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.

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Riders Rally to Stop Cuts, Call for Improvements!

Riders TURNED OUT Friday to speak directly to the board and call for a stop to these cuts. SUPPORT THE CALL for BRT improvements by signing the petition today! Did you hear? This Friday, PPT members and allies came together to protest proposed service cuts to the 61 and 71 bus routes–and it was absolute […]

Sign the Petition: Demand that PRT Reverse the Cuts!

Reverse the cuts! Take action by signing the petition to PRT. We want a rapid transit plan that brings more access, not less. Major service changes went into effect on October 1st. These changes included major service cuts on the 61D Murray, 71A Negley, 71C Point Breeze, and 71D Hamilton, and changes on nearly 40 […]

Changes Are Coming Oct 1! 40 Routes Will Have New Schedules. Read More Here.

Big changes are slated to start October 1st. Learn more in the blog and sign up to make your voice heard. Throughout the year, PRT makes a number of “service adjustments” to routes throughout the system. These service adjustments are typically minor changes to accommodate for things like construction detours or a stop relocation. But […]

Rally and Testify! New Changes Shouldn’t Set Us Back

New changes to the 71s and 61s and other routes need to benefit riders! RSVP to join us at the rally and testify to the PRT Board of Directors BRT improvements should improve our transit access, not set us back. Join the rally to speak up for change! The changes proposed to accommodate the new […]

100+ Riders Join PRT’s BRTx Meeting to Raise Concerns

Over 100 people attended PRT’s meeting to call for BRT investments to expand access, not limit it More than 100 riders attended PRT’s info session last night to voice serious concerns about changes being made to the 61D, 71A, 71C, and 71D because of the new BRTx (Bus Rapid Transit University Line) service plan. According […]