Pittsburghers for Public Transit is a grassroots union of transit riders, workers and neighbors. Together we organize for an expanded, affordable and accessible public transit system that meets all needs, with no communities left behind.
Reducing Timepoints on Route Schedules Does Not Increase Schedule Reliability. Instead, it Lowers PRT Scheduling Accountability and Leaves Riders Out in the Cold for Longer Transit service in Allegheny County is in crisis. As our forthcoming report Representing our Routes will explain, 38 out of Pittsburgh Regional Transit’s (PRT’s) 105 routes experienced a month or […]
Transit riders release a new report to give the state of public transit in the City of Pittsburgh and outline steps for the City to improve it Public transportation is a lifeline for tens of thousands of City of Pittsburgh residents. City Council representatives along with Mayor Gainey’s administration have an important but often overlooked […]
Big service changes proposed for buses that go through Oakland, Uptown, and Downtown – Give your feedback today! The changes that are being proposed as part of PRT’s new Bus Rapid Transit service plan will have major impacts on the 61D, 71A, 71C, 71D, P3. What PRT is calling “minor changes” will additionally impact the […]
A new video from PPT Board Member Dean Mougianis gives a look back at our organization’s history of winning campaigns. 2012 – PPT helped to win a more stable funding stream from our state 2013-2014 – PPT worked with neighbors and bus operators to win a series of campaigns that restored and expanded transit service […]
This Bus Is For All of Us! PPT Members celebrated our year in style. After a long year of successful organizing and after 3 years of virtual gatherings, PPT Members were ready to have a good time at our Victory Party & Year-End Celebration last Friday! We had a lot to celebrate! We won a […]
PPT wins “Best Advocacy Campaign of the Year” in TransitCenter’s 2022 Frequency Awards TransitCenter is a national foundation that works to improve public transit. Its annual “Frequencies” Awards recognize outstanding work by transit agencies, workers, and organizers to improve transit service. This year, Pittsburghers for Public Transit was awarded with the Frequency Award for “Best […]