Tag Archives: Port-Authority-Transit

An Information Science Solution to Pittsburgh Public Transit Woes

Bob Firth, Informing Design “The Long Squiggly Line That’s Killing Our Transit System and an Information Science Solution” February 21, 2007, 3:30 pm Room 501, 135 N. Bellefield Ave School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh The recent proposed cuts to funding of the Pittsburgh Authority Transit system have led Bob Firth and his company, […]

Port Authority Transit is Riding Me

Somebody at Port Authority Transit must have a screw loose. Port Authority transit cutbacks are biggest in history The series of bus and trolley changes include eliminating: 124 of 213 weekday bus routes. 55 of 100 Saturday bus routes. 26 of 75 Sunday and holiday bus routes. Light-rail service would be trimmed by cutting hours […]

The Bus Stops Here (or At Least It Used To)

Ed Rendell seemingly did a terrific job as mayor of Philadelphia. Aside from his pro-choice stance on abortion, I thought he could do a good job as governor of Pennsylvania. Perhaps I was wrong. He’s really screwing the pooch on this public transportation cutback. He’s being very “un-Democrat”.