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Join the PPT Team: We’re Hiring for a Community Organizer!

Pittsburghers for Public Transit, a project of The Thomas Merton Center, is a grassroots organization of public transit riders, workers, and residents who defend and expand public transit.  We are seeking a full-time community organizer to start in Summer 2021! The community organizer will work out of our Garfield office, but may work part-time remotely. […]

Testifiers Demand Port Authority Go Further With New Fare Recommendations

Public comment period closes on Port Authority’s new fare proposal. Dozens speak up for further change. Last month Port Authority proposed three changes to their fare policy: An increase in the base fare to $2.75 for those paying with CONNECT card stored value. Free Transfers for 3 Hours for those paying with CONNECT card stored […]

PPT Coordinating Committee Election Season 2021: Nominate Fellow Organizers to Lead PPT

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. PPT’s Coordinating Committee is the equivalent of our board of directors. We are looking for people who understand the importance of our work […]

A Campaign to Expand Public Transit Funding in PA

Transit riders and workers across PA are coming together to expand public transit in our state – Sign on to support the campaign! Public transit operates in every single Pennsylvania county, moving millions of riders each day and employing tens of thousands of unionized workers. These PA transit riders and workers are the backbones of […]

Public Transit is a Mayoral Issue: Transit Justice Demands for PGH

Transit justice needs to be top of mind for the candidates running to be Pittsburgh’s Mayor.  Read Below for Our Demands on Pittsburgh’s Mayoral Candidates The City of Pittsburgh and the Mayor’s administration is responsible for many of the critical infrastructure and policy investments that can make public transit effective and safe. That person needs to […]

Volunteer to Collect Public Input on PAAC’s New Fare Proposal

Sign up to help PPT collect feedback from bus riders on Port Authority’s new Fare Proposal In case you missed it, Port Authority released a new fare proposal back in March. The bad new is that the proposal misses a huge opportunity to create real change for low-income riders. The good news is that we […]

2 public meetings coming up this week on Port Authority NEXTransit draft plan! Tuesday, 7/27, 3p-7p in Schenley ParkThursday, 7/29, 10a-2p in Market SquareCheck out the plan's top projects and RSVP here: nextransit.network/ ... See MoreSee Less
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