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Use this $$$ to build the best bus stops ever [with pics!]

This new URA grant program is an amazing opportunity for residents in the City of Pittsburgh to improve transit amenities in their neighborhood. The Neighborhood Initiatives Fund (NIF) Program will “provide grants in order to help unlock the economic and placemaking potential within neighborhoods; support vision-to-action community investment strategies that build an equitable Pittsburgh; and […]

Electric Buses in PA: The Time Is NOW

On Tuesday, September 17th, Pittsburghers for Public Transit joined our allies PennEnvironment, PennFuture and the Clean Air Council to unveil a new report from PennEnvironment and PennPIRG: “Volkswagon Settlement State Scorecards“. The report grades states on how they are using monies from the massive $4.3 Billion settlement paid by Volkswagon in 2016 after they were […]

Help push the Beyond the East Busway Campaign over the goal line

If you follow Pittsburghers for Public Transit’s work, you know we’ve spent the last three months executing a campaign with residents of the Mon Valley & Eastern Suburbs to build a grassroots vision for expanding great transit Beyond the East Busway. If you don’t follow our work, welcome! You can check out more about our […]

Why on-demand transit wouldn’t work for Hazelwood

In his recent article “What is “Microtransit” For?”, transit expert Jarrett Walker breaks down why microtransit, like an on-demand shuttle, isn’t a transportation solution for a site like Hazelwood Green. His reasoning underscores the points that PPT and residents of these neighborhoods have been saying all along: Any Mon-Oakland Connector project that focuses on micro/on-demand/autonomous […]

Port Authority’s Q3 Service Adjustments, with comment from @PGH_Bus_Info Hotline

Each quarter the Port Authority adjusts its transit schedules and routes to account for rider’s requests, ridership shifts, construction, road closures and/or all of the other unexpected hiccups that might affect Pittsburgh roads.  In case you missed it, the most recent set of schedule adjustments will go into effect on Sunday, Sept. 1st, 2019. You […]

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Happy Indigenous Peoples Day! 💙💙

Today is a good day to reflect on the tragedies of colonialism and white supremacy.

Our country's economic system is *still* benefiting off of a legacy of stolen land and stolen peoples.

So today, honor indigenous lives.
And tomorrow, fight for indigenous sovereignty.
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