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COVID FARE RELIEF NOW: Rally Planned to Release New Report

COVID has threatened transit riders and our transit system like never before. To get both back on their feet, Port Authority must implement an emergency low-income fare now! Join PPT to release a new report authored by our members that lays out the case for why Port Authority can’t afford to wait on piloting a […]

#TrustRidersFundTransit! National Transit Rider Day-of-Action

#TrustRidersFundTransit is on October 6th is organized by Transit Riders of the US Together (TRUST), an emerging coalition of Transit Rider Unions from across the country On October 6th, transit riders across the country will call on Congress and their local agencies to #TrustRidersFundTransit! This day to action will pressure elected officials to pass $32B […]

How Port Authority Can Improve Its Board Engagement Policies

The Port Authority Board of Directors has a public engagement problem. The Port Authority’s Board of Directors is the Agency’s highest decision-making body. They meet monthly (with the exception of August) to make major decisions about the agency’s finances, governance, performance oversight, technology, planning, and stakeholder engagement. (…yes, pretty much everything that happens at Port […]

Tell Port Authority that BLACK LIVES MATTER. Support Transit Workers 9/2 @ 4pm

Stand with transit workers this Wednesday and assert their right to say that Black Lives Matter. On July 22nd Port Authority amended its dress code and began punishing local transit workers for wearing buttons and masks that read, “Black Lives Matter”. At least two workers have been sent home and disciplined for wearing “Black Lives […]

300 Riders & Workers Across PA Join Transit Crisis Talk w Sen. Bob Casey

With fare hikes, layoffs and shutdowns on the horizon, transit riders & workers came together to push Senator Casey to champion $32B for transit’s COVID recovery. On Tuesday, July 28th, more than 300 transit riders and transit workers from across Pennsylvania participated in a virtual Transit Crisis Talk with PA Senator Bob Casey, calling on […]

CONTACT YOUR SENATORS: Push for $32B to Save transit & Save PA

The US House of Representatives passed a significant increase in COVID-19 relief funding for transit systems. But the Senate has yet to act. We need our Senators to be a transit champion and pass full funding for transit to keep riders — and the economy — moving. Public transit revenue has cratered during the COVID-19 […]

🗣️ LISTEN UP! 🚨 $28,019,359 went to Port Authority in 2018 from federal programs that use census data to allocate funds.

This is that last call to fill out your census. Get our transit money. Do it now. Do it here: 2020census.gov

#BeCountedPGH #BeCountedAllegheny
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