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New Graphic Novel Series on the Future of Transit Justice

PPT members are creating a graphic novel series on transit justice, and we want you to join in PPT Members are planning big things for our March General Meeting. Together we’re creating a Transit Justice Graphic Novel series. The first topic will be on #FairFares. How will the world be different when we have organized […]

Beyond the East Busway! A Campaign Planning Meeting

On March 12th from 6 pm to 8 pm, PPT will hold a community meeting to plan next steps on the Beyond the East Busway Campaign. We want you and your neighbors involved! Pittsburghers for Public Transit is working with communities on a rider-led campaign to extend the East Busway through the Mon Valley to […]

Bus stop consolidation: PAAC must prove the benefit outweighs the harm

On February 20th, 2020  Port Authority announced that it would slow down on its plan to consolidate bus stops along all 97 of its bus routes. Instead of evaluating new routes for stop consolidation every 3-months, it will move to a 6-month schedule. This is no doubt a win for riders. The slower schedule will […]

SIGN-ON: join the call for #FairFares now

On February 4th, to celebrate Rosa Parks’ birthday and National Transit Equity Day, over 60 attendees gathered to launch the new #FairFares Coalition & Policy Platform. The platform is the culmination of years of advocacy and efforts by thousands of riders– canvassing, signing petitions, mailing postcards, rallying, testifying for fare equity and decriminalization of fare […]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Future of Transit Justice Graphic Novel Series

Are you an activist-minded illustrator or graphic novelist? A movement artist who is skilled at sketch-noting? Looking to make a little extra money and help out a good cause at the same time? PPT wants to visualize the future of transit justice and we need you. An expanded, accessible transit network to connect our region […]

#FAIRFARES Kicks-off w Amazing Transit Rider Power: Photos + News Coverage

This. Is. Our. Moment. The time for #FairFares is NOW Over 60 attendees gathered today under the mural of Martin Luther King at the Wilkinsburg Busway Station to launch the new #FairFares Coalition & Policy Platform. The platform is the culmination of years of advocacy and efforts by thousands of riders– canvassing, signing petitions, mailing […]

We need an accurate census count in Allegheny County-- it will determine how much money we get in state and federal funding for all sorts of critical programs including public transit, education and healthcare, for the next decade! It just takes ten minutes, and is completely confidential. You can call 844-467-2020, or fill it out online at my2020census.gov. #EverybodyCounts #CensusChallenge #igotcounted #KeystoneCounts ... See MoreSee Less

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April 1st is #NationalCensusDay of Action. Spread the word, inviting others to participate, so we can have fair political representation and adequate funding for public transit and other community needs. #KeystoneCounts #CountMeIn
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