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Looking back, looking forward – ready to ride!

PPT celebrated the passage of the transportation bill in November of 2013, thanks to the support of people like you! The good news from the bill: no more service cuts. The bad news: it was designed for Port Authority to only “maintain existing service” and not to restore the service that has been cut over […]

PPT speaks at Port Authority Board meeting emphasizing the importance of public input

Here are excerpts from PPT’s comments delivered by Molly Nichols and Jonah McAllister-Erickson on January 30, 2015: We want to thank the Port Authority for being open to hearing PPT’s concerns and questions and to meeting with residents who have particular service requests. PPT and the residents appreciate the open dialogue, and as you know, […]

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Contact County Council Members to Fund Public Transit

At the county council meeting on Dec. 2, Heather Heidelbaugh put forward an amendment to the operating budget that allocated 3 million dollars from the county’s transit support fund balance (from drink tax and car rental revenue) to Port Authority’s operating budget. These funds would allow Port Authority to add more transit service. This amendment […]

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***MEDIA RELEASE***                                                                Nov 21, 2014 Contact: Molly Nichols nicholsmolly@gmail.com     (412) 216-9659 Amendment to County Drink Tax Allocation Proposed At the County Council Budget and Finance committee meeting on Thurs Nov 20, Councilwoman Green Hawkins and Councilwoman Heidelbaugh put forward an amendment to the proposed county operating budget for 2015. Co-sponsored by Councilwoman Danko, the […]