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Time Is Running Out! Regional Plan Needs Big Vision For Public Transit

The Southwest Transportation Commission is revising its long-term transportation plan for the entire SWPA region. Public meeting is being held on 6/8. Deadline for public comment is 6/9. Take a Look: Big plans are in progress for public transit in Allegheny County (and the whole Southwest PA region including Beaver, Butler, Westmoreland County and 6 […]

Find Out the Secret Recipe for PPT’s Newest Organizer, Nicole!

Meet Nicole Gallagher! PPT’s newest staff member, and the organization’s second Community Organizer. In her own words, here’s the secret recipe: Recipe for a PPT Organizer: 9 years labor organizer with Unite Here 20 years proud service industry worker  A dash of local, diy Pittsburgh organizing Several ounces of personal and family history of riding […]

People Power! Not Techy Products.

People Power! Not Techy Products. A Funeral Parade for the Mon Oakland Connector and Birth Day Picnic for a New Day of Community-Driven Process Sunday, June 11, 2023 – 1pm Parade start at Panther HollowParade end and picnic at the playground in The RunPicnic Potluck until 4pm-ish Out with the bad, in with the good! […]

Take the #VoteTransit Pledge to elect a champion for public transit

Transit riders! Make the pledge to #VoteTransit this Election Day to put a County Executive in office who will do the most for transit riders and our transit system Voters will roll to the polls to elect a new leader for the MOST POWERFUL REGIONAL OFFICE FOR PUBLIC TRANSIT, the Allegheny County Executive. The County […]

Join Our Board! 2023 Nominations Are Open To Be A Leader for Transit Justice

Join the core team to coordinate the strategic direction of Pittsburghers for Public Transit. Nominations open until July 5th. Voting open from July 12th to 31st. Pittsburghers for Public Transit is a grassroots union of transit riders, transit workers and neighbors. We fight for a public transit system that is expanded, reliable, accessible and affordable […]