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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 […]

Check out this BEAUTIFUL video elegy by Dean Bog about the Four Mile Run neighborhood and their campaign to ensure public money goes to community transportation priorities, rather than the Mon-Oakland Connector roadway!

"The Run is a great place to raise your kids. This is the perfect family-oriented place. All you guys who stood downtown and fought for a cause so that the highway wouldn't run through here - I mean they're still trying to do it now. They're trying to run it through here and make it a business area. You just can't do that. I mean look at our houses. You can't find a secret like this. Even the pizza man still gets lost when he's looking for the place!"

www.youtube.com/watch?v=nu0TaQoUZzE&fbclid=IwAR3De94B7e7xXzNxbC44cQoGPjtWJ93HU12kSSk5QgTw0SG67Eeo...
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Pittsburghers for Public Transit

Sign this petition to call for the Mon-Oakland communities’ pedestrian, transit, and bike priorities to be funded and implemented:
🚶🏾🚲🚌 bit.ly/OurMoneyOurSolutions 🚌🚲🚶🏼‍♀️

Our neighbors know how to improve mobility for our community. We’ve put solutions forward for years. Time and time again, we’ve been told that there is no money to make those plans a reality. Yet, a multi-million dollar mobility project is now being pushed forward instead of our communities' solutions.

It’s time our public money and officials support these priorities.
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