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Bringing the Public to the Autonomous Vehicle Table

Pittsburghers deserve a public conversation about driverless vehicles in our city. Pittsburghers for Public Transit believes that residents are long-overdue for a public conversation about the autonomous vehicles that have been roaming our streets for the last three years. There are now five different companies testing their technology in our neighborhoods and millions of tax-payer […]

Organizing Fellows Lead Beyond the East Busway Outreach

PPT is ecstatic to announce that the 1st cohort of Beyond the East Busway Fellows has been trained and is currently leading campaign outreach in the Mon Valley and eastern suburbs. These 8 talented organizers all have deep connections to these communities. They personally understand the importance of transit and are ready to build a […]

Media Roundup: Beyond the East Busway

Pittsburgh media was eager to cover the release of PPT’s new Beyond the East Busway participatory transit planning tool. Within hours, 5 local outlets had covered the release and dozens of people had completed the tool. We’re encouraged to have this coverage. This grassroots participation is what we need to drive transit expansion in our […]

Beyond the East Busway Tool is Live!

On Wednesday, June 25th, Pittsburghers for Public Transit (PPT) launched a grassroots planning tool for transit riders and residents to envision better public transit for the Mon Valley and Eastern Suburbs. This innovative transit mapping tool, entitled Beyond the East Busway, emerges from the belief that those most impacted by planning decisions are best-suited to […]

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Pittsburghers for Public Transit

If the City of Pittsburgh won't provide space for residents to decide how driverless vehicles are deployed in their neighborhoods - then we've got to make it ourselves.

PPT is LIVE in Hazelwood - a neighborhood where the City plans to deploy an experimental driverless shuttle - to release our new Literature Review about the impacts of Driverless Vehicle Technology, and start the conversation that PGH residents have long-deserved.

See the full text of "Wait, Who's Driving This Thing?: Bringing the Public To the Autonomous Vehicle Table" here:
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