WRCT-Pittsburgh (88.3 fm) is currently running a series exploring the
future of transit in Pittsburgh as the city braces itself for cuts on the order of 35 percent.
This is a full-fledged transit crisis, “historic.” Forty-six routes are on the chopping block. The Port authority anticipates about 22,000 daily transit riders will lose service.
Pittsburgh has been relying on state funding in a mostly rural state.