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PPT Public Testimony at City Hearing on ARPA Spending

The City needs transparency and public input for COVID relief funding plan Earlier this month, City Council voted 7-1 to approve Mayor Peduto’s allocation plan for the $336 million in COVID relief money. This allocation plan received zero public input before it was made public, just a few days prior to 2 public hearings on […]

PPT Coordinating Committee Elections 2021

Overview Pittsburghers for Public Transit is a grassroots, democratic, member-led organization that fights for racial justice and public transit as a human right.  Each July, the organization holds elections for its membership to elect a slate of candidates to serve for two years on the Coordinating Committee. The Coordinating Committee is PPT’s equivalent to a […]

Transit for All PA! Campaign Kicks-off With a 100 Transit Riders & Workers Rally in Harrisburg

On Tuesday, June 29th, more than 100 transit riders, transit workers and allies in the Transit for All PA! coalition convened on the Capitol steps to kick off the fight for a dedicated $1.65 billion dollars in annual funding for Pennsylvania public transit.  Residents of Johnstown, Scranton, Lancaster, Harrisburg, York, State College, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia travelled hundreds […]

PPT Meets With Secretary Buttigieg About Increasing Service & Affordable Fares

PPT Member Lisa Gonzalez speaks to Secretary Buttigieg about how building back better means investment in more transit service and affordable fares Carrick resident and long-time PPT Board Member Ms. Lisa Gonzalez traveled to Washington DC for a recorded conversation with US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg about the need to invest in increased transit […]

2 public meetings coming up this week on Port Authority NEXTransit draft plan! Tuesday, 7/27, 3p-7p in Schenley ParkThursday, 7/29, 10a-2p in Market SquareCheck out the plan's top projects and RSVP here: nextransit.network/ ... See MoreSee Less
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