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PPT Meets With Secretary Buttigieg About Increasing Service & Affordable Fares

PPT Member Lisa Gonzalez speaks to Secretary Buttigieg about how building back better means investment in more transit service and affordable fares Carrick resident and long-time PPT Board Member Ms. Lisa Gonzalez traveled to Washington DC for a recorded conversation with US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg about the need to invest in increased transit […]

Join the PPT Team: We’re Hiring for a Community Organizer!

Pittsburghers for Public Transit, a project of The Thomas Merton Center, is a grassroots 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 Summer 2021! The community organizer will work out of our Garfield office, but may work part-time remotely. […]

Testifiers Demand Port Authority Go Further With New Fare Recommendations

Public comment period closes on Port Authority’s new fare proposal. Dozens speak up for further change. Last month Port Authority proposed three changes to their fare policy: An increase in the base fare to $2.75 for those paying with CONNECT card stored value. Free Transfers for 3 Hours for those paying with CONNECT card stored […]

PPT Coordinating Committee Election Season 2021: Nominate Fellow Organizers to Lead PPT

Join the core team to coordinate the direction of Pittsburghers for Public Transit. Pittsburghers for Public Transit is a grassroots, democratic, member-led organization that fights for public transit as a human right. PPT’s Coordinating Committee is the equivalent of our board of directors. We are looking for people who understand the importance of our work […]

A Campaign to Expand Public Transit Funding in PA

Transit riders and workers across PA are coming together to expand public transit in our state – Sign on to support the campaign! Public transit operates in every single Pennsylvania county, moving millions of riders each day and employing tens of thousands of unionized workers. These PA transit riders and workers are the backbones of […]

The Sierra Club Pennsylvania Chapter Clean Transportation Team will be holding a webinar on public transit funding in PA on Monday, June 21st, at 7:00pm (as part of the SC/PA Chapter Conservation Team Summer Webinar Series). Laura Chu Wiens, Executive Director of PPT and member of Governor Wolf's Transportation Revenue Options Commission, will talk about the new statewide coalition of transit riders, workers, and advocates working to expand transit in Pennsylvania, called @TransitforAllPA -- and their Grassroots Transit Funding Platform. Click below for more information and to RSVP: tinyurl.com/36zhnn2h ... See MoreSee Less
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PPT MEETING tonight at 7pm! R S V P N O W! us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAkfuyurDIpGNHUgIP01-NcflRiiZe41GESOn the agenda!- Transit for All PA! campaign- Ms. Lisa's visit with Secretary Buttigieg- NexTransit priorities + feedback- Port Authority's 2022 budget & transparency demandsRSVP to help in these campaigns: ... See MoreSee Less
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