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Mon-Oakland connector

“Jonah McAllister-Erickson of Pittsburghers for Public Transit said, ‘We probably could use better public transit, but this is not the solution. Micro transit projects have been a complete flop’ in other cities, with low ridership and high operating costs.” http://www.post-gazette.com/…/Proteste…/stories/201807300043

KAILEY LOVE / 90.5 WESA

Great article on fare capping

An article was written by Margaret J. Krauss published by WESA entitled “How Fare-Capping Could Make Transit More Equitable”. It did an incredible job of describing the ways Port Authority’s current fare system cost low-income folks more for access the same transit as their more wealthy counterparts. “‘A lot of people can’t shell out the […]

39 Weekend Bus Service Fight in Brookline!

On July 25 a group of incredible Brookline transit riders and a bus operator presented over 550 petition signatures and resident testimony to the Port Authority board, requesting additional Saturday service hours and the restoration of Sunday bus service on the 39. Those same transit riders and operator will be meeting with Councilman Anthony Coghill on […]

The Riders’ Vision for Public Transit

Join us! Sign up on our main page to take part in any of the four planks of the Riders’ Transit Vision: Transit as A Roadmap for Economic Opportunity, A Foundation for Equity, A Solution for Air Quality and Climate Change, and A Vital Link for Quality, Affordable Housing.

Join Us: BRT 61 Bus Celebration and the Riders’ Vision for Better Transit

A Celebration of the BRT 61 Bus Service Victory and the release of The Riders’ Vision for Better Transit Monday June 25th 5:30-8:00 pm Rankin Christian Center 230 3rd Ave, Rankin, PA 15104 RSVP here On June 25th, PPT and Mon Valley Initiative will hold a Celebration and Launch of a Transit Riders’ Vision for […]

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Pittsburghers for Public Transit

OMG! Have you seen Summer '19's hottest transit fashion item!? 🏖️🌴🚍

Pick yours up at the Smithfield St Customer Service Center starting June 20th, 7:30am. Quantity is limited, so expect this hot item to move fast!😁Mark your calendars! Starting Thursday, June 20th we will be piloting ConnectBands – a thin, sleek bracelet that works just like your ConnectCard. The technology embedded in the bracelet allows you to easily tap it on a farebox – paying your fare without having to search through your bag or wallet for your ConnectCard or cash.

If you are interested in participating in the pilot, stop by the Downtown Service Center at 623 Smithfield St. between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. on June 20th.

Only a limited number are available, and they will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Come early if you can!
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