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Bringing the Public to the Autonomous Vehicle Table

Pittsburghers deserve a public conversation about driverless vehicles in our city. Pittsburghers for Public Transit believes that residents are long-overdue for a public conversation about the autonomous vehicles that have been roaming our streets for the last three years. There are now five different companies testing their technology in our neighborhoods and millions of tax-payer […]

Organizing Fellows Lead Beyond the East Busway Outreach

PPT is ecstatic to announce that the 1st cohort of Beyond the East Busway Fellows has been trained and is currently leading campaign outreach in the Mon Valley and eastern suburbs. These 8 talented organizers all have deep connections to these communities. They personally understand the importance of transit and are ready to build a […]

Media Roundup: Beyond the East Busway

Pittsburgh media was eager to cover the release of PPT’s new Beyond the East Busway participatory transit planning tool. Within hours, 5 local outlets had covered the release and dozens of people had completed the tool. We’re encouraged to have this coverage. This grassroots participation is what we need to drive transit expansion in our […]

Beyond the East Busway Tool is Live!

On Wednesday, June 25th, Pittsburghers for Public Transit (PPT) launched a grassroots planning tool for transit riders and residents to envision better public transit for the Mon Valley and Eastern Suburbs. This innovative transit mapping tool, entitled Beyond the East Busway, emerges from the belief that those most impacted by planning decisions are best-suited to […]

Got a mailing list? PPT’s new Organizing Fellowship is for you

Got a mailing list? Or an organization? Help us help you and spread the word about the new Organizing Fellowship! As they say – help us help you! PPT’s Fellowship is a great opportunity for your own organization. Send your constituents through PPT’s Fellowship and equip them with skills to push your own issues forward. […]

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 […]

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Happy Indigenous Peoples Day! 💙💙

Today is a good day to reflect on the tragedies of colonialism and white supremacy.

Our country's economic system is *still* benefiting off of a legacy of stolen land and stolen peoples.

So today, honor indigenous lives.
And tomorrow, fight for indigenous sovereignty.
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