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.
Celebrate the major win on our campaign for more affordable transit fares and a year of successful organizing. Join PPT to celebrate all that transit riders, transit workers and neighbors can make possible when we organize together. Our Victory Party will uplift the major milestone that we achieved this Fall on our campaign for more […]
Its the most wonderful time of the year! Volunteer for one of PPT’s year-end phone banks to help us connect with members. Every year PPT volunteers make hundreds of phone calls to connect to members. We talk about people’s experiences on transit throughout the year; we invite them to our year-end celebration; and we ask […]
“¡Logros como este solo suceden cuando alzamos la voz juntos!” [Victories like this only happen when we raise our voices together!] – Delmis Cabrera, PPT Member Su membresía o donación de PPT ayudará a nuestra defensa con vecinos como Delmis para construir un sistema equitativo para todos. Your PPT membership or donation will help our […]
Very big, very good news! The application is live for the Allegheny Department of Human Services’ new Discount Fare Program. On November 17, the Allegheny County Department of Human Services launched the application for the new Discount Fares Pilot Program. Now, any person receiving EBT/SNAP benefits in September 2022 (or are the parent of a child […]
Transit riders spent years advocating for more affordable fares in Allegheny County and we won. On November 17th, our County’s first discount fares program will go live, but community organizing is needed now more than ever. For more than two and a half years, Pittsburghers for Public Transit has been advocating with transit riders and […]
PPT Hosts Fair Fares Workshops with 120+ Low-Income Riders, Develops Recommendations for the Department of Human Services Low-Income Fare Pilot Transit riders have been organizing for years for a fare-free transit program for households that receive SNAP/EBT in Allegheny County. In September, we took one big step towards that goal: the Allegheny County Department of […]