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Transit Riders Celebrate Port Authority’s NEXTransit Long-Range Plan.

Riders’ Voices Were Heard! Riders are successful in uplifting priorities in Port Authority’s first-ever long-range plan. (Pittsburgh, PA) Friday, September 24th – Transit Riders in Allegheny County celebrated this morning as the Port Authority Board of Directors voted to adopt its NEXTransit 25-year long-range plan. The plan directly incorporated riders’ feedback around increasing fare affordability […]

Send a Warm Welcome to PPT’s New Community Organizer Cheryl Stephens!

PPT welcomes Cheryl Stephens to our team as our new Community Organizer For nearly a decade, PPT has been a democratic member-led organization that fights for change in our community. We have won campaigns for improved bus service, fare accessibility, affordable housing, and transit equity. These successes are fueled by a dedicated family of members […]

Rally to #SealTheDeal for climate, jobs and transit justice!

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR: Thursday, August 19, 2021 — 11:00 am CONTACT: Laura Chu Wiens, Pittsburghers for Public Transit, laura@pittsburghforpublictransit.org, (703) 424-0854 THURS 11 am: Activists in Allegheny County, PA Call on Rep. Conor Lamb to “Seal the Deal” and Pass the Full Jobs and Infrastructure Package, Prioritizing Climate Solutions, Green Jobs and Transit Justice Event […]

Welcome to the Newly Elected PPT Coordinating Committee Members, 2021-2023!

Congrats to the new PPT Coordinating Committee Members, elected to lead us 2021-2023! Pittsburghers for Public Transit is a democratic, grassroots, member-led organization and we practice what we preach. Our Coordinating Committee acts as our Board of Directors and is filled with up to 15 people who are elected to the seats by the rest […]

NEXTransit Fare Policy Recommendations are grossly inadequate, and we need to speak up!

What is NEXTransit? NEXTransit is Port Authority’s 25-year long-range plan. This is the first public planning document that Port Authority has developed in decades, and it will impact their policy and infrastructure priorities for the foreseeable future. In this final NEXTransit draft (p.38), Port Authority names fare affordability as the 2nd most highly ranked policy […]

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