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Members Make PPT: Join 10yr Anniversary Membership Drive & Fundraiser

No Service, No Survival. Join or renew your PPT Membership today. After a decade of transit rider organizing, PPT is winning campaigns and building the movement for transit justice – but we need you now more than ever. People have always been on the front lines fighting for transit justice in Pittsburgh. Whether from disabled […]

The New Direction That Riders Want for Our Transit Agency

We welcome a new direction, so long as it is one that expands service, fare affordability, and accessibility for all. Today the Port Authority unveiled the new name for the transit system that we ride every day: Pittsburgh Regional Transit (PRT). The website announces the change with a banner that reads, “New Name. New Direction.”.  […]

PPT Featured on High Frequency Podcast from TransitCenter

High Frequency podcast interviews PPT’s Director and discusses our successful campaign over the Mon Oakland Connector and launch of Pittsburgh 100 Days Transit Platform We were excited to accept an invitation from our friends at TransitCenter to join them for Episode 1 of their High Frequency podcast’s new season. Check out PPT Director Laura Chu […]

Mayor Gainey’s Transition Plan is Good For Transit Riders

Transit Riders Favorably Assess Mayor’s Transition Plan Against the Pittsburgh 100 Days Transit Platform, and Highlight Opportunities for Funding City Priorities Through Federal Infrastructure Plan Transit Riders Celebrate Mayor Ed Gainey’s recently released Transition Plan. The plan centers equity and pedestrian dignity in infrastructure investments and planning. This is in stark contrast to the previous […]

Nominations are Open for 2022 PPT Board Elections

Join the core team to coordinate the direction of Pittsburghers for Public Transit. Pittsburghers for Public Transit is a grassroots, democratic, member-led organization that fights for public transit as a human right. That’s a small d, “democratic”, meaning that every July PPT members elect the next slate of candidates who will lead the direction and […]

New Service Changes for Q1 2022 and what it means for riders – from the @PGH_Bus_Info Hotline

About Port Authority’s “Quarterly Service Adjustments” Four times every year, the Port Authority adjusts its transit schedules and routes to account for construction, road closures, rider/worker requests, ridership shifts, and/or all of the other unexpected changes that might affect Pittsburgh roads. These quarterly adjustments were dialed back because of the pandemic, but they seem to be […]

"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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