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PPT Joins National Alliances in calls for Covid-19 Transit Expansion & Protections

Efforts are needed on all fronts if we are to overcome these times of crisis. Since the beginning of March, PPT has joined a number of national alliances to call on our federal legislators to expand resources for public transit, worker protections, affordable housing, healthcare and more. Read some of these letters below and make […]

100+ Transit Riders+Workers Join for 1st PA Statewide Call

🚌 Philly ✊ Harrisburg ✊ Pittsburgh 🚌 Riders and workers are ready to organize More than 100 transit riders and workers from across Pennsylvania came together to bridge the social/physical distance and begin to organize for public transit that moves us past Covid-19. Led by the Philly Transit Riders Union and Pittsburghers for Public Transit, […]

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 […]