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Dozens of Pittsburgh Residents Call on City Council Not to Renew the Spin Scooter Pilot

Dozens of residents call on Pittsburgh City Council to end the Spin E-Scooter pilot, and to improve resident mobility through sidewalk development, bus improvements and affordable housing instead. On April 12, 2023, Pittsburgh City Council heard from the City’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI), representatives of Spin, and disability and transportation experts in a […]

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VoteTransit County Executive Candidate Q&A

Transit riders must elect a #TransitChampion as our next County Executive!Primary Election is May 16thGeneral Election is November 7th Traducción al español aquí The Allegheny County Executive is the most powerful person in Southwestern Pennsylvania when it comes to public transit – so it is vital for transit riders to elect a #TransitChampion into the […]

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Find out which candidates rode the bus with PPT

Recently, a number of the candidates for the office of Allegheny County Executive office took up Pittsburghers for Public Transit’s offer to ride a bus route and hear about the issues that transit riders experience daily. PPT invited every candidate for the county executive office to join in the bus ride-along. Four of them, Attorney […]

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Public Hearing on SPIN Scooters & Mobility Needs

The City of Pittsburgh is holding a Public Hearing about the SPIN scooter program and whether they are (or are not) meeting residents’ mobility needs. Since the summer of 2021, Pittsburghers have had to learn to navigate the city’s public spaces with a new neighbor on our roads, on our sidewalks, and in our public […]

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Let’s get these ACE candidates on the bus!

PPT is inviting all of the candidates running for Allegheny County Executive for a ride-along with transit riders and workers. The Allegheny County Executive is the most powerful person in Southwestern PA when it comes to public transit. So it is CRITICAL that this person understands what it’s like to ride the bus and be […]

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Transit Riders’ Priorities for the next Allegheny County Executive

Transit riders in Allegheny County are being presented with a once-in-a-generation opportunity. Go Straight to Transit Riders’ Demands After 12 years of being in this office, current County Executive Rich Fitzgerald has reached his term limit, and will vacate the seat in January, 2024. That means that this year’s elections for County Executive– both the […]

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All 7 candidates are here at Point Park for the Allegheny County Executive Primary Candidate debate! The next #ACE will be the most powerful person making decisions about public transit. We need an #ACE who understands that high-quality, affordable, and people-focused transit is necessary to address the persistent inequalities in health and economic outcomes between different communities in our region, and to have an economically vibrant region. Watch the livestream! ... See MoreSee Less
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What do you think about SPIN scooters? The City is holding a Public Hearing about the SPIN scooter program and whether (or not) it's meeting residents’ mobility needs. This Wed, 4/12 @ 2:30pm in City Council Chambers. - Home Page- Home PageRSVP to give your public comment: www.pittsburghforpublictransit.org/public-hearing-on-spin-scooters-mobility-needs/ ... See MoreSee Less
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