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!
“We’re talking about for less than $5, we’re going to give people a citation up to $300,” Brandi Fisher of the Alliance for Police Accountability said during a presentation about the policy before training began. “We’ve already seen across America where very small incidents can lead to someone’s death.” from the Post Gazette article by […]
Port Authority is holding BRT community education and feedback meetings in Oakland: June 19+28 Uptown: June 20 Greenfield and Squirrel Hill: June 27 Downtown: June 28 Come out and give your input on station location, and find out your how bus service in your community will be impacted. Folks that ride the 61a, 61b, 61c, […]
A coalition of groups concerned about Port Authority’s plan to use armed police officers for fare enforcement is turning up the heat against the policy. The coalition began gathering signatures on petitions at light-rail stations Wednesday and posted a petition online to collect more signatures. In addition, there will be a public meeting at 6 […]
PPT was recently referenced in a New York Times article about Pittsburgh’s relationship to Uber. from the article: In January, Pittsburghers for Public Transit, a nonprofit representing bus drivers and riders, organized a #DeleteUber social media campaign and a street demonstration against the company’s decision to continue airport service when taxi drivers had halted rides […]