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Public Hearing on SPIN Scooters & Mobility Needs

The City of Pittsburgh is holding a Public Hearing about the SPIN scooter program and whether they are (or are not) meeting residents’ mobility needs. Since the summer of 2021, Pittsburghers have had to learn to navigate the city’s public spaces with a new neighbor on our roads, on our sidewalks, and in our public […]

Let’s get these ACE candidates on the bus!

PPT is inviting all of the candidates running for Allegheny County Executive for a ride-along with transit riders and workers. The Allegheny County Executive is the most powerful person in Southwestern PA when it comes to public transit. So it is CRITICAL that this person understands what it’s like to ride the bus and be […]

Take action to support transit workers

Without transit workers, we have no transit system. Our transit system is short 220+ workers and our scheduled service is in decline. This Transit Worker Appreciation Day, join PPT in calling on our next Allegheny County Executive to build better public transit by addressing the worker crisis. On Saturday, March 18th, we celebrate National Transit […]

Are you part of the Free & Discount Fare Pilot? We need to hear from you!

Did you get into the new discount fare pilot program? We want to hear from you so we can advocate for a permanent, fully-free program for all. More affordable transit fares are coming to Allegheny County because transit took action – but now we need to continue our advocacy to make this a permanent program […]

Big deal! Right now! New Changes Proposed for Downtown Transit

Wait, what’s going on? PRT is proposing big changes to downtown bus routes, and you have until March 26th to give your feedback. Bus routes are undergoing a serious overhaul. Pittsburgh Regional Transit (PRT)  is proposing to redesign how buses move through Downtown Pittsburgh. This is a big deal and one that all transit riders should […]

Victory for the P3! How Riders Won

When we fight, we win! Riders spoke up, organized, and were successful in maintaining (and expanding the span of) service on the P3! Riders celebrated victory this week when it was announced that the new BRT plan would maintain P3 service to Hamnett, Roslyn and Swissvale stations on the East Busway! The beginning of 2023 […]