Thursday, August 14, 2014

Baldwin Walk for Transit

  • Please join Baldwin residents, transit supporters, and community leaders on a walk to highlight the need for restored bus service. We are inviting elected officials and the Port Authority board and staff to walk a mile in our shoes--just half the distance many residents must trek to get to the nearest bus stop on Brownsville Road. 
    • WHEN: Saturday Sept 6th. Walk at 10 am. Rally at 11 am.
    • WHERE: Participants will gather at Churchview Garden Apartments (3783 Churchview Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA) and walk one mile to St. Albert the Great Church (3171 Churchview Avenue). At a rally outside the church, residents and local leaders will share why restoring transit service to Baldwin should be a top priority for Port Authority and Allegheny County.
    • Here is a half-page flier to share with friends and neighbors. (Please print double sided and then cut.)
    • Here is a full-page flier to share.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Baldwin Community Day a Success for the Transit Campaign!

12 volunteers helped to staff a transit booth at community day on Sat, Aug 2, 2014. Neighbors learned about the campaign, completed surveys, signed a petition, and entered a free raffle for a gift basket!

By the end of the day (when we had to close down early due to the torrential downpour) we had collected 300 petition signatures! Residents in Baldwin want their buses back! Shout out to everyone who helped make this day a success.


Tuesday, July 29, 2014

An Uphill Climb

PPT and the Baldwin campaign made the first page of the Post Gazette on Saturday:

SEE ARTICLE HERE

Friday, July 25, 2014

Monday, July 21, 2014

The Baldwin Campaign in the Media

Here is the recent City Paper article, which features aspects of our campaign in Baldwin: Baldwin residents pushing the conversation on route restoration

Do you want to get involved? Check out the "Baldwin" tab of our website. And come to the next community meeting on August 5th, 7 pm, at 3344 Churchview Ave: see flier here.

Monday, July 14, 2014

2nd Baldwin community meeting on transit a success!


50 Baldwin residents came to the community meeting on Wed July 9th to participate in the campaign to restore transit service in the neighborhood. Residents discussed 2 possible routes, and they developed plans for next steps. 

One committee is developing a petition campaign. Another is planning to staff a table at Baldwin Community Day on Aug 2nd to get more residents involved in the campaign. A third committee is planning a "walk for transit." Each committee is meeting within the next two weeks.

If you would like to get involved, please contact: info@pittsburghforpublictransit.org or call 412-216-9659.

The next large community meeting is Tues, Aug 5th at 7 pm, at the Baldwin Borough Building auditorium, 3344 Churchview Ave.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

2nd Baldwin Community Meeting, Wed July 9th

The Baldwin campaign to restore service is really moving!


On June 27th, 4 Baldwin residents spoke at the Port Authority board meeting about the need for transit service. Additional residents were present to show their support. Board Chair Bob Hurley acknowledged that he had received many letters. See Trib article here.

A delegation of residents met with Port Authority staff on June 30th. The residents shared their concerns and asked questions about when and how service could be restored. The staff assured the delegation that they would consider their request and remain in conversation with residents, but they were unable to promise any restoration of service at this point.


Please join us for the next community meeting to get more updates on the current campaign and to discuss next steps:

Wed July 9th, 7 pm
Baldwin Borough building auditorium
3344 Churchview Ave

Click here for a flier and please share with your neighbors!