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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Rally to #SealTheDeal for climate, jobs and transit justice!

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR: Thursday, August 19, 2021 — 11:00 am CONTACT: Laura Chu Wiens, Pittsburghers for Public Transit, laura@pittsburghforpublictransit.org, (703) 424-0854 THURS 11 am: Activists in Allegheny County, PA Call on Rep. Conor Lamb to “Seal the Deal” and Pass the Full Jobs and Infrastructure Package, Prioritizing Climate Solutions, Green Jobs and Transit Justice Event […]

Welcome to the Newly Elected PPT Coordinating Committee Members, 2021-2023!

Congrats to the new PPT Coordinating Committee Members, elected to lead us 2021-2023! Pittsburghers for Public Transit is a democratic, grassroots, member-led organization and we practice what we preach. Our Coordinating Committee acts as our Board of Directors and is filled with up to 15 people who are elected to the seats by the rest […]

NEXTransit Fare Policy Recommendations are grossly inadequate, and we need to speak up!

What is NEXTransit? NEXTransit is Port Authority’s 25-year long-range plan. This is the first public planning document that Port Authority has developed in decades, and it will impact their policy and infrastructure priorities for the foreseeable future. In this final NEXTransit draft (p.38), Port Authority names fare affordability as the 2nd most highly ranked policy […]

Port Authority’s June Service Adjustments, Q2 2021, with comment from @PGH_Bus_Info Hotline

New quarterly adjustments bring an ever-so-slight increase in service levels. Overall Service remains below pre-pandemic levels. Four times every year, the Port Authority adjusts its transit schedules and routes to account for construction, road closures, rider’s requests, ridership shifts, and/or all of the other unexpected changes that might affect Pittsburgh roads.  These quarterly adjustments were […]

PPT Public Testimony at City Hearing on ARPA Spending

The City needs transparency and public input for COVID relief funding plan Earlier this month, City Council voted 7-1 to approve Mayor Peduto’s allocation plan for the $336 million in COVID relief money. This allocation plan received zero public input before it was made public, just a few days prior to 2 public hearings on […]


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Riders who use Hamnett, Roslyn, and Swissvale stations on the East Busway are not happy about changes being proposed to the P3. Learn more about these changes (AND MORE) and give your feedback before the Feb 1 deadline: Pittsburgh Regional Transit is continuing its plans for a bus rapid transit project. ... See MoreSee Less
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That's right. The new BRT service proposal cuts P3 service for any rider who uses Hamnet, Roslyn, or Swissvale stations - which eliminates their fastest connection to Oakland.Speak up before the public comment period closes on February 1st! Details here: www.pittsburghforpublictransit.org/new-changes-proposed-for-downtown-oakland-routes-give-feedback... ... See MoreSee Less
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