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Beyond the East Busway! A Campaign Planning Meeting

On March 12th from 6 pm to 8 pm, PPT will hold a community meeting to plan next steps on the Beyond the East Busway Campaign. We want you and your neighbors involved! Pittsburghers for Public Transit is working with communities on a rider-led campaign to extend the East Busway through the Mon Valley to […]

Bus stop consolidation: PAAC must prove the benefit outweighs the harm

On February 20th, 2020  Port Authority announced that it would slow down on its plan to consolidate bus stops along all 97 of its bus routes. Instead of evaluating new routes for stop consolidation every 3-months, it will move to a 6-month schedule. This is no doubt a win for riders. The slower schedule will […]

SIGN-ON: join the call for #FairFares now

On February 4th, to celebrate Rosa Parks’ birthday and National Transit Equity Day, over 60 attendees gathered to launch the new #FairFares Coalition & Policy Platform. The platform is the culmination of years of advocacy and efforts by thousands of riders– canvassing, signing petitions, mailing postcards, rallying, testifying for fare equity and decriminalization of fare […]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Future of Transit Justice Graphic Novel Series

Are you an activist-minded illustrator or graphic novelist? A movement artist who is skilled at sketch-noting? Looking to make a little extra money and help out a good cause at the same time? PPT wants to visualize the future of transit justice and we need you. An expanded, accessible transit network to connect our region […]

#FAIRFARES Kicks-off w Amazing Transit Rider Power: Photos + News Coverage

This. Is. Our. Moment. The time for #FairFares is NOW Over 60 attendees gathered today under the mural of Martin Luther King at the Wilkinsburg Busway Station to launch the new #FairFares Coalition & Policy Platform. The platform is the culmination of years of advocacy and efforts by thousands of riders– canvassing, signing petitions, mailing […]

"We keep the cities moving. We keep the economies moving. We keep the front lines moving. But we need to be protected. We didn't sign up to die when we took these jobs." - John Costa, President of the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU)

Sign ATU's petition now to help push transit worker safety: bit.ly/safeservicenow
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