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Port Authority’s Q4 Service Adjustments, with comment from @PGH_Bus_Info Hotline

Each quarter the Port Authority adjusts its transit schedules and routes to account for rider’s requests, ridership shifts, construction, road closures and/or all of the other unexpected hiccups that might affect Pittsburgh roads.  Additionally, Port Authority’s new Bus Stop Consolidation program aims to eliminate 20-30% of stops in the entire system. PPT’s feelings about this […]

Residents Rally for Alternate Plan to Mon Oakland Connector Project & Budget Transparency

On Monday some 100 residents and organizations attended and testified at a City Council Public Hearing demanding increased transparency and accountability through the City of Pittsburgh’s Budgeting Process. A rally was organized by the Economic Justice Circle to propose a series of improvements to the City’s budgeting process. It provided the perfect platform for residents […]

Press Release: 22 orgs & 600+ residents support alternative plan to the Mon Oakland Connector

Residents and Community Groups Affected by Proposed Mon-Oakland Roadway release Letter Calling on City Council, Foundations, Academic Institutions, and Public Agencies to Fund Alternative Transportation Proposal Entitled “Our Money, Our Solutions.” December 6, 2019 – Pittsburgh, PA – As the City of Pittsburgh continues to advance the “Mon-Oakland Mobility Corridor,” a controversial roadway project that […]

PPT Year-end Party for a Better Transit Future

Calling all transit lovers! Ride with us! Rise with us! It’s PPT’s end-of year celebration, and we want to get down with you all. 2019 has been quite a ride, kicking off with our #FairFares push, bringing Port Authority board members on the bus (and throwing one under the bus), a kick-ass organizing fellowship cohort […]

Keep Developers Accountable at Shakespeare Giant Eagle Site

Developers want to spend $15Million on a super-sized parking garage instead of providing for real community needs: affordable housing, improved transit, healthy food access, safe streets. We say no. The Giant Eagle Shakespeare site is a chance to reverse East Liberty’s legacy of gentrification and displacement. It is an opportunity to show what truly equitable […]

Help rally 200 supporters before the end of 2019

“We all rise up when we center those who are at the margins.” -Ms. Pearl Hughey, PPT Member You can build this grassroots movement for transit equity, one that centers the leadership and value of those most marginalized. Donate today to push PPT’s rider-led advocacy towards our year-end goal of raising $10,000 and activating 200 […]

We need an accurate census count in Allegheny County-- it will determine how much money we get in state and federal funding for all sorts of critical programs including public transit, education and healthcare, for the next decade! It just takes ten minutes, and is completely confidential. You can call 844-467-2020, or fill it out online at my2020census.gov. #EverybodyCounts #CensusChallenge #igotcounted #KeystoneCounts ... See MoreSee Less

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April 1st is #NationalCensusDay of Action. Spread the word, inviting others to participate, so we can have fair political representation and adequate funding for public transit and other community needs. #KeystoneCounts #CountMeIn
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