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Join the team! PPT is hiring a full-time community organizer!

September 21st, 2022 Pittsburghers for Public Transit is a grassroots nonprofit organization of public transit riders, workers, and residents who defend and expand public transit.  We are seeking a full-time community organizer to start in Fall 2022. The community organizer will work out of our Garfield office, but may work part-time remotely. The primary responsibilities […]

See the New Service Adjustments to PRT Schedules Q3 2022

Link to Port Authority’s list of upcoming service changes. This month’s changes are less severe than the last two quarters (where service was cut more than 6%), so we’re grateful. However, we’re still operating with significantly less service than before the pandemic. Riders deserve an ambitous and transparent Operations Plan from PRT, so that they […]

Transit Network Redesign Has Big Potential and a Few Pitfalls to Avoid

A redesign of the entire transit system will begin with Downtown, and it kicks off 8/23. We need to ensure that PRT is committed to expanding service and reversing recent cuts, by making our voices heard at public meetings, on-line surveys, or at any of their 8 pop-up events this month. When PRT released it’s […]

Get union strong with PPT & ATU at Labor Day Parade ’22

Join PPT and Amalgamated Transit Union Local 85 as we march in the first in-person Labor Day Parade since the pandemic’s start! PPT is a grassroots union of both transit riders and transit workers. We know that we are the ones using the system every day and that together, we have the knowledge needed to […]

Hottest transit event of the season: PPT Summer Party (PHOTOS!)

PPT Members got together for the first in-person celebration since the start of the pandemic – the result was a magic summer party On August 10th, at the Bartlett Shelter in Schenley Park, PPT Members had reason to celebrate. It was the organization’s Summer Party and the first time that Members had gotten together in-person. […]

Election Results! New Board Members Elected to Lead Pittsburghers for Public Transit

Congratulations to the new PPT Board Members, elected by our general membership to lead us 2022-2024! Pittsburghers for Public Transit is a democratic, grassroots, member-led organization and we practice what we preach. So each Spring into Summer our members participate in a democratic process to determine a new group of leaders who will join our […]