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Join the celebration! Rider victories can make it all possible

RSVP below and reach out to PPT if you have any questions or accessibility needs, 551-206-3320 or info@pittsburghforpublictransit.org. La invitación en español está abajo Celebrate the major win on our campaign for more affordable transit fares and a year of successful organizing. Join PPT to celebrate all that transit riders, transit workers and neighbors can […]

Calling All Transit Advocates! Volunteer to Pick Up the Phone for PPT

Its the most wonderful time of the year! Volunteer for one of PPT’s year-end phone banks to help us connect with members. Every year PPT volunteers make hundreds of phone calls to connect to members. We talk about people’s experiences on transit throughout the year; we invite them to our year-end celebration; and we ask […]

New Discount Fares Pilot Application is LIVE!

Very big, very good news! The application is live for the Allegheny Department of Human Services’ new Discount Fare Program. On November 17, the Allegheny County Department of Human Services launched the application for the new Discount Fares Pilot Program. Now, any person receiving EBT/SNAP benefits in September 2022 (or are the parent of a child […]

Help PPT Kickoff New Discount Fare Program

Transit riders spent years advocating for more affordable fares in Allegheny County and we won. On November 17th, our County’s first discount fares program will go live, but community organizing is needed now more than ever. For more than two and a half years, Pittsburghers for Public Transit has been advocating with transit riders and […]

Rider Recommendations for a Successful Discounted Transit Fare Program 

PPT Hosts Fair Fares Workshops with 120+ Low-Income Riders, Develops Recommendations for the Department of Human Services Low-Income Fare Pilot Transit riders have been organizing for years for a fare-free transit program for households that receive SNAP/EBT in Allegheny County. In September, we took one big step towards that goal: the Allegheny County Department of […]