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New Data on Low-Income Fare Program Demonstrates Rider Needs…and the Program’s Success

Allegheny County’s new zero fare/discount fare pilot project is proving to be a massive benefit for families across the county Last year, transit riders with PPT and allied organizations Just Harvest, the Pittsburgh Food Policy Council and UrbanKind Institute won a year-long low income transit fare pilot for 14,000 residents, funded and evaluated by the […]

#VoteTransit Textbank for County Exec Election

Help transit riders get to the polls to vote in the most consequential election for our transit in the last decade! Primary Election Day is fast approaching on May 16th and there is a lot at stake for public transit riders in the Allegheny County Executive race! The Allegheny County Executive has the most power […]

Action Alert! for the Next County Exec to Expand the Zero-fare Program

Free transit is on the line in the Allegheny County Executive Election on May 16! Transit riders were successful in advocating for a program to test free fares, but now YOU can help make it permanent and expanded for all low-income riders. Will you sign the petition to demand that the next Allegheny County Executive […]

Dozens of Pittsburgh Residents Call on City Council Not to Renew the Spin Scooter Pilot

Dozens of residents call on Pittsburgh City Council to end the Spin E-Scooter pilot, and to improve resident mobility through sidewalk development, bus improvements and affordable housing instead. On April 12, 2023, Pittsburgh City Council heard from the City’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI), representatives of Spin, and disability and transportation experts in a […]

VoteTransit County Executive Candidate Q&A

Transit riders must elect a #TransitChampion as our next County Executive!Primary Election is May 16thGeneral Election is November 7th Traducción al español aquí The Allegheny County Executive is the most powerful person in Southwestern Pennsylvania when it comes to public transit – so it is vital for transit riders to elect a #TransitChampion into the […]

Find out which candidates rode the bus with PPT

Recently, a number of the candidates for the office of Allegheny County Executive office took up Pittsburghers for Public Transit’s offer to ride a bus route and hear about the issues that transit riders experience daily. PPT invited every candidate for the county executive office to join in the bus ride-along. Four of them, Attorney […]