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Allegheny County Port Authority

The Port Authority of Allegheny County provides public transportation services throughout Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. The Port Authority's 2,500 employees operate, maintain, and support bus, light rail, incline, and paratransit services for nearly 230,000 daily riders.

The Port Authority publicly solicits proposals on purchases for equipment, events, supplies, and construction and professional services that are anticipated to be in excess of $50,000. Advertisements for most of these events are placed in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the New Pittsburgh Courier as well as trade journals when appropriate. Approximately 115 such contracts are advertised and subsequently awarded by the Port Authority Board each year.

Getting Started with the Port Authority

Register as a bidder in the Authority's Strategic Sourcing System (ebusiness) bidder registration system. The log-in page includes new bidder help, including:

  • Bidders Quick Guide to eBusiness
  • Registration Instructions
  • Guide to Managing RFP Events
  • Guide to Manage Quotes, Bids and Price Agreements
  • FAQ

Purchasing and Material Management Department

345 Sixth Avenue, 3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Contact: Tony Trona, Director of Purchasing
Phone: 412-566-5138
Email: atrona[@]portauthority.org 
Fax: 412-566-5359

  • Government Contracting Assistance Program
  • 650 South 13th Street
    Robertshaw Building, Room 5
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-7824
  • Fax: 724-357-3082
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.