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Help push the Beyond the East Busway Campaign over the goal line

If you follow Pittsburghers for Public Transit’s work, you know we’ve spent the last three months executing a campaign with residents of the Mon Valley & Eastern Suburbs to build a grassroots vision for expanding great transit Beyond the East Busway. If you don’t follow our work, welcome! You can check out more about our […]

Why on-demand transit wouldn’t work for Hazelwood

In his recent article “What is “Microtransit” For?”, transit expert Jarrett Walker breaks down why microtransit, like an on-demand shuttle, isn’t a transportation solution for a site like Hazelwood Green. His reasoning underscores the points that PPT and residents of these neighborhoods have been saying all along: Any Mon-Oakland Connector project that focuses on micro/on-demand/autonomous […]

Port Authority’s Q3 Service Adjustments, with comment from @PGH_Bus_Info Hotline

Each quarter the Port Authority adjusts its transit schedules and routes to account for rider’s requests, ridership shifts, construction, road closures and/or all of the other unexpected hiccups that might affect Pittsburgh roads.  In case you missed it, the most recent set of schedule adjustments will go into effect on Sunday, Sept. 1st, 2019. You […]

After 3 Years, City Council Takes Up Questions of Driverless Vehicles

Last Month, after publishing its literature review “Wait, Who’s Driving This Thing?: Bringing the Public to the Autonomous Vehicle Table“, Pittsburghers for Public Transit worked with Councilmembers Theresa Kail-Smith, Deb Gross, and Corey O’Connor to hold the first City-sponsored conversation on the effects of Autonomous Vehicles. This was the first time that the Council has […]

Votes Are In: PPT Membership Elects New Coordinating Committee Members

Pittsburghers for Public Transit believes in transparency, accountability, public participation, democracy, collaboration, and shared leadership. And we want to practice what we preach. So each year PPT runs an open nomination and election process for our general membership to choose 5 people to serve on our Coordinating Committee (aka our Board of Directors). The Coordinating […]

Pick up the phone and make change.

You can help PPT reconnect with 500 people who participated in the Beyond the East Busway survey. We want to give a campaign update and discuss next steps.

Phonebank scheduled for Tues, 5-8pm, 5129 Penn Ave. RSVP here:
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#RADdays are coming up - Sept 19 - Oct 13!

Free admission to dozens of amazing and beautiful institutions that your tax-dollars make possible.

Celebrate yourself. Celebrate your neighbor. Celebrate Pittsburgh.
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Excellent video on the Beyond the East Busway Campaign from Senator Jay Costa!

If you haven't yet, participate in the grassroots transit planning tool here:
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