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Join the SWPA Covid19 Community Response Phonebank to support our neighbors

Join PPT to connect with our neighbors and make sure their needs are met during this time of Covid-19 The Covid-19 outbreak has laid bare the longer-term crisis of poverty and inequality in our country. Now, more than ever, we need protections for the 140million poor and dispossessed people in the U.S., not billions in […]

Transit Rider’s Open Letter: Transit Still Moves Our City

Public transit = healthcare, food access, jobs. COVID-19 must not threaten our system. Pittsburghers for Public Transit is joining transit riders across Pennsylvania and the nation to call on our elected representatives to pass a robust transit stimulus package. We need to protect and expand our public transit system during these challenging times so that we […]

Port Authority’s Q1 Service Adjustments, with comment from @PGH_Bus_Info Hotline

Each quarter the Port Authority adjusts its transit schedules and routes to account for rider’s requests, ridership shifts, construction, road closures and/or all of the other unexpected hiccups that might affect Pittsburgh roads.  Additionally, Port Authority’s new Bus Stop Consolidation program aims to eliminate 20-30% of stops in the entire system. PPT’s feelings about this […]

New Graphic Novel Series on the Future of Transit Justice

PPT members are creating a graphic novel series on transit justice, and we want you to join in PPT Members are planning big things for our March General Meeting. Together we’re creating a Transit Justice Graphic Novel series. The first topic will be on #FairFares. How will the world be different when we have organized […]

Beyond the East Busway! A Campaign Planning Meeting

On March 12th from 6 pm to 8 pm, PPT will hold a community meeting to plan next steps on the Beyond the East Busway Campaign. We want you and your neighbors involved! Pittsburghers for Public Transit is working with communities on a rider-led campaign to extend the East Busway through the Mon Valley to […]

Bus stop consolidation: PAAC must prove the benefit outweighs the harm

On February 20th, 2020  Port Authority announced that it would slow down on its plan to consolidate bus stops along all 97 of its bus routes. Instead of evaluating new routes for stop consolidation every 3-months, it will move to a 6-month schedule. This is no doubt a win for riders. The slower schedule will […]

PPT General Meeting is tonight at 7pm! Start your new year by organizing with your neighbors for transit justice.
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PPT's 1st meeting of the year is on Wed, January 13th - and we want you to organize with us! We are pushing campaigns for affordable housing and transit, affordable fares, safe+fast transit & much more.
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