PPT Blog

Read our latest blog posts below:

Latest Posts

More opportunity for comments on the fare system!

Here is media coverage from the fare hearings on Tuesday June 30: Post Gazette Tribune Review Port Authority has provided the space for more conversation about the fare system. Here is a link to a multiple choice survey. And here is an opportunity to share more of your thoughts in writing. Let’s make sure they […]

Tell Port Authority what you think about their fares!

Do you want to tell Port Authority what you think about charging for Connect Cards and their fare policy, in general? Come speak at the public hearing on June 30th, 11 am to 1 pm, and 4 pm to 6 pm. Call 412-566-5187 to pre-register. The hearing is in the Port Authority board room, 345 […]

PPT celebrates as Port Authority approves extending routes to transit deserts

This morning, dozens filled the Port Authority board room to celebrate their victory after over a year of advocating for service to transit deserts. The Port Authority board voted to adopt the July 2015 to July 2016 Operating and Capital budget. It includes 3.7 million dollars for adding service, which is approximately a 2% increase […]

Port Authority proposes extending routes to transit deserts!

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** May 21, 2015 Contact: Molly Nichols Pittsburghers for Public Transit molly@pittsburghforpublictransit.org (412) 216-9659 Community voices heard as Port Authority proposes extending routes to transit deserts Port Authority presented their preliminary budget for Fiscal Year 7/2015-7/2016 to the Board’s Planning and Stakeholder Relations Committee this morning. It includes 3.7 million dollars for adding […]

Public meetings on transit between Downtown and neighborhoods East

Next week, the City is hosting public meetings to discuss proposed transit improvements and community development between Downtown and Oakland. This is an important opportunity for transit riders, transit workers, and residents to share ideas, concerns, and questions. Here is the invitation from the city, and this link provides more information: The City of Pittsburgh […]