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January 28, 2014

Pittsburgh Port Authority hires McLean as CEO

McLean currently is the Interim CEO and previously served as the Authority’s Chief Finance Officer.


September 17, 2013

Fort Worth's Ruddell to retire in October

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

Pittsburgh Port Authority pilots real-time bus info

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

Port Authority narrows top post picks to 3

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

Pittsburgh Port Authority honored for BRT system

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

Pittsburgh Port Authority to replace CEO

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

PATH to provide transit to U. of Pittsburgh

Will provide pre-paid transit access for approximately 40,000 students, faculty and staff for the next five years.


September 24, 2012

Finalists named for top Jacksonville, Fla. transit post

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

Pittsburgh Port Authority adopts $333M balanced budget

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

Real-time bus schedule app gets fed funding

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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