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Volunteer to Collect Public Input on PAAC’s New Fare Proposal

Sign up to help PPT collect feedback from bus riders on Port Authority’s new Fare Proposal In case you missed it, Port Authority released a new fare proposal back in March. The bad new is that the proposal misses a huge opportunity to create real change for low-income riders. The good news is that we […]

New Fare Proposal From Port Authority Needs to Go Further

After two years and a $210,000 study, Port Authority’s new fare proposal has been released. Public comment is being taken until May 5th. The Port Authority has finally published the fare recommendations from a 2019 $210,000 contract with Four Nine Technologies. After more than two years, and in the midst of a pandemic, Port Authority […]

Join PA Transit Riders & Workers In New Campaign to Expand Transit Funding

Transit riders and workers won’t stand for another round of service cuts, fare hikes, and layoffs! We’re building a grassroots vision to expand transit in our state – and we need you! Public transit is essential for Pennsylvanians. It keeps us moving to jobs, food, and healthcare. We won’t let our state transit funding get […]

Port Authority’s New Service Adjustments, with comment from @PGH_Bus_Info Hotline

New quarterly adjustments bring little change. Riders are left asking for the reversal of COVID service cuts. Four times every year, the Port Authority adjusts its transit schedules and routes to account for rider’s requests, ridership shifts, construction, road closures and/or all of the other unexpected hiccups that might affect Pittsburgh roads.  These quarterly adjustments […]

Apply for the new Statewide Transit Rider Organizing Fellowship

Bus riders in PA are building a movement for public transit that is more affordable, reliable, and dignified for everyone in our state! Who we are and what we do PITTSBURGHERS FOR PUBLIC TRANSIT (PPT) and the PHILLY TRANSIT RIDERS UNION (PhillyTRU) are grassroots organizations of transit riders, transit workers, and residents. We mobilize together […]

New Statewide Campaign to Win Expanded Transit Funding in PA

Public transit is essential for Pennsylvanians – It keeps us moving to jobs, food, and healthcare. But state transportation funding is in jeopardy. But politicians have left transit riders and transit workers out of conversations about a solution. Transit riders and workers won’t stand for another round of service cuts, fare hikes, and layoffs! We […]

When we fight we win! Victory on Paid Sick Days in Allegheny County. ❤️🔥❤️🔥❤️VICTORY: After nearly two years of pressure from advocates all across the county and an initial veto from County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, last night, Allegheny County Council passed Paid Sick Days for businesses with more than 25 employees. No one should have to choose between their health, the health of their loved ones, and the ability to put food on the table. Especially not those most impacted by the County’s lack of paid sick days -- women and people of color. This legislation is a good and long overdue start to ensuring everyone has the time they need to get and stay well. But we will keep fighting until every worker in Allegheny County has access to paid sick days -- without arbitrary exceptions. (Accessible text: image of two people holding up a sign reading "PITTSBURGH FOR PAID SICK DAYS") ... See MoreSee Less
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TONIGHT @ 6pm! Join us at the Transit for All PA! Campaign Summit to recap & strategize about how to move a pro-transit agenda forward through Harrisburg in the new legislative year! Philly Transit Riders Union Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) 5th Square & Transit Forward Philadelphia👉 RSVP hereus02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rdeCqqT8qGtI0qnUEvDOweTw1nYFzzAoI ... See MoreSee Less
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