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LIVE: The Peoples Forum at Repair The World Pittsburgh. We are fighting for our lives and we need to know what side our city council candidates are on.
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Pittsburghers for Public Transit

#Winning! Kania’s Out! Now Let’s Get Heather McClain Appointed to the Seat. Send your letter here: actionnetwork.org/letters/wolf-appoint-heather-mcclain-to-port-authority-board-of-directors ... See MoreSee Less

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Let there be no mistake: private tech companies are not here to enhance transit equity for our communities, they are here to make money.

Transit should be a human right, and not a means to siphon public dollars into private coffers. We need to hold our public officials accountable for spending public dollars on public transit. Not on ride hailing. Not on autonomous vehicles or on-demand shuttles. Not hyperloop. Not scooters or #micromobility trends.

A tech-driven future is not an equitable future for all.

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#Winning! Kania’s Out! Now Let’s Get Heather McClain Appointed to the Seat

Riders succeed in removing controversial member of Port Authority Board, continue calling for Heather McClain to be appointed in his place, and for rider involvement in board selection process Riders were able to claim a victory today with Gov. Wolf’s removal of a controversial member of the Port Authority Board! This decision came just mere […]

Gov. Wolf: Appoint Heather McClain to Port Authority Board of Directors

Pittsburghers for Public Transit Calls on Governor Wolf to Remove Port Authority Board Member Embroiled in Controversy, and Appoint Rider Advocate Heather McClain In an open letter co-signed by 13 regional and statewide organizations and elected officials, Pittsburghers for Public Transit (PPT) is calling on Governor Tom Wolf to appoint rider advocate Heather McClain to […]

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PPT Welcomes Rep. Austin Davis to PAAC Board of Directors

Pittsburghers for Public Transit welcomes Representative Austin Davis as the newest appointee to the Board of Directors of the Port Authority of Allegheny County. As a sophomore Representative of the Monongahela Valley, a region where transit’s usage is high and its value is essential, Austin Davis has been vocal about the vital role that transit plays […]

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Transit Workers Appreciation Day is right around the corner

Ever year, March 18th marks the day for transit riders to show their appreciation for all the hard work that PAAC transit workers put into making our system run. This year PPT is going to show our appreciation by collecting personal thank-you notes from over 250 riders, and delivering them in person to the workers […]

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Raise Need for Transit+Housing in Allegheny County Annual Action Plan

Strong policies are needed at the county level to tie great transit to quality affordable housing. Take three minutes to fill out Allegheny County’s Annual Action Plan survey to elevate transit/housing as a priority. More from the survey: Allegheny County is undertaking the development of its FY 2019 Annual Action Plan (AAP), as required by […]

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#MakeOurFaresFair Rally & Media Coverage

🗣️”1 trip! 2 trip ! 3 trip! 4! Why are poor folks paying more” Through the last 6-weeks, Riders led a campaign to collect over 2,500 signatures in support of three easy #FareEquity policies: 1. Fare Capping (to allow daily/weekly/monthly/yearly bus passes to be paid for one ride at a time) 2. Free Transfers 3. […]