Watch CBS News

Pittsburgh Regional Transit to use federal grant to study cable car transit

PRT using grant to study cable cars
PRT using grant to study cable cars 00:27

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Pittsburgh Regional Transit will use a federal grant to look into the usage of suspended cable cars.

Those care would link certain city neighborhoods.

According to a report from our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, they'll use a $600,000 grant to study a new transit corridor linking the Strip District, Hill District, Oakland, Hazelwood, and the Carrick-Overbrook neighborhoods.

The proposed corridor could include an incline or suspended cable cars between the Strip District and Oakland.

View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.