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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 […]

“PGH City Council Can Take Action for Transit”, Says Riders’ Press Conference

Pittsburghers for Public Transit holds a packed press conference outside City Council Chambers to release a new report and invite PGH City Council to take a more active role in advocating for improved public transit. On Wednesday, February 8th at 1 pm, Pittsburghers for Public Transit (PPT) hosted a press conference to release our new […]

Sign on to tell City Council: Transit Moves Us <3

PPT Members are meeting with City Council to talk about transit improvements. If you can’t join them, then sign on to show support! We’ll bring your signature and more in to these meetings to show this is an issue that City Council needs to take seriously.

What happened to our timepoints? New schedules make it harder to ride

Reducing Timepoints on Route Schedules Does Not Increase Schedule Reliability. Instead, it Lowers PRT Scheduling Accountability and Leaves Riders Out in the Cold for Longer. We need a timepoint for every neighborhood and one for every transfer point. Transit service in Allegheny County is in crisis. As our forthcoming report Representing our Routes will explain, […]