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PPT General membership meeting on November 17th

The PPT General Membership meeting is this Saturday, November 17th at 10am  at the Thomas Merton Center, 5129 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224. Agenda includes: Up/down vote on nominations for Coordinating Committee: Paul O’Hanlon and Mel Packer Report from subgroups: outreach, media, direct organizing, etc. Reports on Hill Consensus Group meeting, PCRG forums on Transit […]

Transit Bill of Rights

At the last general membership meeting on October 20th, Pittsburghers for Public Transit voted on a Transit Bill of Rights: Members of our community need public mass transit for basic mobility and access to work, school, hospitals, shopping areas, recreational facilities, polling places, places of worship, and families and friends. Public mass transit is a […]

NEXT MEETING: Sat Nov 17, 2012. 10 am at Thomas Merton Center. (General membership meetings are the 3rd Saturday of each month)This website and all our educational materials are currently being redesigned – stay tuned for some big changes. Here’s a basic summary of the Proposal for Organization, Strategy, Tactics, Activities that was revised and voted for […]

NEXT PPT MEETING: Saturday, October 20th, at 10 am at The Thomas Merton Center (5129 Penn Ave).Join a team of transit drivers, riders, and supporters working together to defend and expand mass transportation in our region.  Come to find out how you can contribute to local and statewide campaigns to secure long-term, dedicated transit funding.  We’ll be sharing news […]

PPT in the News: The Transit Crisis Isn’t Over

On October 11th, members of the ATU’s Local 85 voted to ratify a contract that included $60 million in concessions over the next four years.  Their actions, along with funds from the state and county, averted the devastating 35% service cut that had been slated to take effect in September.  However, all of this is […]