Read our latest blog posts below:
Help PPT Kickoff New Discount Fare Program
Transit riders spent years advocating for more affordable fares in Allegheny County and we won. On November 17th, our County’s first discount fares program will go live, but community organizing is needed now more than ever. For more than two and a half years, Pittsburghers for Public Transit has been advocating with transit riders and […]
Rider Recommendations for a Successful Discounted Transit Fare Program
PPT Hosts Fair Fares Workshops with 120+ Low-Income Riders, Develops Recommendations for the Department of Human Services Low-Income Fare Pilot Transit riders have been organizing for years for a fare-free transit program for households that receive SNAP/EBT in Allegheny County. In September, we took one big step towards that goal: the Allegheny County Department of […]
Transit Riders Win Discounted Fares- Now Let’s Make them Permanent!
More affordable fares are coming to our transit system because transit riders took action – but we need to continue organizing to make sure these discounted fares are made permanent and available to all. Take part in the pilot program and help make affordable fares permanent for all SNAP households in Allegheny County. Now, we […]
Disability Advocates Criticize New MovePGH Report
In their newly-released “Move PGH Mid-Pilot Report”, DOMI and Move PGH are Spin Doctors for Spin Move PGH and the City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) recently released the “Move PGH Mid-Pilot Report” that provides their assessment of year one of a two-year pilot “to bring Mobility as a Service (MaaS) to […]
Join the team! PPT is hiring a full-time community organizer!
Fall 2022 Pittsburghers for Public Transit is a grassroots nonprofit organization of public transit riders, workers, and residents who defend and expand public transit. We are seeking a full-time community organizer to start in Winter 2022. The community organizer will work out of our Garfield office, but may work part-time remotely. The primary responsibilities will […]
See the New Service Adjustments to PRT Schedules Q3 2022
Link to Port Authority’s list of upcoming service changes. This month’s changes are less severe than the last two quarters (where service was cut more than 6%), so we’re grateful. However, we’re still operating with significantly less service than before the pandemic. Riders deserve an ambitous and transparent Operations Plan from PRT, so that they […]