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Press Release: 22 orgs & 600+ residents support alternative plan to the Mon Oakland Connector

Residents and Community Groups Affected by Proposed Mon-Oakland Roadway release Letter Calling on City Council, Foundations, Academic Institutions, and Public Agencies to Fund Alternative Transportation Proposal Entitled “Our Money, Our Solutions.” December 6, 2019 – Pittsburgh, PA – As the City of Pittsburgh continues to advance the “Mon-Oakland Mobility Corridor,” a controversial roadway project that […]

PPT Year-end Party for a Better Transit Future

Calling all transit lovers! Ride with us! Rise with us! It’s PPT’s end-of year celebration, and we want to get down with you all. 2019 has been quite a ride, kicking off with our #FairFares push, bringing Port Authority board members on the bus (and throwing one under the bus), a kick-ass organizing fellowship cohort […]

Keep Developers Accountable at Shakespeare Giant Eagle Site

Developers want to spend $15Million on a super-sized parking garage instead of providing for real community needs: affordable housing, improved transit, healthy food access, safe streets. We say no. The Giant Eagle Shakespeare site is a chance to reverse East Liberty’s legacy of gentrification and displacement. It is an opportunity to show what truly equitable […]

Help rally 200 supporters before the end of 2019

“We all rise up when we center those who are at the margins.” -Ms. Pearl Hughey, PPT Member You can build this grassroots movement for transit equity, one that centers the leadership and value of those most marginalized. Donate today to push PPT’s rider-led advocacy towards our year-end goal of raising $10,000 and activating 200 […]

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Year-end Fundraising Campaign & Party

You can make PPT’s Year-end Party and Fundraising Campaign a success! There are lots of opportunities for our members and supporters to get involved: volunteer phonebanks, party potlucks, and fundraising teams. Your involvement can help PPT reach our goal of recruiting 200 supporters and raising $10,000. Below are the different opportunities. Please sign lend a […]

Process Improvements for Bus Stop Consolidation

What is “Bus Stop Consolidation”? Near the beginning of September, the Port Authority unrolled a new Bus Stop Consolidation program. Their website reads; Your bus stop is the welcome mat to our service. For a better transit experience, we plan to reduce the number of bus stops throughout our system to improve on-time performance while […]

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