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300 Riders & Workers Across PA Join Transit Crisis Talk w Sen. Bob Casey

With fare hikes, layoffs and shutdowns on the horizon, transit riders & workers came together to push Senator Casey to champion $32B for transit’s COVID recovery. On Tuesday, July 28th, more than 300 transit riders and transit workers from across Pennsylvania participated in a virtual Transit Crisis Talk with PA Senator Bob Casey, calling on […]

CONTACT YOUR SENATORS: Push for $32B to Save transit & Save PA

The US House of Representatives passed a significant increase in COVID-19 relief funding for transit systems. But the Senate has yet to act. We need our Senators to be a transit champion and pass full funding for transit to keep riders — and the economy — moving. Public transit revenue has cratered during the COVID-19 […]

Votes Are In: PPT Membership Elects New Coordinating Committee Members 2020

Pittsburghers for Public Transit believes in transparency, accountability, public participation, democracy, collaboration, and shared leadership. And we want to practice what we preach. So each year our organization runs an open nomination and election process for our general membership to choose 5 people to serve on our Coordinating Committee (aka our Board of Directors). The Coordinating Committee […]

PPT takes the National stage to fight for an emergency low-income fares program

In the last week, PPT has partnered with Green For All to take our call for an emergency low-income fare program to the national stage. Now more than ever, public transit must be treated as an essential life-sustaining service – like housing, food, and utilities. Just like other emergency programs have been created to assist […]

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Pittsburghers for Public Transit

2020 has been a tough year. But progress is still possible: this past week, Port Authority began running new and permanent weekend service on the 20, 22, 29, 36, 39, 60, 74, 93 routes!

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