Tuesday, July 12, 2016

#Publictransit in Southwest PA doesn't meet basic needs

New Pittsburgh Courier: "The transportation survey addressed 17 areas, including the desire for multiple mobility options, reliability and ease of use, reducing congestion, improving the environment, connecting the counties and access to Pittsburgh.
However, the number of respondents who pointed to the need for better access to transportation and affordability as well as the need for improved transportation to work, school, healthcare facilities and grocery stores was less expected."

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Survey shows public transit is biggest regional transportation concern

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: "The Regional Transportation Alliance asked 800 groups what transportation changes would make the biggest difference for their clients or members.

The agency got about 340 responses and the top suggestion in each county was to improve public transit, which was mentioned by 46 percent of all respondents and had the highest percentage in each county."