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 Advocate Energy on the Pittsburgh Regional Transit Board of Directors!

County Executive Sara Innamorato appoints PPT Member Bobbie Fan to the Pittsburgh Regional Transit Board of Directors! Congratulations, Bobbie! On July 2nd, Allegheny County Council confirmed County Executive Innamorato’s appointment of Bobbie Fan to the Pittsburgh Regional Transit Board of Directors. Check out the official vote here. Bobbie Fan is a long-time member at Pittsburghers […]

Lorena in black with people in the background to her right and red and yellow in the foreground of her photo

PPT’s Summer Membership Drive is Underway: Hear the stories of our members and their transit justice why // La campaña de membresía de verano de PPT está en marcha: escuche las historias de nuestros miembros y entérate por qué luchan por mejoras en transporte público

Lorena shares her story of being a Latino member of PPT and her important work connecting communities – join as a PPT member and help Lorena organize with the Latino Community for better transit access! Lorena comparte su historia de ser miembro latino de PPT y su importante trabajo conectando comunidades – ¡únase como miembro […]

We won Half Fares, now let’s get our community enrolled!

image description: a photo of people smiling and holding “transit moves us” signs with white words spread across the photo Thank you for joining us to celebrate our VICTORY for fair fares! Now it’s time to get our community registered for this new half-fare program that will enable half-price fares for 130,000 residents! This is […]

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 […]

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