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July 22, 2014

Voith supplying Gillig's Pittsburgh transmissions

Will be delivered later this summer, with final delivery of the buses to the Port Authority of Allegheny County occurring near the end of the year.


July 17, 2014

Pittsburgh Port Authority diverts funds to study BRT

Approved shifting $1.56 million dollars from its capital budget to add to the amount needed to study a BRT line between downtown Pittsburgh and Oakland.


July 17, 2014

Nashville MTA hires ex-Pittsburgh agency head as CEO

Stephen G. Bland will begin his new position on August 25. He formerly led the Port Authority of Allegheny County, a multi-modal system with 1,000-plus vehicles and an annual operating budget of $350 million.


July 15, 2014

Former Pittsburgh agency chief in talks to head Nashville MTA

So far, Stephen Bland is the only finalist for the job to return for follow-up interviews. The vacancy at the transit authority was created March 31 when Paul Ballard resigned after 12 years as MTA's CEO to lead the Fort Worth Transportation Authority in Texas.


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.


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