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PPT’s Statement on the Killing of Bruce Kelley, Jr.

Feb 11, 2016 Contact: Molly Nichols, 412-216-9659, molly@pittsburghforpublictransit.org Pittsburghers for Public Transit is deeply concerned and upset about the killing of Bruce Kelley, Jr. by Port Authority police. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this difficult time. We are also deeply concerned about the use of the police dog on a person, […]

2016 Fare Policy Public Hearings

Port Authority will officially open discussion on it’s fare policy proposal today! We are encouraging folks to come out to the hearings, learn more about the proposal, and tell the Port Authority what you think!

PPT in the News

It’s A Bird, It’s A Plane, It’s A Super Stop PPT community organizer, Molly Nichols, called in to Essential Pittsburgh to discuss the new super stop at Smithfield and 6th downtown. PPT would to thank Mayor Peduto and Envision Downtown for looking out for the 6,500 riders that use this stop everyday. New Transit App […]

Media Release: Transit Rider Real Time Campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Campaign to Encourage Transit Riders’ Use of Real Time Technology Pittsburgh, PA – January 25, 2016 – Pittsburghers for Public Transit is organizing a series of Downtown canvassing days to spread awareness of real time services available to transit riders. In the cold winter months waiting for a bus can be increasingly […]

News for 1/18-1/22/16

Don’t forget to register for the Summit Against Racism! Join us on Saturday 1/23 for a full day of discussion and learning. We are participating in a panel at 230 pm, on “Building Equitable Communities: Strategies for Tenant and Community Organizing.” Long Hall, Pgh Theological Seminary, Room 216 -Track – Housing SESSION BLOCK 3 – […]

PPT supports Port Authority’s proposed fare reduction!

Port Authority proposed a new fare policy that includes reducing the Zone 2 fare from 3.75 to 2.50. This is great news! Other details of the proposal are here. These are our responses. The public comment period lasts for 60 days and we hope riders come out to tell Port Authority what they think! More details […]