PITTSBURGH TRANSIT


PITTSBURGH TRANSIT INFORMATION

Official Web site of Port Authority Transit.

In 1964, the Port Authority of Allegheny County became responsible for all public transportation in the Pittsburgh area. One streetcar line continues to operate, although mostly on private right of way.


STREET RAILWAY COMPANIES

Several individual streetcar companies were eventually consolidated into a single company, prior to conversion to buses.


TRANSIT ROUTES - PAST AND PRESENT

How the electric railways and private bus companies evolved into today's bus system.


SUBURBAN BUS COMPANIES

Prior to the public takeover and unification, 29 independent private bus companies operated in Pittsburgh's suburbs.


SUBURBAN/INTERURBAN RAILWAYS (MAP)

Map showing connecting electric railways of the past, allowing for continuous journeys beyond Pittsburgh into southwestern Pennsylvania.


BUS GARAGE/OPERATING FACILITY LOCATIONS

Zoomable Google Maps show locations of present transit facilities. Satellite views are also available.


LINKS

Pittsburgh Transit

Jon Bell's Rail Transit Pages/Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Railways OnLine

Antique Motor Coach Association of Pennsylvania


Information from various sources, including various issues of the magazine "Motor Coach Age", the Poor's and the Moody investment manuals, and "The Trolley And Interurban Directory", by Joseph Gross.


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