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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 […]

New Fare Proposal From Port Authority Needs to Go Further

After two years and a $210,000 study, Port Authority’s new fare proposal has been released. Public comment is being taken until May 5th. The Port Authority has finally published the fare recommendations from a 2019 $210,000 contract with Four Nine Technologies. After more than two years, and in the midst of a pandemic, Port Authority […]

Join PA Transit Riders & Workers In New Campaign to Expand Transit Funding

Transit riders and workers won’t stand for another round of service cuts, fare hikes, and layoffs! We’re building a grassroots vision to expand transit in our state – and we need you! Public transit is essential for Pennsylvanians. It keeps us moving to jobs, food, and healthcare. We won’t let our state transit funding get […]

Port Authority’s New Service Adjustments, with comment from @PGH_Bus_Info Hotline

New quarterly adjustments bring little change. Riders are left asking for the reversal of COVID service cuts. Four times every year, the Port Authority adjusts its transit schedules and routes to account for rider’s requests, ridership shifts, construction, road closures and/or all of the other unexpected hiccups that might affect Pittsburgh roads.  These quarterly adjustments […]

Apply for the new Statewide Transit Rider Organizing Fellowship

Bus riders in PA are building a movement for public transit that is more affordable, reliable, and dignified for everyone in our state! Who we are and what we do PITTSBURGHERS FOR PUBLIC TRANSIT (PPT) and the PHILLY TRANSIT RIDERS UNION (PhillyTRU) are grassroots organizations of transit riders, transit workers, and residents. We mobilize together […]

The Sierra Club Pennsylvania Chapter Clean Transportation Team will be holding a webinar on public transit funding in PA on Monday, June 21st, at 7:00pm (as part of the SC/PA Chapter Conservation Team Summer Webinar Series). Laura Chu Wiens, Executive Director of PPT and member of Governor Wolf's Transportation Revenue Options Commission, will talk about the new statewide coalition of transit riders, workers, and advocates working to expand transit in Pennsylvania, called @TransitforAllPA -- and their Grassroots Transit Funding Platform. Click below for more information and to RSVP: tinyurl.com/36zhnn2h ... See MoreSee Less
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PPT MEETING tonight at 7pm! R S V P N O W! us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAkfuyurDIpGNHUgIP01-NcflRiiZe41GESOn the agenda!- Transit for All PA! campaign- Ms. Lisa's visit with Secretary Buttigieg- NexTransit priorities + feedback- Port Authority's 2022 budget & transparency demandsRSVP to help in these campaigns: ... See MoreSee Less
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