Pittsburghers for Public Transit is a grassroots union of transit riders, workers and neighbors. Together we organize for an expanded, affordable and accessible public transit system that meets all needs, with no communities left behind.
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Transit troubles? Share your story and advocate for better service
Port Authority transit service is at its worse since the start of the pandemic. Has your bus not come? Have you been waiting for ages? Have the recent service cuts impacted you? Share your story and advocate for change: Canceled buses. Late arrivals. Crowding. Transit shutoffs. Over the last few weeks, Port Authority transit has […]
How Transit Can Meet the Moment with the Fern Hollow Bridge Collapse
PennDOT’s Fern Hollow Bridge Public Comment Form is OPEN Opportunity in a crash PPT Blog written by Emily Howe The collapse of the Fern Hollow Bridge on January 28, 2022 has fueled discussions at the city, state, and federal level about investing more in critical infrastructure. One outcome of these discussions is that PennDOT will […]
Transit Worker Appreciation Day 2022
Because transit workers rock, we roll. Help PPT to celebrate Transit Worker Appreciation Day, 2022 Transit workers are the muscle in our county. Each year they carry hundreds of thousands of riders to the places they need to go. They have been on the front lines through this whole pandemic working to keep our county moving […]
Safety and Service: We Need Both
Pittsburghers for Public Transit (PPT) is a grassroots union organizing for a more equitable, affordable and accessible transit system that meets all needs, with no communities left behind. We stand with transit riders and transit workers. To that end, we urge the Port Authority and ATU Local 85 to negotiate a quick and amenable resolution […]
Thank You, Mayor Gainey. Let’s move on from the MOC to real transportation solutions.
Join us in saying thank you Mayor Gainey for putting an end to the Mon Oakland Connector For over six long years, residents of Hazelwood, Four Mile Run, and the surrounding neighborhoods have organized to say that public investment needs to meet public needs. All of their efforts finally paid off on February 17th. In front […]
New Report & Webinar: Mobility for Who? Rebuilding Bridges to Transportation Justice
Scooters? Sidewalk Robots? Autonomous Vehicles? New Report and Panel Discussion Examines Who Is Left Behind In City’s Rush to Adopt Micro Mobility & Tech-Centered Development “Mobility for Who? Rebuilding Bridges to Transportation Justice” is a new report co-authored by Tech4Society and Pittsburghers for Public Transit. The report’s authors and community advocates doing work for disability […]
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