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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New Changes proposed for Downtown/Oakland Routes – Give Feedback Today!

Big service changes proposed for buses that go through Oakland, Uptown, and Downtown – Give your feedback today! The changes that are being proposed as part of PRT’s new Bus Rapid Transit service plan will have major impacts on the 61D, 71A, 71C, 71D, P3. What PRT is calling “minor changes” will additionally impact the […]

NEW VIDEO: A Look Back on PPT’s History of Winning Campaigns

A new video from PPT Board Member Dean Mougianis gives a look back at our organization’s history of winning campaigns. 2012 – PPT helped to win a more stable funding stream from our state 2013-2014 – PPT worked with neighbors and bus operators to win a series of campaigns that restored and expanded transit service […]

PPT Victory Party Photos! We Boogied Down for Transit Justice.

This Bus Is For All of Us! PPT Members celebrated our year in style. After a long year of successful organizing and after 3 years of virtual gatherings, PPT Members were ready to have a good time at our Victory Party & Year-End Celebration last Friday! We had a lot to celebrate! We won a […]

PPT Wins Prestigious National Award for Low-Income Fare Campaign

PPT wins “Best Advocacy Campaign of the Year” in TransitCenter’s 2022 Frequency Awards TransitCenter is a national foundation that works to improve public transit. Its annual “Frequencies” Awards recognize outstanding work by transit agencies, workers, and organizers to improve transit service. This year, Pittsburghers for Public Transit was awarded with the Frequency Award for “Best […]

PPT Makes National News with Win in Discount Fares Campaign

PPT campaign and members are profiled in Scripps news network story sent to news stations in 60 cities across the US. Millions of people across the country are learning about PPT’s winning campaign for a Discount Transit Fare Program in Allegheny County thanks to a new report from Jessie Cohen, a national news reporter for […]


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Riders who use Hamnett, Roslyn, and Swissvale stations on the East Busway are not happy about changes being proposed to the P3. Learn more about these changes (AND MORE) and give your feedback before the Feb 1 deadline: Pittsburgh Regional Transit is continuing its plans for a bus rapid transit project. ... See MoreSee Less
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That's right. The new BRT service proposal cuts P3 service for any rider who uses Hamnet, Roslyn, or Swissvale stations - which eliminates their fastest connection to Oakland.Speak up before the public comment period closes on February 1st! Details here: www.pittsburghforpublictransit.org/new-changes-proposed-for-downtown-oakland-routes-give-feedback... ... See MoreSee Less
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