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Beyond the East Busway Tool is Live!

On Wednesday, June 25th, Pittsburghers for Public Transit (PPT) launched a grassroots planning tool for transit riders and residents to envision better public transit for the Mon Valley and Eastern Suburbs. This innovative transit mapping tool, entitled Beyond the East Busway, emerges from the belief that those most impacted by planning decisions are best-suited to […]

Got a mailing list? PPT’s new Organizing Fellowship is for you

Got a mailing list? Or an organization? Help us help you and spread the word about the new Organizing Fellowship! As they say – help us help you! PPT’s Fellowship is a great opportunity for your own organization. Send your constituents through PPT’s Fellowship and equip them with skills to push your own issues forward. […]

Three Port Authority Board Members Join PPT Bus Ride-Along

PPT has been inviting members of the Port Authority Board of Directors to ride the bus with the drivers and riders who interact with the system day in and day out. These riders and operators are the unsung experts of our transit system, and they need to be brought to the table if we’re going […]

Organizations and Residents Call for Holistic Public Process on Driverless Vehicles

For three years, City leaders have made the decision to subsidize the development of Autonomous Vehicle Technology – through the use of our roadways as a test track, through the blushing pride with which our city advertises itself as a tech hub without any regulatory framework, through the $23 million new road to accommodate an […]

Nominate advocates to join PPT’s Coordinating Committee

Join the core team of people who coordinate the direction of PPT PPT’s Coordinating Committee is the equivalent of our board of directors. We are looking for people who understand the importance of our work and are looking to get more involved in directing the course of our campaigns, communications, and actions. Structure and Expectations […]

Application Open! PPT Launches New Organizing Fellowship

Who are we PITTSBURGHERS FOR PUBLIC TRANSIT (PPT) is a grassroots organization of transit riders, transit workers, and residents, mobilizing for equitable, affordable, and sustainable public transit. What we do In 2018 PPT launched our Riders Vision for Public Transit. The ‘Riders Vision’ was created by dozens of transit riders and operators from across Allegheny […]

Check out this BEAUTIFUL video elegy by Dean Bog about the Four Mile Run neighborhood and their campaign to ensure public money goes to community transportation priorities, rather than the Mon-Oakland Connector roadway!

"The Run is a great place to raise your kids. This is the perfect family-oriented place. All you guys who stood downtown and fought for a cause so that the highway wouldn't run through here - I mean they're still trying to do it now. They're trying to run it through here and make it a business area. You just can't do that. I mean look at our houses. You can't find a secret like this. Even the pizza man still gets lost when he's looking for the place!"

www.youtube.com/watch?v=nu0TaQoUZzE&fbclid=IwAR3De94B7e7xXzNxbC44cQoGPjtWJ93HU12kSSk5QgTw0SG67Eeo...
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Pittsburghers for Public Transit

Sign this petition to call for the Mon-Oakland communities’ pedestrian, transit, and bike priorities to be funded and implemented:
🚶🏾🚲🚌 bit.ly/OurMoneyOurSolutions 🚌🚲🚶🏼‍♀️

Our neighbors know how to improve mobility for our community. We’ve put solutions forward for years. Time and time again, we’ve been told that there is no money to make those plans a reality. Yet, a multi-million dollar mobility project is now being pushed forward instead of our communities' solutions.

It’s time our public money and officials support these priorities.
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