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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Take action to support transit workers
Without transit workers, we have no transit system. Our transit system is short 220+ workers and our scheduled service is in decline. This Transit Worker Appreciation Day, join PPT in calling on our next Allegheny County Executive to build better public transit by addressing the worker crisis. On Saturday, March 18th, we celebrate National Transit […]
Are you part of the Free & Discount Fare Pilot? We need to hear from you!
Did you get into the new discount fare pilot program? We want to hear from you so we can advocate for a permanent, fully-free program for all. More affordable transit fares are coming to Allegheny County because transit took action – but now we need to continue our advocacy to make this a permanent program […]
Big deal! Right now! New Changes Proposed for Downtown Transit
Wait, what’s going on? PRT is proposing big changes to downtown bus routes, and you have until March 26th to give your feedback. Bus routes are undergoing a serious overhaul. Pittsburgh Regional Transit (PRT) is proposing to redesign how buses move through Downtown Pittsburgh. This is a big deal and one that all transit riders should […]
Victory for the P3! How Riders Won
When we fight, we win! Riders spoke up, organized, and were successful in maintaining (and expanding the span of) service on the P3! Riders celebrated victory this week when it was announced that the new BRT plan would maintain P3 service to Hamnett, Roslyn and Swissvale stations on the East Busway! The beginning of 2023 […]
“PGH City Council Can Take Action for Transit”, Says Riders’ Press Conference
Pittsburghers for Public Transit holds a packed press conference outside City Council Chambers to release a new report and invite PGH City Council to take a more active role in advocating for improved public transit. On Wednesday, February 8th at 1 pm, Pittsburghers for Public Transit (PPT) hosted a press conference to release our new […]
Read PPT’s New Report! Representing Our Routes: The State of Public Transit & How the City Can Improve It
Transit riders release a new report to give the state of public transit in the City of Pittsburgh and outline steps for the City to improve it Transit moves us. In the City of PIttsburgh, tens of thousands of residents—and the businesses that they work at and patronize—rely on affordable, timely transit service. Transit should […]
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