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PA Statewide Transit Riders Meeting re Covid-19

PPT & the Philly Transit Riders Union are holding the first-ever statewide transit riders call to organize around our Covid-19 response The Covid-19 outbreak has shown that public transit is indeed the lifeblood of our cities and state – moving frontline workers and riders to life’s essentials; jobs, food, healthcare, and more. If our state […]

News Roundup: New PPT Report Gets to the Heart of the Mon-Oakland Connector

Reporters say that the Mon-Oakland Connector costs just don’t add up. On Friday, April 10th, Pittsburghers for Public Transit (PPT) and data analysts at Tech4Society released a new report entitled The People’s Audit of the Mon-Oakland Connector, to evaluate the City’s proposed Mon-Oakland Connector shuttle roadway against resident proposals for expanded public transit services. The […]

New Report Shows Public Transit is More Effective than Mon-Oakland Shuttle Roadway

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 10, 2020 // Pittsburgh, PA Media Contact: Laura Chu Wiens, Executive Director of Pittsburghers for Public Transit: (703) 424-0854 New Report Shows Public Transit is More Effective than Mon-Oakland Shuttle Roadway On Friday, April 10th, Pittsburghers for Public Transit (PPT) and data analysts at Tech4Society released a new report entitled The […]

Make sure YOU are counted in the 2020 census

Public Transit relies on you taking the census! Pittsburghers for Public Transit (PPT) has joined the Keystone Counts Coalition to help ensure a fair and accurate count of the upcoming 2020 census, which is data that guides many decisions for the upcoming decade. There is a lot at stake in this Census, and historically-marginalized communities […]

PAAC moves to farelsss transit + rear door boarding amid Covid-19 outbreak

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:  Dan Yablonsky, Communications Director, Pittsburghers for Public Transit (551) 206-3320, dan@pittsburghforpublictransit.org Pittsburghers for Public Transit (PPT) applauds Port Authority’s recent decision to protect the health and safety of front-line transit workers, by having riders board through the rear-doors and by implementing a fareless transit policy. Since Saturday, more than 315 riders […]