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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This Bus is for All of Us // Este Autobús es para Todos Nosotros: Year-End Member Drive 2022
“¡Logros como este solo suceden cuando alzamos la voz juntos!” [Victories like this only happen when we raise our voices together!] – Delmis Cabrera, PPT Member Su membresía o donación de PPT ayudará a nuestra defensa con vecinos como Delmis para construir un sistema equitativo para todos. Your PPT membership or donation will help our […]
New Discount Fares Pilot Application is LIVE!
Very big, very good news! The application is live for the Allegheny Department of Human Services’ new Discount Fare Program. On November 17, the Allegheny County Department of Human Services launched the application for the new Discount Fares Pilot Program. Now, any person receiving EBT/SNAP benefits in September 2022 (or are the parent of a child […]
Help PPT Kickoff New Discount Fare Program
Transit riders spent years advocating for more affordable fares in Allegheny County and we won. On November 17th, our County’s first discount fares program will go live, but community organizing is needed now more than ever. For more than two and a half years, Pittsburghers for Public Transit has been advocating with transit riders and […]
Rider Recommendations for a Successful Discounted Transit Fare Program
PPT Hosts Fair Fares Workshops with 120+ Low-Income Riders, Develops Recommendations for the Department of Human Services Low-Income Fare Pilot Transit riders have been organizing for years for a fare-free transit program for households that receive SNAP/EBT in Allegheny County. In September, we took one big step towards that goal: the Allegheny County Department of […]
Transit Riders Win Discounted Fares- Now Let’s Make them Permanent!
More affordable fares are coming to our transit system because transit riders took action – but we need to continue organizing to make sure these discounted fares are made permanent and available to all. Take part in the pilot program and help make affordable fares permanent for all SNAP households in Allegheny County. Now, we […]
Disability Advocates Criticize New MovePGH Report
In their newly-released “Move PGH Mid-Pilot Report”, DOMI and Move PGH are Spin Doctors for Spin Move PGH and the City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) recently released the “Move PGH Mid-Pilot Report” that provides their assessment of year one of a two-year pilot “to bring Mobility as a Service (MaaS) to […]
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