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“But we still need transit”: PPT’s Low-Income Fare Survey

COVID hit us hard. But we still need transit. COVID has caused thousands of us to lose jobs and income. But we still need transit to access life’s essentials: food, healthcare, jobs, housing, family. Now more than ever, the Port Authority needs to start a low-income fare program. This would support riders, and support everyone […]

ACCESS IS L♥VE: Help PPT make our organization and its work more accessible

Help PPT build an access-centered movement. Take the PPT Accessibility Survey now In efforts to make Pittsburghers for Public Transit (PPT) a more accessible organization, we are conducting a survey to identify areas we need to improve on and things we can do differently. Your thoughts irrespective of whether you attended a meeting or took […]

Final Meeting on Updates to Bus Rapid Transit Plan

PAT’s Final meeting as Downtown-Oakland-East End BRT system nears completion will be held Thursday, 1/28 at 6pm For those of you who have followed the Downtown-Oakland Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project, you’ll know about the vital part that transit rider organizing has played in bringing more equity to this project. For those who may not […]

PPT’s Year-end Fundraising Drive is a success, with 320+ people raising $19,500

PPT members are ready to organize for transformation Pittsburghers for Public Transit is proud to announce that we far exceeded even our reach goal for the organization’s 2020 year-end fundraiser – “Transit Towards Transformation” – with over 320 people helping to raise $19,500! These dollars and the community who raised them are absolutely essential for […]

Transit Riders Act: Stop Solitary Confinement, Pass Breonna’s Law

Help bring an end to solitary confinement at the Allegheny County Jail, and pass Breonna’s Law to end no-knock warrants because transit justice is an intersectional issue! Join members of Pittsburghers for Public Transit to support the county-wide effort to end Solitary Confinement and pass Breonna’s Law to ban no-knock warrants. These campaigns are being […]

Transit Toward Transformation! Victory for McKees Rocks Weekend Service

“We rely heavily on the 22-McCoy. We use it for everything.” Last month, Port Authority announced that it would extend weekend service to 99% of all Local routes. This decision brought victory to 6 different communities who organized neighborhood service restoration campaigns with PPT! System-wide weekend service will truly be transformative for Allegheny County. For […]