Pittsburghers for Public Transit is a grassroots union of transit riders, workers and neighbors. Together we organize for an expanded, affordable and accessible public transit system that meets all needs, with no communities left behind.

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Transit Riders Win Discounted Fares- Now Let’s Make them Permanent!

More affordable fares are coming to our transit system because transit riders took action – but we need to continue organizing to make sure these discounted fares are made permanent and available to all. Take part in the pilot program and help make affordable fares permanent for all SNAP households in Allegheny County. Now, we […]

Disability Advocates Criticize New MovePGH Report

In their newly-released “Move PGH Mid-Pilot Report”, DOMI and Move PGH are Spin Doctors for Spin  Move PGH and the City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) recently released the “Move PGH Mid-Pilot Report” that provides their assessment of year one of a two-year pilot “to bring Mobility as a Service (MaaS) to […]

Join the team! PPT is hiring a full-time community organizer!

Fall 2022 Pittsburghers for Public Transit is a grassroots nonprofit organization of public transit riders, workers, and residents who defend and expand public transit.  We are seeking a full-time community organizer to start in Winter 2022. The community organizer will work out of our Garfield office, but may work part-time remotely. The primary responsibilities will […]

See the New Service Adjustments to PRT Schedules Q3 2022

Link to Port Authority’s list of upcoming service changes. This month’s changes are less severe than the last two quarters (where service was cut more than 6%), so we’re grateful. However, we’re still operating with significantly less service than before the pandemic. Riders deserve an ambitous and transparent Operations Plan from PRT, so that they […]

Transit Network Redesign Has Big Potential and a Few Pitfalls to Avoid

A redesign of the entire transit system will begin with Downtown, and it kicks off 8/23. We need to ensure that PRT is committed to expanding service and reversing recent cuts, by making our voices heard at public meetings, on-line surveys, or at any of their 8 pop-up events this month. When PRT released it’s […]

Get union strong with PPT & ATU at Labor Day Parade ’22

Join PPT and Amalgamated Transit Union Local 85 as we march in the first in-person Labor Day Parade since the pandemic’s start! PPT is a grassroots union of both transit riders and transit workers. We know that we are the ones using the system every day and that together, we have the knowledge needed to […]

Reunión importante, comparta ampliamente 📌 si habla español, nuestra familia en Casa San José está organizando una reunión para ayudar a registrarse para el nuevo programa de tarifas reducidas del transporte público. Llama o manda un mensaje a Laura con preguntas 412-736-7167Important meeting, share widely 📌 if you speak Spanish, our family at Casa San Jose is organizing a meeting to help people register for the County's new Discount Transit Fare Program. Call or send a message to Laura with questions, 412-736-7167 ... See MoreSee Less
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This bus is for all of us! Support PPT's Year-End Membership Drive and Fundraiser by joining as a member or donating today at bit.ly/givetransit ... See MoreSee Less
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