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Hottest transit event of the season: PPT Summer Party (PHOTOS!)

PPT Members got together for the first in-person celebration since the start of the pandemic – the result was a magic summer party On August 10th, at the Bartlett Shelter in Schenley Park, PPT Members had reason to celebrate. It was the organization’s Summer Party and the first time that Members had gotten together in-person. […]

Election Results! New Board Members Elected to Lead Pittsburghers for Public Transit

Congratulations to the new PPT Board Members, elected by our general membership to lead us 2022-2024! Pittsburghers for Public Transit is a democratic, grassroots, member-led organization and we practice what we preach. So each Spring into Summer our members participate in a democratic process to determine a new group of leaders who will join our […]

VICTORY! Swissvale Bridge Will Open To Pedestrians

Swissvale residents are successful with a community petition to reopen the Washington Ave. bridge to pedestrians – now it’s time to dream! Last week, on July 7th at around 7pm, PennDOT ordered the Washington Ave Bridge in Swissvale to close IMMEDIATELY to all traffic. According to a recent Post Gazette article, “Days prior, on Thursday, […]

PPT Summer Party! Get Your Tickets Today.

PPT’s Summer Party to celebrate the campaigns we’ve won and the community we’ve built. August 10th! 6-8pm! Mark your calendars for the first in-person party that PPT has held since the start of the pandemic. It’s been a long, difficult road since March 2020, but we’ve kept up our organizing and shown that transit rider […]

Cuts, cuts, cuts: new round of service changes continues downward trend.

The cuts are deemed “temporary” – but riders need to see a plan for service expansion because our experience is that once routes are cut, they don’t come back. Port Authority (now “Pittsburgh Regional Transit”) typically updates its service schedules 4 times every year, but the most recent round of service changes that took effect […]


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Riders who use Hamnett, Roslyn, and Swissvale stations on the East Busway are not happy about changes being proposed to the P3. Learn more about these changes (AND MORE) and give your feedback before the Feb 1 deadline: Pittsburgh Regional Transit is continuing its plans for a bus rapid transit project. ... See MoreSee Less
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That's right. The new BRT service proposal cuts P3 service for any rider who uses Hamnet, Roslyn, or Swissvale stations - which eliminates their fastest connection to Oakland.Speak up before the public comment period closes on February 1st! Details here: www.pittsburghforpublictransit.org/new-changes-proposed-for-downtown-oakland-routes-give-feedback... ... See MoreSee Less
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