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Sen Toomey: will you stand up for transit? PPT Member Rahul encourages $32B for Covid recovery

On Friday, July 10th, PPT Member Rahul Amruthapuri joined immigrant justice orgs Asia Pacific American Labor Alliance, New Sanctuary Movement, CWS, NACASEK, Labor Council for Latin American Advancement and the Value Our Families coalition to speak to Senator Toomey’s office about the measures that immigrants need to in order to recover from Covid-19 and anti-immigrant […]

PPT’s 2020 Elections for Coordinating Committee Seats

Overview Pittsburghers for Public Transit is a grassroots, democratic, member-led organization that fights for racial justice and public transit as a human right.  Each July, the organization holds elections for its members to elect a slate of candidates to serve for two years on the Coordinating Committee. The Coordinating Committee is PPT’s equivalent to a […]

PPT’s Mask Distros Inspire Transit Rider Action Across the County

We’re excited that the national public transit think-tank, TransitCenter, choose to profile how Pittsburghers for Public Transit members were able to fundraise over $4,000 in 1-day, purchase thousands of masks, mobilize almost 50 volunteers to hand them out, and then organize over 100 people to turn out to our Transit Justice Townhall! What a lift! […]

Local legislators call for Port Authority to implement emergency low-income fare program

We all rely on low-income essential workers to keep us moving. Now we have to keep them moving with an emergency low-income fare program in Allegheny County. On Tuesday, June 23rd, Bethany Hallam, Allegheny County Council Member At-Large, released a letter signed by 19+ Local, County and State Legislators asking Port Authority leadership to implement […]

How to Celebrate Juneteenth in PGH 2020

Lots of incredible organizers have put together a long list of events and direct actions to celebrate Juneteenth this year. Join one, celebrate liberation, and spread the word. We’re not free until we’re all free. Friday 6/19 Antwon Rose II Action and Balloon Release Presented by Michelle Kenney, ROC Nation, 1Hood Media, and Y.B.M.Q.K. Time: […]