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Got a mailing list? PPT’s new Organizing Fellowship is for you

Got a mailing list? Or an organization? Help us help you and spread the word about the new Organizing Fellowship! As they say – help us help you! PPT’s Fellowship is a great opportunity for your own organization. Send your constituents through PPT’s Fellowship and equip them with skills to push your own issues forward. […]

Three Port Authority Board Members Join PPT Bus Ride-Along

PPT has been inviting members of the Port Authority Board of Directors to ride the bus with the drivers and riders who interact with the system day in and day out. These riders and operators are the unsung experts of our transit system, and they need to be brought to the table if we’re going […]

Organizations and Residents Call for Holistic Public Process on Driverless Vehicles

For three years, City leaders have made the decision to subsidize the development of Autonomous Vehicle Technology – through the use of our roadways as a test track, through the blushing pride with which our city advertises itself as a tech hub without any regulatory framework, through the $23 million new road to accommodate an […]

Nominate advocates to join PPT’s Coordinating Committee

Join the core team of people who coordinate the direction of PPT PPT’s Coordinating Committee is the equivalent of our board of directors. We are looking for people who understand the importance of our work and are looking to get more involved in directing the course of our campaigns, communications, and actions. Structure and Expectations […]

Application Open! PPT Launches New Organizing Fellowship

Who are we PITTSBURGHERS FOR PUBLIC TRANSIT (PPT) is a grassroots organization of transit riders, transit workers, and residents, mobilizing for equitable, affordable, and sustainable public transit. What we do In 2018 PPT launched our Riders Vision for Public Transit. The β€˜Riders Vision’ was created by dozens of transit riders and operators from across Allegheny […]

New Video: Ride public transit? You can make it better.

Hey Pittsburgh! You’re an expert in public transit, and you know how to make it better. Share your comments, ideas & questions about Port Authority and we’ll bring them with us when we ride the bus 1 on 1 with Port Authority Board Members. Bus running late?Any input on fares?Got a favorite bus driver? Leave […]

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Pittsburghers for Public Transit

OMG! Have you seen Summer '19's hottest transit fashion item!? πŸ–οΈπŸŒ΄πŸš

Pick yours up at the Smithfield St Customer Service Center starting June 20th, 7:30am. Quantity is limited, so expect this hot item to move fast!😁Mark your calendars! Starting Thursday, June 20th we will be piloting ConnectBands – a thin, sleek bracelet that works just like your ConnectCard. The technology embedded in the bracelet allows you to easily tap it on a farebox – paying your fare without having to search through your bag or wallet for your ConnectCard or cash.

If you are interested in participating in the pilot, stop by the Downtown Service Center at 623 Smithfield St. between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. on June 20th.

Only a limited number are available, and they will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Come early if you can!
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