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Finally, We Can Win Better Transit from Homestead to McKeesport

It’s GO Time. Homestead to McKeesport Transit Improvements are within reach! Let’s make sure we see through to the finish line our demands for quality transit Beyond the East Busway: the Homestead to McKeesport edition.  The Context:  Years of organizing from riders led to the Port Authority’s recent adoption of the NextTransit long-range plan to build […]

We are the shelter. We are the storm: Year-End Fundraising Campaign!

“We have to care for our neighbors and be the shelter. We have to fight for them and be the storm.” – Alisa Grishman, PPT Member Your support for PPT will mean that more neighbors like Alisa will organize to win quality, affordable public transit in Allegheny County and across Pennsylvania.  A note from PPT […]

What the New Infrastructure Bill Means for Pittsburgh Transit Riders

New Infrastructure Bill will bring historic levels of funding to Port Authority for capital projects – but it will also mean historic levels of highway funding too… We need the Senate to pass the Build Back Better act for climate justice now. For the last two years, PPT members have been calling for the federal […]

TRIB OP-ED: 4 ways Pittsburgh’s mayor must improve public transit

On November 2nd, Pittsburghers elected Representative Ed Gainey to become their next mayor. In the leadup to this election, PPT’s Director Laura Chu Wiens and Member Emily Howe published an op-ed in the Trib to outline how this next mayor needs to center public transportation in their plans to build an equitable Pittsburgh for all. […]

Pittsburgh’s Future in Transit: Assessing Mayoral Candidates’ Transit Promises

#VoteTransit: Public Transit is a Mayoral Issue Local transit initiatives have the power to map Pittsburgh’s future cityscape, and along with it, improve housing equity and economic growth for all residents. While federal transit funding makes headlines as a hot-button issue in national politics, the power of local governments to bring big improvements for transit riders […]

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