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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When it Comes to Shared E-Scooters (and All Transportation Initiatives), Legislators Should Center Those With the Most at Stake This week, as the PA Senate decided not to take up legislation that would extend and expand shared E-Scooter programs in Pennsylvania, they have effectively stopped the SPIN scooter pilot program here in Pittsburgh. Residents throughout […]
Help PPT bring on 100 new members during our Summer Membership Drive! Our members are the heart of Pittsburghers for Public Transit. Help us grow our membership by volunteering to help our Summer Membership Drive. PPT Summer Membership Drive Phone Bank Sign-up
The Southwest Transportation Commission is revising its long-term transportation plan for the entire SWPA region. Public meeting is being held on 6/8. Deadline for public comment is 6/9. Take a Look: Big plans are in progress for public transit in Allegheny County (and the whole Southwest PA region including Beaver, Butler, Westmoreland County and 6 […]
Meet Nicole Gallagher! PPT’s newest staff member, and the organization’s second Community Organizer. In her own words, here’s the secret recipe: Recipe for a PPT Organizer: 9 years labor organizer with Unite Here 20 years proud service industry worker A dash of local, diy Pittsburgh organizing Several ounces of personal and family history of riding […]
People Power! Not Techy Products. A Funeral Parade for the Mon Oakland Connector and Birth Day Picnic for a New Day of Community-Driven Process Sunday, June 11, 2023 – 1pm Parade start at Panther HollowParade end and picnic at the playground in The RunPicnic Potluck until 4pm-ish Out with the bad, in with the good! […]
Transit riders are one set closer to deciding the next Allegheny County Executive – now more than ever we need to be vocal with our demands! On May 16, Sara Innamorato won the Democratic nomination for Allegheny County Executive. Joe Rockey won the Republican nomination for the seat. Both will face off in the General […]