• Pittsburghers for Public Transit marched alongside thousands of Union members from all across the state including ATU local 85. Unions of every type are what keeps those in power held to account and we appreciate all the work that they do.

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Pittsburghers for Public Transit

We are a grassroots organization of riders, drivers, and advocates working to defend and expand public transit. We believe that transit is a human right: everyone should have access to safe, affordable, and environmentally-sustainable transit operated by union drivers paid living wages. Join us in keeping the public in public transit!

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PPT Testimony at City Council about the Climate Action Plan

On Wednesday, November 29, dozens of climate and grassroots community activists testified at Pittsburgh City Council chambers about Pittsburgh’s proposed Climate Action Plan. PPT issued the following call to our elected officials: The Pittsburgh climate action plan has positive, attainable goals for public transit in our region, and highlights the importance of public transit in building […]

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PPT Writes Open Letter to Incoming Port Authority CEO Kelleman

PPT submitted an open letter highlighting our transit priorities, published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on 11/26. Writing credit is largely due to PPT Board Member Dean Mougianis:   “The Port Authority has hired a new CEO, and Pittsburghers for Public Transit would like to warmly welcome Katharine Kelleman to this region (Nov. 9, “Port Authority Hires […]

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Pittsburgh School Board Comes Out in Opposition to Criminalizing Transit Riders

Image of Commuters on the T: Photo Credit Darrell Sapp/Post-Gazette   The Pittsburgh Public School board joins the Coalition against Policing on the T to endorse a civil fare checking process, with civilian fare ambassadors. Our gratitude is extended to Moira Kaleida, school board representative of Brookline and Beechview, for drafting the powerful letter, to […]