Pittsburgh Regional Transit of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh Regional Transit of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Headquarters Location: 623 Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Pittsburgh Regional Transit or PRT is the primary provider of bus service in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. Most PRT routes operate locally around Pittsburgh, but some routes operate outside Pittsburgh. PRT also operates a light rail service within Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh Regional Transit was renamed from Port Authority of Allegheny County as of June 2nd, 2022. Although buses still wear “Port Authority” branding, all future bus orders will sport new “PRT” liveries.

Routes

Pittsburgh Regional Transit’s route structure is simple. Bus routes are numbered based on whether they’re local routes or if they primarily operate on a busway. Light Rail Routes are color names.

  • Routes simply numbered 1-99 are local routes that operate local service
  • P routes operate via Martin Luther King East Busway For example, P1
  • G routes operate via the West Busway
    • G2 West Busway (All Stops)
    • G3 Moon Flyer
    • G31 Bridgeville Flyer
  • Y routes operated via the South Busway, for example, Y1
  • O routes operate via the I-279 (Parkway North) HOV lanes, for example, O1

Pittsburgh Regional Transit also operates three light rail Lines under the “T” branding and two inclines. The Light rail lines are listed under the light rail section

Bus Fleet Roster

Pittsburgh Regional Transit’s fleet is mostly made up of Gillig Low Floor diesel buses with Voith Transmissions, with articulated buses being a mix of New Flyer Restyles and New Flyer Xcelsiors. PRT also has a small fleet of electric buses in service as well.

YearMake/ModelImageEngine/ TransmissionNumbersColorsNotes
2009Gillig
Low Floor ’40
Pittsburg Regional Transit Gillig Low Floor 5600Cummins ISM/
Voith DIWA D864.3E
5600-5625

Cummins ISL/
Voith D864.5
5626-5679
5600-5679Red
Blue
Green

Gold
Currently retiring
2009-2011Gillig
Low Floor ’40
HEV
Pittsburg Regional Transit Gillig Low Floor HEV 5709Cummins ISB/
Allison H 40 EP
5701-5733Hybrid Green– Only hybrid buses in the fleet
– Currently retiring
2011-2013New Flyer
D60LFR
PRT 2011 New Flyer D60LFR Cummins ISL/
Voith D864.5
3200-3260 (2011)
3301-3340 (2013)
Red
Blue
Gold
2011-2012Gillig
Low Floor ’40
Pittsburgh Regional Transit Gillig Low Floor 5806 by Devin MooneyPittsburgh Regional Transit Gillig Low Floor 5807 by Devin Mooney Cummins ISL/
Voith D864.5
5801-5824 (2011)
5901-5935 (2012)
Red
Blue
Gold
2014-2015Gillig
Low Floor ’40
Pittsburg Regional Transit Gillig Low Floor 6001Pittsburgh Regional Transit Gillig Low Floor 6006 by Devin Mooney Cummins ISL/
Voith D864.5
6000-6060 (2014)
6101-6160 (2015)
Red
Blue
6015…
2015Gillig
Low Floor ’35
Pittsburg Regional Transit Gillig Low Floor 1720 Cummins ISL/
Voith D864.5
1701-1730Red
Blue
2016Gillig
Low Floor ’40
PRT Gillig Low Floor by Devin Mooney Cummins ISL/
Voith D864.5
6201-6275Red6263 wears PRT Livery
2017New Flyer
XD60
Pittsburgh Regional Transit New Flyer Xcelsior 3402 Cummins L9/
Voith D864.6
3401-3425Red
2017-2020Gillig
Low Floor ’40
Pittsburgh Regional Transit Gillig Low Floor 6303Pittsburg Regional Transit Gillig Low Floor 6430 Cummins L9/
Voith D864.6
6301-6370 (2017)
6401-6469 (2018)
6501-6559 (2019)
6601-6654 (2020)
Red
2020-2021New Flyer
XE40
Pittsburgh Regional Transit New Flyer Xcelsior 7106 Siemens Electric
Propulsion System
7001-7002 (2020)
7101-7106 (2021)
Electric BlueElectric buses
2021Gillig
Low Floor ’40
Pittsburgh Regional Transit Gillig Low Floor 6709 by Devin MooneyCummins L9/
Allison B400R6
6701-6740 (2021)Red
YearMake/ModelImageEngine/TransmissionNumbersColorsNotes
Pittsburgh Regional Transit Fleet as of June 13th, 2022

Pittsburgh Regional Transit CAF LRV 4305 by Devin Mooney
Pittsburgh Regional Transit CAF LRV 4305 by Devin Mooney

Light Rail Fleet Roster

Pittsburgh Regional Transit operates a fleet of 83 light rail vehicles across its three lines, which all originate from North Side Station:

  • Blue Line – North Side to South Hills Village via Beechview
  • Red Line – North Side to Castle Shannon via Overbrook
  • Silver Line – North Side to Library via Overbrook
YearMake/ModelImageNumbers
1985-1987Siemens
SD-400
Pittsburg Regional Transit Siemens LRV 42224201-4255
2003-2004CAF
LRV
4301-4328
Pittsburgh Regional Transit Fleet as of June 13th, 2022

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