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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Pick up the phone for the future of transit justice

Volunteer for one of PPT’s Summer phone banks to help us connect with members. Every year PPT volunteers make hundreds of phone calls to connect with members. We talk about people’s experiences on transit throughout the year; we invite them to our summer picnic; we ask for their continued support of our work. This year, […]

PRT’s Ridership Decline (And How to Reverse It)

Authored by the PPT Research Committee, 6/10/24 Pittsburgh’s getting national recognition, and it’s not good.  Over the last two weeks, a chart has been circulating on social media showing the change in transit ridership from 2023-2024 as we emerge from the low-point of the pandemic.  Notably, of the top 25 cities for bus ridership in […]

VICTORY: Transit Riders Win Permanent Discounted-Fare Program called “Allegheny Go”!

The County’s new Allegheny Go program will enable half-price fares for 130,000 residents! Transit riders celebrate this announcement as a major step toward a more accessible transit system for all. Whether you’re Black or white, whether you’re rich or poor, the price of transportation should never keep you from the food, healthcare, and the things […]

First-ever PPT Spring Training was a HUGE SUCCESS!

PPT’s Spring Training was a SUCCESS! So much energy, so many workshops, so many members built build bonds together. Our organizing will be stronger because of it all! It is with great joy that PPT members declare our first-ever day-long organizer training a HUGE SUCCESS! For the last two months a Planning Committee of 9 […]

Join Our Board! Nominations Are Open for PPT’s 2024 Board Elections

Join the leadership team to coordinate the strategic direction of Pittsburghers for Public Transit. Nominations open until July 7th. Voting open from July 10th to 31st. Pittsburghers for Public Transit is a grassroots union of transit riders, transit workers and neighbors. We fight for a public transit system that is expanded, reliable, accessible and affordable […]

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. Reserve your spot at the May 4th training by RSVP’ing today! PPT Spring Training for Members, Organizers and Activists! Saturday May 4th, 9am-3pm (with Happy Hour social time after!), at the Friends Meeting House, 4836 Ellsworth Ave. Its springtime! […]

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. Transit riders and workers are setting the agenda and continuing to work toward our goals This past week, new County Executive Sara […]

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 […]

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