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We Did It. We #SavedTransit, For Now, with $14 Billion Federal Stimulus

Transit riders and workers win $14 billion to keep their systems running during COVID-19. But more organizing will be needed in 2021. We did it. With the stimulus package just ratified in the US. House and Senate, we have won $14 billion in emergency COVID relief for public transit. That will stave off the imminent transit […]

Transit Towards Transformation: Victory for Brookline

“Having the bus all week long gives me the freedom to move.” Public transit has always been essential for workers and our city – 2020 proved it. Pittsburghers for Public Transit has continued to organize with communities through this pandemic. We are winning the transit service that changes lives – but we need you involved […]

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 […]