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Pittsburghers for Public Transit

Congrats to our new(ish) Communications Director, Dan Yablonsky, and all the other amazing activists nominated for "Who's Next: Community Leaders & Activists"!!!

šŸ“£šŸ“£Special shoutouts to all the PPT members and partners nominated. Our struggle is interconnected: Heather McClain at Healthy Ride PGH // Christina Acuna Castillo at Pittsburgh UNITED // Alisa Marie at Access Mob Pittsburgh // Christian Carter at Alliance for Police Accountability-APA // Jeimy Ibarra at Casa San JosĆ© // Alyssa P. Lyon at Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment GroupDaniel Yablonsky, Pittsburghers for Public Transit

Read about Who's Next: Community Leaders and Activists here: bit.ly/2GEtG2N

Get your tickets for the Who's Next: Community Leaders and Activists happy hour: bit.ly/2GHo1Jb
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Pittsburghers for Public Transit

PUBLIC MEETING - Tuesday, Feb 19 - How can Second Ave/the 885 corridor be improved for transit, bike, ped access and safety? Attend the meeting to share your ideas.Do you live near, work near, or drive on State Route 885, Second Avenue? The Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission invites you to attend an informational gathering session focused on transportation issues and needs along the State Route 885/Second Avenue corridor between the 10th Street Bridge and the interchange with State Route 837 just south of the Glenwood Bridge. Please plan to attend so that you can provide us your input on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 anytime between 5:00-7:00 PM at the International Union of Operating Engineers located at 300 Saline Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15207. Hope to see you there! ... See MoreSee Less

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We're diving into the history books tonight for our East Busway Extension brainstorm. Join us to help shape a participatory planning process for the campaign - 60 Blvd of the Allies, 6pm social hour. 7pm meeting: www.facebook.com/events/290703821594067/ ... See MoreSee Less

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