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LIVE: The Peoples Forum at Repair The World Pittsburgh. We are fighting for our lives and we need to know what side our city council candidates are on.
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Pittsburghers for Public Transit

#Winning! Kania’s Out! Now Let’s Get Heather McClain Appointed to the Seat. Send your letter here: actionnetwork.org/letters/wolf-appoint-heather-mcclain-to-port-authority-board-of-directors ... See MoreSee Less

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Let there be no mistake: private tech companies are not here to enhance transit equity for our communities, they are here to make money.

Transit should be a human right, and not a means to siphon public dollars into private coffers. We need to hold our public officials accountable for spending public dollars on public transit. Not on ride hailing. Not on autonomous vehicles or on-demand shuttles. Not hyperloop. Not scooters or #micromobility trends.

A tech-driven future is not an equitable future for all.

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Amazon Press Conference

Pittsburghers gathered outside the City’s and Heinz Endowment’s “P4 Conference” to highlight the hypocrisy of talking about inclusion, equity, and a city for all while offering billions on incentives to attract Amazon HQ2 to the city. Amazon HQ2 stands against everything the P4 says it supports and against the interests of the hundreds of thousands […]

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PPT’s First Quarterly Meeting a Success!

We got to the heart of why we do what we do at PPT and the ways in which transit connects to almost every other aspect of people’s lives. Bus Lines are Life Lines, and the fight for transit justice is such a critical part of of the fight for a better, a more equitable, […]

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BRT Campaign Victory! No Cuts to the 61 Buses

  Photo Credit: Margaret J Krauss, WESA Port Authority Heeds Public, Makes Changes to BRT Plan  New plan, federal grant application will better serve Mon Valley communities Rankin, PA — On Thursday night, at a standing-room only meeting in Rankin, Port Authority of Allegheny County presented its new bus service plan for the Bus Rapid […]

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PPT IS HIRING!

Pittsburghers for Public Transit, a project of The Thomas Merton Center, is a grassroots organization of public transit riders, workers, and residents who defend and expand public transit. We are seeking a full-time community organizer to start in late Spring or early Summer 2018. The community organizer will work out of our Garfield office. The […]

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Armed Police Have No Place Checking Fares!

At last week’s Port Authority meeting, Port Authority CEO Katherine Kelleman announced that Port Authority will most likely be walking back the proposal to have armed police officers checking for fare payment. PPT and the Don’t Criminalize Transit Riders Coalition is glad to hear this news- this policy would endanger the lives of thousands of riders of […]