(Harrisburg – January 29, 2021) – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) will again serve as Secretary of the Board of the Port Authority of Allegheny County.

“We face many challenges in public transportation,” Brewster said. “We are in the middle of challenging times so it important that we work together to solve these problems by rebuilding our public transportation system to meet the needs of the region.”

Brewster is a veteran of the board and serves on the Financial Audit Committee. He is a member of the Senate Transportation Committee and a strong advocate for funding to fix our roads, bridges, and mass transit systems.

“The Port Authority board works well in trying to address transportation needs,” Brewster said. “The board members are all dedicated and committed to making our transportation network better.”

The Port Authority has 2,600 workers and serves more than 200,000 riders on a daily basis.