard, out of basic BRT, bronze, silver or gold designations.
February 7, 2013
Terminated Steve Bland's contract as CEO effective immediately. The board named Chief Financial Officer Ellen McLean as the Interim CEO while it conducts a search for qualified candidates.
December 3, 2012
Will provide pre-paid transit access for approximately 40,000 students, faculty and staff for the next five years.
September 24, 2012
Stephen Bland, CEO of Pittsburgh's Port Authority of Allegheny County; Carolyn Flowers, CEO of the Charlotte (N.C.) Area Transit System; and Mikel Oglesby, GM of Calif.'s SunLine Transit Agency are the three finalists.
June 25, 2012
Down from $370.2 million total expenses in Fiscal Year 2012. Includes a fare increase set for July 1 and a 35% service reduction scheduled for Sept. 2.
June 18, 2012
The smartphone app Tiramisu has been in use in Pittsburgh since the summer of 2011 and is available for iPhone and Android phones. Thus far, users have recorded more than 30,000 trips on Port Authority of Allegheny County buses and trains.
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