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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ACE 100 Days: 18,000+ Residents Said Affordable, Reliable Transit Was Important in the All-In Allegheny Survey. So What’s Next?

Image description: More than a dozen people stand on a staircase smiling and holding signs reading “All in Allegheny” and “Reliable, Modern Transportation and Infrastructure” with County Executive Sara Innamorato in the center. This past week, new County Executive Sara Innamorato completed her first 100 Days in office, posted the results of the Countywide All-In […]

PRT’s Bus Network Redesign is a Big Deal and Here’s How to Weigh In

image description: a blue, yellow and white graphic with a bus logo in the top left corner. It shares the zoom meeting info for the PRT bus network redesign meeting on April 16 from 5:30-7:00 pm, and says that meeting video and materials will be posted on the project website. Pittsburgh Regional Transit (PRT) is […]

Pre-Rally Meeting! Why We Fight for TransitForAllPA!

Join this pre-rally meeting to connect with transit riders and transit workers from across the state to talk about the critical importance of transit for all Pennsylvania! Help us shape our messaging for the rally on April 30th and determine which Elected Officials we need to turn up the heat on.  Learn more about the Mo’ […]

Meet PPTs Newest Communications Intern, Spencer!

Meet Spencer Jackson! PPT’s newest intern, and a Pittsburgh-based Graphic Designer. Learn a little more about Spencer by reading his bio and some interview answers below: Spencer is a seasoned graphic design professional skilled in innovation consulting and brand development. With a sharp eye for detail and a flair for creativity, he consistently delivers exceptional […]

Mo’ Money Mo’ Service! Rally+Lobby Day for Transit to Move All PA!

Transit Rider+Worker Rally in Harrisburg on April 30th will urge state politicians to connect our communities and pass the first increase to transit funding in over a decade – Join us!   Whether we are black or white, whether we live in big cities, small towns, or rural communities, all Pennsylvanians deserve safe, reliable, dignified […]

PPT Uses New Complete Streets Advisory Group to Encourage Better Transit Infrastructure

PPT Members Organize for Transit Streets with the Renewed Complete Streets Advisory Group PPT members have been organizing for accessible and safe transit streets for several years now, beginning with the Pittsburgh mayoral race of 2021, and with specific policy goals outlined in the Pittsburgh 100 Day Transit Platform. Last fall, PPT won one of […]

PPT’s Spring Training Has Us Blooming New Skills & We Want You to Join Us!

PPT’s Spring Training for organizers and activists will build new skills & grow our organizer family. Share your ideas for workshops and training topics + reserve your spot at the May 4th training by RSVP’ing today! Its springtime! And the perfect time to kick our transit just organizing up a notch by honing our existing […]

BIG CONSTRUCTION on the Red Line will close it all Summer

The Red Line will be closed all summer due to some big (and important) construction projects. See more about the project details on PRT’s website here. The good news is that this is the type of work that only needs to get done every 30-40 years……the bad news is that it’s finally time for PRT […]

‘Cus Workers Rock, We Roll: Support Transit Worker Appreciation Day March 18

This Transit Worker Appreciation Day, March 18th, help workers, riders, and our system by calling for better schedules. Tell your story today to build the demand for better, more accurate scheduling. Bad schedules are bad news for both workers and riders using our transit system. If you’ve been riding the routes the last few years […]

Digitally what? Digitally organize! Meet Daeja Baker, PPT’s New Digital Organizer.

Meet Daeja, newest member of PPT and our first digital organizer! We’ve hired a digital organizer! PPT is growing its organizational capacity bringing its staff from four to five. Daeja has organized in Pittsburgh for 15 years and founded Pittsburgh Feminists for Intersectionality in 2017, a base that she has used to organize across several […]

Elected Officials, Advocates Build Gameplan for Better+More Transit Service

PPT roundtable highlights how legislators at all levels of government can expand funding to improve & expand our buses, trains, and access to opportunity On February 20th, more than 70 elected officials, their staff, and local transit advocates gathered to chart a way forward to improve transit service quality by increasing funding for PRT operations. […]

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