Guide to the Port Authority of Allegheny County, Press Releases, 1977-1985 AIS.2017.10

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
Port Authority of Allegheny County, Press Releases
Creator
Port Authority of Allegheny County.
Collection Number
AIS.2017.10
Date
1977-1985
Extent
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract
Includes press releases from the Port Authority of Allegheny County, the Pittsburgh area's public transportation system.

Preferred Citation

Port Authority of Allegheny County, Press Releases, 1977-1985, AIS.2017.10, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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History

The Port Authority of Allegheny County was created in 1956 by the Pennsylvania State Legislature; in 1959 the legislature allowed the Authority to purchase and consolidate privately-owned trasportation companies that were providing transportation services throughout Allegheny County. The companies were officially acquired in 1963 and the Port Authority began service in March 1964.

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Scope and Content Notes

Press releases from the Port Authority of Allegheny County that detail the operational and administrative changes the organization went through from 1977 until 1985. Folders consist of press releases detailing construction projects, peronnel changes, system-wide changes and innovations, and other notices regarding the Port Authority's transit services and leadership.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, April 2017

University of Pittsburgh Library System
Archives & Special Collections
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Contact Us: www.library.pitt.edu/ask-archivist

Copyright

The University of Pittsburgh holds the property rights to the material in this collection, but the copyright may still be held by the original creator/author. Researchers are therefore advised to follow the regulations set forth in the U.S. Copyright Code when publishing, quoting, or reproducing material from this collection without the consent of the creator/author or that go beyond what is allowed by fair use.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by David R. Lewis in April 2017.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Port Authority of Allegheny County.

Genre(s)

  • Press releases

Subject(s)

  • Local transit -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh

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Previous Citation

Port Authority of Allegheny County, Press Releases, 1977-1985, AIS.2017.10, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

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Collection Inventory

  BoxFolder
Press releases, 1977 11

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  Folder
Press releases, March-April 1978 2

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  Folder
Press releases, August 1978 3

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  Folder
Press releases, September-October 1978 4

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  Folder
Press releases, November-December 1978 5

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  Folder
Press releases, January-February 1979 6

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  Folder
Press releases, March 1979 7

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  Folder
Press releases, April 1979 8

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  Folder
Press releases, May-September 1979 9

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  Folder
Press releases, October-December 1979 10

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  Folder
Press releases, January-May 1980 11

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  Folder
Press releases, September-October 1980 12

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  Folder
Press releases, February-April 1981 13

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  Folder
Press releases, May-July 1981 14

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  Folder
Press releases, August-October 1981 15

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  Folder
Press releases, November-December 1981 16

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  Folder
Press releases, January-February 1982 17

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  Folder
Press releases, April-May 1982 18

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  Folder
Press releases, June-July 1982 19

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  Folder
Press releases, September-November 1982 20

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  Folder
Press releases, January-February 1983 21

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  Folder
Press releases, March-April 1983 22

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  Folder
Press releases, May-June 1983 23

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  Folder
Press releases, July-October 1983 24

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  Folder
Press releases, November-December 1983 25

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  Folder
Press releases, January-March 1984 26

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  Folder
Press releases, April-May 1984 27

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  Folder
Press releases, June-December 1984 28

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  Folder
Press releases, February-May 1985 29

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  Folder
Press releases, June 1985 30

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  Folder
Press releases, July-August 1985 31

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  Folder
Press releases, September 1985-January 1986 32

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  Folder
Press releases, undated 33

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