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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“PGH City Council Can Take Action for Transit”, Says Riders’ Press Conference
Pittsburghers for Public Transit holds a packed press conference outside City Council Chambers to release a new report and invite PGH City Council to take a more active role in advocating for improved public transit. On Wednesday, February 8th at 1 pm, Pittsburghers for Public Transit (PPT) hosted a press conference to release our new […]
Read PPT’s New Report! Representing Our Routes: The State of Public Transit & How the City Can Improve It
Transit riders release a new report to give the state of public transit in the City of Pittsburgh and outline steps for the City to improve it Transit moves us. In the City of PIttsburgh, tens of thousands of residents—and the businesses that they work at and patronize—rely on affordable, timely transit service. Transit should […]
Sign on to tell City Council: Transit Moves Us <3
PPT Members are meeting with City Council to talk about transit improvements. If you can’t join them, then sign on to show support! We’ll bring your signature and more in to these meetings to show this is an issue that City Council needs to take seriously.
What happened to our timepoints? New schedules make it harder to ride
Reducing Timepoints on Route Schedules Does Not Increase Schedule Reliability. Instead, it Lowers PRT Scheduling Accountability and Leaves Riders Out in the Cold for Longer. We need a timepoint for every neighborhood and one for every transfer point. Transit service in Allegheny County is in crisis. As our forthcoming report Representing our Routes will explain, […]
REPORT RELEASE Representing Our Routes: The State of Public Transit and How the City Can Improve It
Transit riders release a new report to give the state of public transit in the City of Pittsburgh and outline steps for the City to improve it Public transportation is a lifeline for tens of thousands of City of Pittsburgh residents. City Council representatives along with Mayor Gainey’s administration have an important but often overlooked […]
New Changes proposed for Downtown/Oakland Routes – Give Feedback Today!
Big service changes proposed for buses that go through Oakland, Uptown, and Downtown – Give your feedback today! The changes that are being proposed as part of PRT’s new Bus Rapid Transit service plan will have major impacts on the 61D, 71A, 71C, 71D, P3. What PRT is calling “minor changes” will additionally impact the […]
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