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PPT Coordinating Committee Election Season 2020: Nominate Fellow Organizers to Lead PPT

Join the core team of people who coordinate the direction of Pittsburghers for Public Transit. Pittsburghers for Public Transit is a grassroots, democratic, member-led organization that fights for racial justice and public transit as a human right. PPT’s Coordinating Committee is the equivalent of our board of directors. We are looking for people who understand […]

Black Lives Matter must be at the heart of the fight for Transit Justice

Pittsburghers for Public Transit stands with the International Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) and the Labor Network for Sustainability in affirming that Black Lives Matter and calling for Justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade and Ahmaud Arbery. The outrage at a white supremacist system that is fueling protests across the country must be kept […]

Transit Equity Day Organizers in Solidarity with ATU, ATU Local 1005, Minneapolis and TWU

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Judy Asman, Labor Network for Sustainability, 714-651-6170, Basav Sen, Institute for Policy Studies, 202-997-0479 MAY 31, 2020–(TAKOMA PARK, MD)–The Coalition that organizes Transit Equity Day, which takes place each year on Rosa Parks’ birthday, stands in solidarity with Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) and its Local 1005, Minneapolis–some of whose members are refusing to transport police […]

More, Not Less: Transit Justice Townhall on Port Authority’s Covid-19 Response

Covid-19 has exposed the cracks in our system and pushed transit riders to the brink. Will our transit system rise to the occasion and support essential riders? Or will we have to fight for the change to improve our lives? What: Transit Justice Townhall on Covid-19 ResponseWhen: June 10th, 7pmWhere: via Zoom The people riding […]

Sign-up to Get Masks to Fellow Transit Riders

Transit is more important than ever. We need 50 volunteers to help PPT distribute masks to essential transit riders. Earlier this month, PPT members raised money to purchase 2,100 masks for essential workers who are riding transit every day. Now we need help packaging and distributing these masks over the next two weeks. We’re going […]