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PPT Public Testimony at City Hearing on ARPA Spending

The City needs transparency and public input for COVID relief funding plan Earlier this month, City Council voted 7-1 to approve Mayor Peduto’s allocation plan for the $336 million in COVID relief money. This allocation plan received zero public input before it was made public, just a few days prior to 2 public hearings on […]

PPT Coordinating Committee Elections 2021

Overview Pittsburghers for Public Transit is a grassroots, democratic, member-led organization that fights for racial justice and public transit as a human right.  Each July, the organization holds elections for its membership to elect a slate of candidates to serve for two years on the Coordinating Committee. The Coordinating Committee is PPT’s equivalent to a […]

Transit for All PA! Campaign Kicks-off With a 100 Transit Riders & Workers Rally in Harrisburg

On Tuesday, June 29th, more than 100 transit riders, transit workers and allies in the Transit for All PA! coalition convened on the Capitol steps to kick off the fight for a dedicated $1.65 billion dollars in annual funding for Pennsylvania public transit.  Residents of Johnstown, Scranton, Lancaster, Harrisburg, York, State College, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia travelled hundreds […]

When we fight we win! Victory on Paid Sick Days in Allegheny County. ❤️🔥❤️🔥❤️VICTORY: After nearly two years of pressure from advocates all across the county and an initial veto from County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, last night, Allegheny County Council passed Paid Sick Days for businesses with more than 25 employees. No one should have to choose between their health, the health of their loved ones, and the ability to put food on the table. Especially not those most impacted by the County’s lack of paid sick days -- women and people of color. This legislation is a good and long overdue start to ensuring everyone has the time they need to get and stay well. But we will keep fighting until every worker in Allegheny County has access to paid sick days -- without arbitrary exceptions. (Accessible text: image of two people holding up a sign reading "PITTSBURGH FOR PAID SICK DAYS") ... See MoreSee Less
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TONIGHT @ 6pm! Join us at the Transit for All PA! Campaign Summit to recap & strategize about how to move a pro-transit agenda forward through Harrisburg in the new legislative year! Philly Transit Riders Union Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) 5th Square & Transit Forward Philadelphia👉 RSVP hereus02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rdeCqqT8qGtI0qnUEvDOweTw1nYFzzAoI ... See MoreSee Less
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