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We’re Building our Dreams Beyond the East Busway: The Homestead to McKeesport Edition.

Riders Show Up to Port Authority’s 837 Corridor Public Engagement Sessions, Help Drive the Rapid Transit Planning Process Forward.  Years of planning and organizing from Mon Valley riders on our Beyond the East Busway campaign has led to the identification and prioritization of three key corridors for safer, faster, quality transit infrastructure. All three of […]

New Fare Changes Leave Largest Inequities In Place

New Port Authority Fare Changes Do Not Remove Fare Cost Burden on Low Income and Minority Riders, and Highlight Need for a Low-Income Fare Program Effective January 1st, 2022, the Port Authority will be implementing a rolling pass program that “starts” a weekly or monthly bus pass on the first day of its usage, rather […]

New 100 Days Transit Platform Paints Achievable Vision for Incoming Mayor of Pittsburgh

Press Conference to Launch the Pittsburgh 100 Days Transit Platform lays out an ambitious but achievable workplan for the new city administration. On December 16th, riders, workers, and allies rallied in Oakland to launch the Pittsburgh 100 Day Transit Platform for the next Mayor of Pittsburgh. This platform highlights the role that the City of […]

Join us to launch the Pittsburgh 100 Days Transit Platform for the new administration

The new Mayor can afford all residents the freedom to move. Join PPT to release the new Pittsburgh 100 Days Transit Platform. As a new City administration takes office this platform can guide them in refocusing transportation, housing, and land use policy to benefit all Pittsburghers. Press Conference to release the Pittsburgh 100 Days Transit […]

Come Party With Us! 2021 Was a Year of Transit Campaigns Worth Celebrating

In 2021, PPT members brought both the SHELTER and the STORM! Join us to celebrate a year of successful (and hard-fought) transit organizing. In 2021, PPT members brought both the SHELTER and the STORM. This year was hard – the crushing effects of the pandemic, a transit death spiral, a transit funding cliff. Jobs and […]

ICYM Gainey mentioned public transit as a top priority in his inauguration address last week.Check out Tony Norman's Post Gazette article for deets, "He spoke of economic inclusion, [...] reforming public transit, [...} and “building the next generation of PGHers.”www.masstransitmag.com/management/news/21251901/pa-tony-norman-ed-gainey-offers-a-promising-begin... ... See MoreSee Less
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