Public hearing on proposed public transit service cuts and fare increases, Wednesday, Feb. 29

Port Authority’s public hearing on proposed service cuts and fare increases is this Wednesday, Feb. 29. Testimony will be accepted on proposed changes to Port Authority and ACCESS paratransit.

The hearing will be held from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Downtown Pittsburgh. A limited number of slots are still available for testimony and individuals may pre-register by calling 412-566-5437 (TTY: 412-231-7007) from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today or tomorrow.

Those who have not pre-registered may register at the hearing and will be called on as time slots become available. Oral testimony will be limited to three minutes per speaker.

Additionally, the public comment period on the proposed changes is ongoing. Port Authority will accept comments through March 9 at 4 p.m. via its website,, or by mail at Port Authority Fare & Service Proposals, Heinz 57 Center, 345 Sixth Avenue, Floor 3, Pittsburgh PA, 15222-2527.

For more details, visit or call Customer Service at 412-442-2000 or for TTY, 412-231-7007.