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WTAE Channel 4 Features PPT alongside PRT CEO and Rich Fitzgerald

WTAE Channel 4 agrees: transit rider advocacy plays a critical role in the future of transit service in Allegheny County. PPT’s organizing is featured alongside agency CEO and ex-Executive of Allegheny County In their first WTAE Listens episode of 2024, Channel 4 got right to one of Allegheny County’s most pressing issues as we enter […]

The East Busway is Being Extended to Monroeville – Now Lets Keep Organizing

New $142.3 million grant marks the next phase in residents’ successful campaign to extend the East Busway Transit riders, residents, businesses, and elected officials in the Mon Valley and Eastern Suburbs have been working hard to extend the East Busway’s benefits into their communities. After years of organizing to uplift the demand for better transit, […]

Wins for More Language Access on Transit

Casa San Jose and Pittsburghers for Public Transit Celebrate Pittsburgh Regional Transit’s Steps Toward Language Equity! You may have noticed that starting the week of December 10th, Pittsburgh Regional Transit (PRT) began playing bilingual announcements in English and Spanish at select train stations along the Red Line! PRT also added Spanish language access on its […]

Transit Justice Year-end Victory Party! with Awards + Photos!

Sweet victory! It was an all-out celebration at our year-end victoy party last week. YET AGAIN! We were overjoyed to close out another year of organizing with a tremendous victory party with all of our members. This one was probably our biggest yet! with more than 100 people coming from all parts of the county. […]

ACTION ALERT: Support the “Stronger Communities Through Better Transit Act”

Help push for more funding for more service in our systems! Ask your Representatives and Senators to support the “Stronger Communities Through Better Transit Act” today! Pittsburghers for Public Transit went to Washington DC to talk about how public transit, like trains and buses, and accessible walking and bike routes, give us a healthy, clean, […]