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Three Port Authority Board Members Join PPT Bus Ride-Along

PPT has been inviting members of the Port Authority Board of Directors to ride the bus with the drivers and riders who interact with the system day in and day out. These riders and operators are the unsung experts of our transit system, and they need to be brought to the table if we’re going […]

Organizations and Residents Call for Holistic Public Process on Driverless Vehicles

For three years, City leaders have made the decision to subsidize the development of Autonomous Vehicle Technology – through the use of our roadways as a test track, through the blushing pride with which our city advertises itself as a tech hub without any regulatory framework, through the $23 million new road to accommodate an […]

Nominate advocates to join PPT’s Coordinating Committee

Join the core team of people who coordinate the direction of PPT PPT’s Coordinating Committee is the equivalent of our board of directors. We are looking for people who understand the importance of our work and are looking to get more involved in directing the course of our campaigns, communications, and actions. Structure and Expectations […]

Application Open! PPT Launches New Organizing Fellowship

Who are we PITTSBURGHERS FOR PUBLIC TRANSIT (PPT) is a grassroots organization of transit riders, transit workers, and residents, mobilizing for equitable, affordable, and sustainable public transit. What we do In 2018 PPT launched our Riders Vision for Public Transit. The ‘Riders Vision’ was created by dozens of transit riders and operators from across Allegheny […]

New Video: Ride public transit? You can make it better.

Hey Pittsburgh! You’re an expert in public transit, and you know how to make it better. Share your comments, ideas & questions about Port Authority and we’ll bring them with us when we ride the bus 1 on 1 with Port Authority Board Members. Bus running late?Any input on fares?Got a favorite bus driver? Leave […]

Call for a full and proper public process around autonomous vehicles

PPT believes that residents deserve a full, frank public conversation about all the possible effects of an Autonomous Vehicle future – the increase in car congestion, the job loss, the sprawl, the effect on our environment, the decrease in public transit service and ridership, the heightened displacement and gentrification, the Billions needed in public subsidy, etc. […]