2012-01-18


Fitzgerald Statement on Proposed Port Authority Cuts

Contact:Amie M. Downs, County
412-350-3711 office
412-327-3700 cell

PITTSBURGH – County Executive Rich Fitzgerald released the following statement regarding the proposed cuts for the Port Authority of Allegheny County:

“Clearly, these proposed cuts will have a significant and profound impact on our county’s residents and businesses, as well as our region’s economy.  Solving this funding issue will require action at the local and state level. It took Port Authority nearly 50 years to get into this situation, and it’s going to take some time to get out of it as well. Everyone needs to come to the table and work together to address this issue and provide real solutions for transit. I’m committed to doing my part to make that happen and to move this discussion forward.”

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