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O’Connor Moves to Divest from Mon Oakland Connector, and Invest in Affordable Housing

Call your Councilperson and ask them to support O’Connor’s budget amendment to divest from Mon Oakland Connector and invest in the Affordable Housing Opportunity Fund Councilmember Corey O’Connor announced on Thursday, 12/10, that he would introduce an amendment to the 2021 City Budget that would fund affordable housing, build safe sidewalks, and invest in black-owned businesses. […]

How We Won Weekend Service: Ms. Teaira Collins

“My grandmother always taught me to fight for what is right.” A message from Teaira Collins, PPT Member and Leader of the 93-Hazelwood Campaign: My son Judah is the light of my life. He has down syndrome and we never know when we’ll need the 93 to get us from our home in Hazelwood to […]

Transit Toward Transformation: Donate to PPT’s Year-end Fundraiser!

“When we expand public transit, we expand what is possible for future generations.” We’ve always known that transit is essential for riders. But this pandemic has shown us that that we’re all reliant on transit–and how it keeps the riders moving that keep us fed, who care for our sick and do the essential work […]

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: 2020 Year-End Fundraising Campaign!

We’re in Transit towards Transformation! This year, we handed out more than 2,000 cloth masks to transit riders; we held a statewide Town Hall with PA Senator Bob Casey and more than 300 riders calling for $32 billion in transit funding relief; we won permanent weekend service improvements on the 22, 39, and 93 (among […]

Wins for Affordable Housing, Transit-Supportive Development and Food Justice at the Giant Eagle Shakespeare Redevelopment

Collectively, we have won some important housing, food and transit justice victories and set a new floor for what community benefit should be expected from development without the need for public subsidy.  Over the past year and a half, neighborhood residents and organizational stakeholders from Pittsburgh United’s Housing Justice Table, Pittsburghers for Public Transit (PPT), […]

"longtime local disability advocate Paul O’Hanlon told me, “[sidewalks] take you home, to transit, to businesses, to your work. If sidewalks don’t work, then nothing works.”"New from Hazelwood Initiative, Inc. on the City's sidewalk prgm & why it needs improved: www.hazelwoodinitiative.org/post/disability-advocates-and-experts-agree-the-city-needs-safe-acces... ... See MoreSee Less
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Every Pittsburgher deserves safe sidewalks to connect them to life's essentials. When UPMC pays its fair share in taxes we can finally build public infrastructure that is accessible to all.🚨Campaign kickoff FRIDAY to push UPMC to pay its fair share: www.facebook.com/events/1078252989731427/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Such a good time partying down w members at our picnic on Wednesday! We have an awesome community and a lot to celebrate. Thanks to all who were able to join. ... See MoreSee Less
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