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Friday, June 24, 2016

Advocates ask Port Authority of Allegheny County to move toward all-electric fleet

Posted By on Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 1:42 PM

Rachel Filippini, of Group Against Smog and Pollution, speaks at Port Authority board meeting. - PHOTO BY RYAN DETO
  • Photo by Ryan Deto
  • Rachel Filippini, of Group Against Smog and Pollution, speaks at Port Authority board meeting.

According to a 2016 report from the American Lung Association, the Pittsburgh region failed its criteria for healthy levels of ozone and particle pollution. The region improved on its air quality report from last year, but still has a way to go.

"While air quality in Pittsburgh has improved over the last several decades," says Rachel Filippini, of Group Against Smog and Pollution, or GASP. "We continue to have some of the worst air pollution in the country, especially in terms of fine-particulate matter. One source of these emissions is Port Authority buses." 

It is for this reason that a group of environmental and transit advocates spoke at June's Port Authority of Allegheny County board meeting and are calling for the authority to “green their fleet” by 2030, specifically an all-electric fleet. 

There are currently 426 diesel vehicles built after 2007, which some would consider “clean diesel,” and 310 diesel vehicles built before 2006, which are not considered clean. PAT board passed a resolution at the meeting that would replace 70 of the older vehicles with newer “clean diesel” options, making the fleet around 70 percent “clean diesel.”

While advocates applaud this effort, they are asking PAT to go even further. Filippini says she would like to see all pre-2006 buses eventually taken out of service and is asking the authority to transition to a fleet of electric buses that are fueled by renewable energy sources. “We must work to green the fleet.”

Kimmy Dihn, of transit-advocate group Pittsburghers for Public Transportation, says moving toward more environmentally friendly vehicles could help address public-health issues, too. “We are voicing the concern of how buses affect the public health of pedestrians, cyclists and public-transportation riders.”

She too is asking PAT to transition to an all-electric fleet. Warwick Powell, of environmental group 350 Pittsburgh, says greening the bus fleet could make Pittsburgh a climate-change leader. He also says this is a great time to do so, given all the local support, including the arrival of solar-energy giant, SolarCity, to the Pittsburgh market.

“Renewable energy has never had stronger support from the government and the public,” says Powell.

PAT spokesperson Jim Ritchie says including electric vehicles is “something we are interested in.” He says the authority is currently working on specifications that will consider including electric buses in the next contract of bus replacements, which could be presented this fall. Ritchie adds that PAT has already tested electric vehicles from companies like California-based Proterra and Canadian-based New Flyer, and plans to test electric buses from one more company. He also notes that the PAT fleet does include 32 hybrid vehicles

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Thursday, June 9, 2016

Port Authority of Allegheny County installing digital ‘real-time’ bus stops in Downtown Pittsburgh

Posted By on Thu, Jun 9, 2016 at 3:36 PM

Port Authority is finally moving into the 21st century. For years, countless cities across the country have used technology to provide riders with more up-to-the-minute information about buses, subways and rail cars, but PAT has lagged behind.

Now, the authority has regained financial footing and is looking to implement its new technological muscle in the form of digitally enhanced bus stops, which fits into its plans to modernize and expand Allegheny County’s public-transit system.

“We were behind the times, but now with this new technology, we are leap-frogging most major cities,” says PAT spokesperson Adam Brandolph. 

Digital information kiosk that will be installed at Downtown light-rail stations - PHOTO BY RYAN DETO
  • Photo by Ryan Deto
  • Digital information kiosk that will be installed at Downtown light-rail stations
PAT plans to build eight solar-powered bus stops that will provide digital readings of routes’ wait times on iPad-size screens, and two of those digital bus stops will also include maps. (Exclusive of PAT's plans, the super-stop at Smithfield Street and Sixth Avenue Downtown will also soon have a digital screen that shows up-to-the-minute wait times.)

The authority will also install five large touchscreen kiosks that will read out route overviews, provide up-to-the-minute wait times, and offer advice on trip planning (basically utilizing the interface that Google Maps uses). Users will be able to get directions for using public transit, walking, biking or driving, and will be able to email or text those directions.

The kiosks will be located at light-rail stations Downtown and on the North Side, and Brandolph says they should be installed by August. Pole bus stops are also getting revamped.

Many pole bus stops currently only list the route number and name on a small sign. Some of these signs also include routes that no longer exist or routes that have been altered so that bus no longer stops there.

PAT plans to build 85 low-tech pole bus stops Downtown that will include a small map with information on how often buses arrive, as well as routes printed in much larger font. Brandolph says these new pole stops will provide much of the information from the print bus schedules, but condensed into an easy-to-understand format. 

“Downtown Pittsburgh has thousands of signs directed at motorists, but it’s equally important for pedestrians to know where they can hop on a bus or grab a light rail vehicle to get them to where they want to go,” said Allegheny County executive Rich Fitzgerald in a press release. “This new wayfinding will enhance visibility of our transit system and make riding on public transportation easier.”

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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Pittsburgh's bike-share Healthy Ride looking to expand after a successful first year

Posted By on Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 11:31 AM

One year ago this week, Pittsburgh launched its first-ever bike-share system with 12 stations. Now the system, known as Healthy Ride, has 50 stations dotted across Pittsburgh and is looking to add more.

As part of this year’s first Open Streets festival, Healthy Ride director David White announced plans for Pittsburgh Bike Share to add more stations and reach outlying communities. An interactive map shows around 90 suggested locations, many in neighborhoods that do not currently have a bike-share station, such as Squirrel Hill, Homewood, Beechview and West End Village. The bike-share 
Patron riding a Healthy Ride bike as part of Open Streets festival - PHOTO BY RYAN DETO
  • Photo by Ryan Deto
  • Patron riding a Healthy Ride bike as part of Open Streets festival
system is also considering expanding outside of the city limits and has suggestions for stations in Millvale, Wilkinsburg, West Homestead and Bellevue.

“I certainly would not rule out creating connections in Millvale or Wilkinsburg,” says Healthy Ride spokesperson Erin Potts. “These are both areas we'd love to serve.”

Healthy Ride is seeking public input on where the next stations could go. Those interested can visit the map at, “like” spots and provide comments on suggested stations.

“There are, of course, areas where we see great connection potential, but we want to start with hearing from our riders and people who want to ride,” said Potts in an email to City Paper. “We view the interactive map and public-outreach strategy as a means of getting invaluable feedback from the people who live, work and play in Pittsburgh. Their insight will help inform the next 10 stations and beyond.”

Healthy Rides’ first year in operation has netted 80,000 rides, 30,000 registered users, and 2,250 monthly members, according to a press release. On Bike-to-Work Day, when Healthy Ride offered free rides all day, the bike-share system saw 575 rides, including more than 100 during commuting hours.

“We hope that by growing our system we will see even more people biking in Pittsburgh,” said White in a press release. 

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Friday, May 27, 2016

Pittsburgh's Open Streets festival celebrating its third year of taking over the streets

Posted By on Fri, May 27, 2016 at 12:56 PM

  • Photo courtesy of Matthew DeSantis
Open Streets is back! Now in its third year of operation, the half-day street festival will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sun., May 29. 

The festival, which closes down a specified route to car traffic, allows people to walk, ride bikes, skateboard, hula-hoop and do whatever their heart desires on asphalt normally choked with automobiles. Six program hubs will be set up along the route where participants can play pick-up basketball, participate in a human stag hunt, workout with friends in free classes, and even take in some yoga. There are many kid-friendly events too.

The route starts in Market Square, Downtown, then goes along Penn Avenue and Butler Street, all the way to Allegheny Cemetery.

The festival is put on to encourage people to think differently about city spaces, maintain a healthy lifestyle, patronize local businesses and consider the benefits that can come to the environment when people walk and bike to get around.

Pittsburgh bike-share system, Healthy Ride, will also be celebrating its one-year anniversary as part of Open Streets and is hosting a program hub outside of its offices on 33rd Street and Penn Avenue. Director David White will announce new Pittsburgh bike share plans at 10:30 a.m.

Also, look forward to a new route for Open Streets come July. Scott Bricker of cycling-advocacy group Bike Pittsburgh tells City Paper that on the festival’s third and final day, July 31, Open Streets will be debuting a new route that starts Downtown, travels through the North Side and finishes in the West End. Details on the exact route are still being finalized.

And if you want to get involved, Bike Pittsburgh has a laundry list of volunteer positions that still need to be filled. Visit for details.

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Transportation issues remain uncertain for Pittsburgh’s Affordable Housing Task Force

Posted By on Wed, May 25, 2016 at 1:07 PM

Access to good public transportation seems like an obvious component of affordable-housing planning, but history shows that it hasn’t been so far.

Here in the Pittsburgh area, there are many low-income housing projects that sit in isolated sections of the city, in blighted areas with limited bus access. (For example, Bedford Dwellings, in the Hill District, gets a bus only every 35 to 40 minutes, even during rush hour.)

Map showing the disparity between frequent bus service routes and the region's poorest neighborhoods - IMAGE COURTESY OF PCRG
  • Image courtesy of PCRG
  • Map showing the disparity between frequent bus service routes and the region's poorest neighborhoods
In response to this ominous trend, transit advocates posed some public-transportation questions to Pittsburgh’s Affordable Housing Task Force at a May 24 panel discussion hosted by the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania. The discussion was centered on funding issues involving the city’s proposed Affordable Housing Trust Fund and how it can raise its goal of $10 million annually.

Molly Nichols, of public-transportation advocacy group Pittsburghers for Public Transit, asked, “How can the trust fund insure that affordable housing will be built near good transit?”

Pittsburgh City Councilor and co-chair of the task force Daniel Lavelle said the yet-to-be-chosen affordable-housing advisory boards will be able to prioritize projects near transit. “We don't have this all figured out yet; all the nuances will have to be worked out down the line,” he said.

Lavelle confirmed that the tasks force’s recommendations don’t include specific language that requires new affordable housing to be near frequent public-transportation service. However, he did say that it might be possible to have a transit advocate on one of the city’s advisory boards.

Chris Sandvig, transit expert and policy director of the Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group, asked whether other cities similar to Pittsburgh have had success creating affordable housing near current light rail and bus lines. (The new housing development above the East Liberty Busway stop has 360 units, but all are at market rate.) Members of the task force didn’t offer any specific examples to Sandvig, but said that it can be difficult to do because real estate near transit is usually in high demand.

Both Sandvig and Nichols said the exclusion of transit requirements from the task force’s recommendations was an oversight. But Sandvig said the oversight was most likely unintentional. He said that many housing and transit advocates have only recently understood that their issues are closely linked, but that they have started to push those combined agendas.

One member of the Affordable Housing Task Force did offer a possible answer to advocates' transit questions. Nikki Lu, the policy director for SEIU Western Pa., said Wisconsin-based think tank Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS) recently published a report on Pittsburgh that lays out policies to help working families in the region. According to the report, “affordable housing should take into account the combined costs of the energy use and transportation needs that come with housing.” It also offers a litany of policy recommendations.

Lu applauded the questions from audience members and said that to translate their concerns into results, advocates must continue “to hold [leaders'] feet to the fire.”

According to Lavelle, the task force’s recommendations should be presented to city council sometime next week.   

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Thursday, May 19, 2016

Bike Pittsburgh and Healthy Ride offering incentives to promote Bike to Work Day

Posted By on Thu, May 19, 2016 at 10:49 AM

On last year’s national Bike to Work Day, bike-advocacy group Bike Pittsburgh performed an informal count of morning rush-hour traffic on Penn Avenue Downtown and found that 26 percent of all trips were on bicycles. (In fact, stats show bike-commuting is continuing to increase in Pittsburgh.)

This year, Bike to Work Day is Fri., May 20. Bike Pittsburgh and the city’s bike-share Healthy Ride are hoping those bike-ridership numbers increase and are offering riders a few extra incentives.  Bike Pittsburgh will be providing free coffee, breakfast treats and copies of its new 2016 bike map at five pop-up cafes throughout the city. Cafes will be run from 7:30-9:30 a.m.

Healthy Ride bike-share station on Penn Avenue - PHOTO BY RYAN DETO
  • Photo by Ryan Deto
  • Healthy Ride bike-share station on Penn Avenue
Pop-up cafe locations are:
  • Downtown - Market Square
  • South Side - Hot Metal Street and Water Street
  • North Side - Roberto Clemente Statue (next to PNC Park at start of Roberto Clemente Bridge)
  • Oakland - Schenley Plaza
  • Bloomfield - Friendship Park (near the corner of Friendship Avenue and South Millvale Street)
“Bike to Work Day is the perfect day to try bike commuting to work,” says Bike Pittsburgh director Scott Bricker in a press release. “You’ll feel supported and welcome, and it’s a great time to meet many of the thousands of people who ride to work every day.”

And in conjunction with Bike Pittsburgh's free pop-up cafes, Healthy Ride, the city’s bike-share, will be offering free rides all day at each of its 50 stations.

“We want to see more riders on Bike to Work Day than ever before,” says Healthy Ride director David White in a press release. “Bike share offers those without a bike the ability to use active transit as a means of commuting.”

All Healthy Ride riders must register at, or by calling 412-535-5189, before renting from bike-share stations. Registration is free, but requires an active credit card. Riders not already accustomed to using Healthy Ride bikes can watch the video tutorials on its website.

“Biking is both fun and terrific exercise. It builds strength and stamina, and improves cardiovascular fitness, mental health and sleep quality,” says Evan Frazier, senior vice president of Highmark Health, one of the prime sponsors of Healthy Ride. “It’s also environmentally friendly, so you’re not only improving your own health on your way to work, you’re improving the health of our great city.”

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Friday, May 13, 2016

PennDOT Bike/Ped coordinator visits Pittsburgh, vows to update and improve Pennsylvania’s bike and pedestrian policies

Posted By on Fri, May 13, 2016 at 1:35 PM

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Bike/Pedestrian Coordinator Roy Gothie knows the state’s bike and pedestrian policies need to change, and it starts with a change in culture.

At a meeting of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission, Gothie told the forum of 25 representatives from planning departments, advocacy groups and community groups that there were a few obstacles to improving the bike and pedestrian infrastructure on state-owned roads, but one of the biggest is encouraging PennDOT employees to adopt a bike/ped-friendly mindset.

PennDOT Bike/Pedestrian Coordinator Roy Gothie - PHOTO COURTESY PENNDOT
  • Photo courtesy PennDOT
  • PennDOT Bike/Pedestrian Coordinator Roy Gothie
“PennDOT doesn’t think that way,” Gothie said when responding to a question about why it could take two years to implement bike/ped changes. “They were trained to focus on cars, we need to change the culture.”

He  said he plans to make sure that bike/ped projects are included in the start of the planning process for road design and fund seeking. Gothie said that bike lanes and sidewalks are normally attempted to be tacked on, after the process is already in full swing, which often leads them to be left out. “This is a need, this is not a nice extra,” said Gothie. A pilot-training program will begin next month to educate PennDOT staff at district offices across the state on the merits of bike/ped infrastructure.

He pointed out that the his office still receives very limited funding from the state but hopes to encourage legislators to carve out some additional bike/ped funding or update rules. PennDOT will also be starting a program that funds the maintenance of a limited number of priority bike lanes on state roads, something that was normally left up to municipalities.

Gothie also said the he and his team will be working to update the bike/ped policy in PennDOT’s master plan, which hasn't been updated since 2007. “We need to change our antiquated document into something a little more progressive.” Driver and cyclists education is also receiving added attention from Gothie. He says the Pa. driver’s test “maybe has two questions” related to bike/ped issues, and so he will be working with the state’s education and health departments to create a cooperative plan to improve education about bikes, cars and pedestrians on our roadways.

Scott Bricker of bike-advocacy group Bike Pittsburgh says the meeting was “enormously encouraging.”

“[Gothie] identified every hurdle that has been placed in front of people that causes them not to get bike lanes,” says Bricker.

Bricker agrees that the culture around bike lanes needs to change but points out a reason why PennDOT employees might not have priorities towards bike/ped infrastructure: most PennDOT district offices are located next to high-speed highways that rarely have bike lanes or even sidewalks.

Bricker is pleased with Gothie's plans because most of the main routes through Pittsburgh and around Allegheny County are owned and operated by the state. He says much of the best bike infrastructure in the city was done on routes operated by the city or county, like the Penn Avenue protected lane and the protected lanes on the Roberto Clemente Bridge.

Gothie said he hopes to have policy updates completed by the end of the year, but would not give any hard deadlines. He said once the drafts are released, the state will be looking to receive public input.

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Allegheny County Port Authority launches new Spanish-language ad campaign

Posted By on Wed, May 4, 2016 at 4:39 PM

Pittsburgh's Latino population is growing, and that's a fact not lost on the leadership of the Port Authority of Allegheny County. Today PAT officially launched its Spanish-language ad campaign. Billboards and bus-shelter posters featuring the ads will soon pop-up in the areas with the highest concentration of Latinos: Oakland, Brookline and Beechview. Already, some Spanish-language ads have hit news stands, including an ad in last weeks print version of City Paper

"Port Authority serves a diverse group of riders, some who don't speak or read English," said PAT CEO Ellen McLean at last weeks PAT board meeting. "We want riding not only to be easy, but friendly and inviting for everyone."

In English the ad reads: "Your go-to, where ever you go." - IMAGE COURTESY OF PORT AUTHORITY
  • Image courtesy of Port Authority
  • In English the ad reads: "Your go-to, where ever you go."

The campaign will also involve handing out tote bags with the ads in English and Spanish at Las Palmas grocery stores in Oakland, Brookline and Beechview; and at Salud Para Ninos, a bilingual pediatric clinic in Oakland. PAT also just launched a Spanish-language website at, that offers explanations on how to use the PAT bus and light-rail system and how to translate the regular PAT homepage into Spanish.

“We are proud in Allegheny County to be part of a larger effort to create a welcoming community so that we can maximizes opportunities for economic growth and position this region as a globally competitive, 21st century leader,” said Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald in a press release. “We want everyone who calls our county home to be able to integrate into the social fabric here, and providing resources and services in their language, as well as in English, is just part of that effort.”

PAT spokesperson Adam Brandolph says this is the first time that the transit authority has launched a marketing campaign in a  language other than English, and that Spanish made sense as the place to start given the growing Latino population in the area.

"We obviously have seen the growth of the Latino community in the county," says Brandolph, "and thought it was a good opportunity to increase the awareness of [the PAT] to the Latino population."

Brandolph adds that the PAT also hopes to launch other non-English campaign ads soon, potentially creating ads for Indic languages, Chinese, Japanese, and languages spoken by the East African community.

Read more about Pittsburgh's growing Latino community in the May 11 issue of City Paper.

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Pittsburgh planning department seeks volunteers for seasonal bike and pedestrian count

Posted By on Tue, May 3, 2016 at 2:04 PM

If you think counting sheep will put you to sleep, then Pittsburgh officials are hoping that counting cyclists and pedestrians will invigorate you.

The Department of City Planning is holding two-hour volunteer counting sessions at 36 intersections across the city for their second annual CountPGH event. For three separate sessions taking place next week, volunteers will be stationed at designated intersections to count the number of cyclists riding by and the number of pedestrians walking by. 
Roberto Clemente themed bike lane on the Roberto Clemente Bridge - PHOTO BY RYAN DETO
  • Photo by Ryan Deto
  • Roberto Clemente themed bike lane on the Roberto Clemente Bridge
A post on Pittsburgh’s Bike and Pedestrian Facebook page highlights the need for these counting days: “This is incredibly important. These numbers help us plan new bike/ped investments and also help us show that our efforts to construct better biking and walking facilities are making a difference throughout the city.”

Last year, more than 70 volunteers participated in the count, and this year the city is anticipating more. Anyone new to CountPGH must attend a pre-count training session on May 9 at 6 p.m. at a to-be-announced location Downtown. Those interested can sign up at A similar count will also take place this fall.

Counting sessions are the following:
Tue., May 10, 7 a.m.-9 a.m.
Tue., May 10, 4 p.m.-6 p.m.
Sat., May 14, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

And even more counting has recently started. The bike counters on the Downtown Penn Avenue protected bike lane were reinstalled two weeks ago and have already recorded thousands of rides (more than 530 trips per day so far). The counters are maintained by public-private partnership organization Envision Downtown, and the data blog for the counters can be accessed here.

These numbers run contrary to some loud voices critical to bike growth in the city. At a recent meeting in the North Side where the city announced the installation of new bike lanes on a small section of Federal and East streets, some residents spoke in oppositions saying they didn’t believe enough people rode bikes to warrant a bike lane.

Many of the same residents also believed the city was funneling too much money into bike-infrastructure projects. However, the city’s Bike and Pedestrian coordinator Kristin Saunders informed residents at the meeting that while bike commuters make up 2 percent of the Pittsburgh’s population (and some surveys have that number higher), the city only dedicates 1.2 percent of the its capital budget to bike-infrastructure projects.

Laura Thomas, a North Side resident, spoke at the meeting and summed up Pittsburgh's growing bike culture: “The city is changing, and younger people don't want to drive cars. A new population is coming to Pittsburgh, and we have to figure into that new population.”

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Thursday, April 28, 2016

UPDATED: Port Authority of Allegheny County board to vote on fare changes tomorrow

Posted By on Thu, Apr 28, 2016 at 11:36 AM

This post has been updated  as of 4/29/17

Updated: Port Authority of Allegheny County board unanimously approved the new fare changes. PAT CEO Ellen McLean says the fare change "simplifies an overly complex fare system."

However, one Mt. Lebanon resident felt the policy change included a "hidden fare." Glenn Walsh said the fare change includes a clause that eliminates the free continuing transfer given to Monongahela and Duquesne incline riders. Currently, incline riders who wish to transfer to a bus or T line, can do so for free by requesting a paper continuing transfer slip after paying their $2.50 incline fare. But since PAT is eliminating all paper transfers, they are also eliminating the free continuing transfers for incline riders. (If they wish to transfer to the bus or T, incline riders will have to pay a $1 fee.) 

"For years Port Authority has understood that fares on Mt. Washington should be the same," said Walsh. "Why now discourage incline ridership?"

Molly Nichols of transit advocacy group Pittsburghers for Public Transit agrees that PAT should not be eliminating the free continuous transfer and goes even further on the transfer-related proposals.

"All transfers should be free," says Nichols "It's not cool to be taking the last free transfer away."

During the board meeting, PAT board chair Bob Hurley commended the PAT staff for managing a long a thorough public process. PAT has held two public hearings and read through 1,500 suggestions submitted by the public via mail and online in the last few months since announcing their intentions to change the fare system.


The history of fare changes at the Port Authority of Allegheny County have been pretty predictable throughout the authority’s history. Since 1975, there have been 12 fare increases, jumping from 40 cents in 1975 to the last fare increase to $2.50 in 2012.

  • Photo by Ryan Deto
But starting in 2017, the PAT is proposing instituting changes which will lower fares for some riders, after the eliminating the surcharge for zone 2. All fares will cost $2.50 when using a ConnectCard, the authority’s electronic-fare system (or $2.75 for cash fares). According to statistics from PAT, a fourth of its customers will save $1.75 per ride. 

“A lot of our poorer communities are far out on our system,” said PAT board chair Bob Hurley at a recent PAT board-committee meeting. “This brings a great deal of equity to our system.”

City Paper wrote about the proposed fare changes in January. Since then, PAT has held two public hearings and read through 1,500 suggestions submitted by the public via mail and online. The changes, most of which will take effect January 2017, are outlined here:

  • $2.50 fare throughout whole system if using ConnectCard
  • $2.75 cash fare
  • $1 transfers using the ConnectCard only (cash users will have to pay $2.75 again if transferring)
  • $1 fee to purchase new ConnectCards
  • Pay-as-you-enter on all routes
  • Exit through the back door(s) on all routes. (Riders unable to use the back door can exit through the front.)
  • Elimination of the Downtown free zone for bus rides. (Light-rail will still be free Downtown and to the North Shore.)
  • Half-fare passes for people with disabilities will be available on ConnectCards, as will reduced-fare child passes eventually
  • $7-day pass available for purchase
  • Suburban light-rail riders will operate on a honor system and will tap cards either in the car or on receptacles on stations, starting July 2017 

At a Planning and Stakeholder Relations Committee meeting last week, the board supported the proposed changes to the fare system. The full PAT board will vote on changes Fri., April 29, at the Port Authority offices Downtown.

Port Authority spokesperson Jim Ritchie says the authority plans to conduct a wide-ranging public information campaign on the fare changes, if the board approves.

To attend the meeting: 9:30 a.m. Fri., April 29. Port Authority Board Room, 345 Sixth Ave. (fifth floor), Downtown

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