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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Board election time! Cast your ballot for PPT’s leadership team

After all of the nominees introduced themselves at our July Meeting, the ballot is open! The deadline for all PPT Members to cast their ballot in the PPT Board Election is 27th at midnight. Please read this blog with bios on all the candidates before casting your vote. Overview of PPT’s Board Election Process Pittsburghers […]

Members Make PPT: Join 10yr Anniversary Membership Drive & Fundraiser

No Service, No Survival. Join or renew your PPT Membership today. After a decade of transit rider organizing, PPT is winning campaigns and building the movement for transit justice – but we need you now more than ever. People have always been on the front lines fighting for transit justice in Pittsburgh. Whether from disabled […]

The New Direction That Riders Want for Our Transit Agency

We welcome a new direction, so long as it is one that expands service, fare affordability, and accessibility for all. Today the Port Authority unveiled the new name for the transit system that we ride every day: Pittsburgh Regional Transit (PRT). The website announces the change with a banner that reads, “New Name. New Direction.”.  […]

PPT Featured on High Frequency Podcast from TransitCenter

High Frequency podcast interviews PPT’s Director and discusses our successful campaign over the Mon Oakland Connector and launch of Pittsburgh 100 Days Transit Platform We were excited to accept an invitation from our friends at TransitCenter to join them for Episode 1 of their High Frequency podcast’s new season. Check out PPT Director Laura Chu […]

Mayor Gainey’s Transition Plan is Good For Transit Riders

Transit Riders Favorably Assess Mayor’s Transition Plan Against the Pittsburgh 100 Days Transit Platform, and Highlight Opportunities for Funding City Priorities Through Federal Infrastructure Plan Transit Riders Celebrate Mayor Ed Gainey’s recently released Transition Plan. The plan centers equity and pedestrian dignity in infrastructure investments and planning. This is in stark contrast to the previous […]

Nominations are Open for 2022 PPT Board Elections

Join the core team to coordinate the direction of Pittsburghers for Public Transit. Pittsburghers for Public Transit is a grassroots, democratic, member-led organization that fights for public transit as a human right. That’s a small d, “democratic”, meaning that every July PPT members elect the next slate of candidates who will lead the direction and […]

Reunión importante, comparta ampliamente 📌 si habla español, nuestra familia en Casa San José está organizando una reunión para ayudar a registrarse para el nuevo programa de tarifas reducidas del transporte público. Llama o manda un mensaje a Laura con preguntas 412-736-7167Important meeting, share widely 📌 if you speak Spanish, our family at Casa San Jose is organizing a meeting to help people register for the County's new Discount Transit Fare Program. Call or send a message to Laura with questions, 412-736-7167 ... See MoreSee Less
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This bus is for all of us! Support PPT's Year-End Membership Drive and Fundraiser by joining as a member or donating today at bit.ly/givetransit ... See MoreSee Less
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