WILKINSBURG, Pa. — A demonstration Tuesday morning demanded fair bus fares from the Port Authority of Allegheny County.
Dozens of people, including some lawmakers, gathered at a street corner near the East Busway Wilkinsburg Station.
The demonstrators want the Port Authority to address what they say are clear disparities. They’re pushing for an overhaul of the current fare system, including fare capping and free transfers.
“We need to be transforming it for the better and not putting an even heavier burden on our marginalized poor working-class community,” Briann Moye, of Pittsburgh For Public Transit, said.
The Port Authority released the following statement:
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