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How We Won Weekend Service: Ms. Teaira Collins

“My grandmother always taught me to fight for what is right.”A message from Teaira Collins, PPT Member and Leader of the 93-Hazelwood Campaign:My son Judah is the light of my life. He has down syndrome and we never know when we’ll need the 93 to get us from our home in Hazelwood to Children’s Hospital, […]

Transit Toward Transformation: Donate to PPT’s Year-end Fundraiser!

“When we expand public transit, we expand what is possible for future generations.” We’ve always known that transit is essential for riders. But this pandemic has shown us that that we’re all reliant on transit–and how it keeps the riders moving that keep us fed, who care for our sick and do the essential work […]

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: 2020 Year-End Fundraising Campaign!

We’re in Transit towards Transformation! This year, we handed out more than 2,000 cloth masks to transit riders; we held a statewide Town Hall with PA Senator Bob Casey and more than 300 riders calling for $32 billion in transit funding relief; we won permanent weekend service improvements on the 22, 39, and 93 (among […]

Wins for Affordable Housing, Transit-Supportive Development and Food Justice at the Giant Eagle Shakespeare Redevelopment

Collectively, we have won some important housing, food and transit justice victories and set a new floor for what community benefit should be expected from development without the need for public subsidy.  Over the past year and a half, neighborhood residents and organizational stakeholders from Pittsburgh United’s Housing Justice Table, Pittsburghers for Public Transit (PPT), […]

PA Transit Riders Call for Equity and Racial Justice in the Regional Low-Carbon Transportation Program

Comments Submitted to the Transportation and Climate Initiative from Pittsburghers for Public Transit and Philly Transit Rider’s Union 10/30/20 Dear Governors and Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) Leaders: Transit rider member organizations have participated in the TCI MOU discussions for several years, and have constituencies that include frontline communities in the Philadelphia and Pittsburgh region. […]

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Pittsburghers for Public Transit

2020 has been a tough year. But progress is still possible: this past week, Port Authority began running new and permanent weekend service on the 20, 22, 29, 36, 39, 60, 74, 93 routes!

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