Pittsburghers for Public Transit is a grassroots union of transit riders, workers and neighbors. Together we organize for an expanded, affordable and accessible public transit system that meets all needs, with no communities left behind.

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The Secret to Getting Around the Transit App Pay Wall – It’s In the Details.

Transit App unveils new paid subscription, taking away access to key features. Free access is available, just message Transit in their app. Launched in 2019, Transit app has become one of the nation’s leading real-time public transit trackers. For those unfamiliar, Transit uses a crowdsourcing model to collect data of live bus times via user […]

Give feedback on our 2024 Strategic Plan!

Want to help shape the future of transit justice in Pittsburgh? This is your last chance to help PPT create our 2024 strategic plan–and the future of our organizing!  PPT is dedicated to a democratically-made strategic plan, which means that your feedback and visions are an integral part of the creation process. We’ve put together […]

Congrats to Sara Innamorato, Transit Champion and County Exec-Elect!

Join us in congratulating County Executive-elect Sara Innamorato on her victory! Sara put out a big vision for what public transit can be in our county.Sign on to say you’ll support her in making it real. Congratulations to incoming Allegheny County Executive Sara Innamorato, the first woman to hold the role! We celebrate the fact […]

RIDER INPUT NEEDED! PRT is redesigning the entire bus network

PRT’s new Bus Line Redesign project holds incredible potential and potential pitfalls. Riders need to get involved to demand a system that’s the right size for all of our needs. Its finally happening. PRT has been speaking for months about doing a redesign of the entire bus network after it was identified as a top […]

Transit Riders’ Priorities for the next Allegheny County Executive

Transit riders in Allegheny County are being presented with a once-in-a-generation opportunity. Go Straight to Transit Riders’ Demands After 12 years of being in this office, current County Executive Rich Fitzgerald has reached his term limit, and will vacate the seat in January, 2024. That means that this year’s election for County Executive on November […]

Riders Present 550+ Signature Petition to PRT Board #NotMyBRT

Let’s Turn This Bus Around! Riders present #NotMyBRT Petition with a 500+ signatures to reverse the October 1 Service Changes and give us more transit, not less. At the Friday, October 27th PRT Board Meeting, transit riders were back for the second time to demand that the October 1st service changes and the downward of […]

Pledge to #VoteTransit for the Allegheny County Executive Election

Transit riders! Make the pledge to #VoteTransit on November 7th in the Allegheny County Executive Election. We need a leader in office who will do the most for transit riders and our transit system. Voters will roll to the polls to elect a new leader for the MOST POWERFUL REGIONAL OFFICE FOR PUBLIC TRANSIT, the […]

Calling All Artists: Be Commissioned for Transit Justice Campaigns!

Are you an artist in the Pittsburgh region who is passionate about Transit Justice? Have you been looking for a way to share your art while getting involved in a movement for positive change? Then have we got the opportunities for you!  Keep reading for two opportunities to create artwork for Pittsburghers for Public Transit […]

#NotMyBRT! Tell the PRT board your story.

Riders are speaking out! Changes to the 61s, 71s and other routes have caused worse access. RSVP to join us and testify to the PRT board.   BRT improvements should make our transit access better, not set us back. We want PRT to reverse the changes! To accommodate the new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT, for […]

Send Love to Ms. Lisa Gonzalez’s Memory, She Taught Us How to Fight

Ms. Lisa was a long-time Board Member who led Pittsburghers for Public Transit’s campaign for transit justice. Her passing is a heartbreak for all in the movement. Please take a moment today to share your memories of Ms. Lisa and send condolences to her family. After a long battle with cancer, Ms. Lisa Gonzalez passed […]

Riders Rally to Stop Cuts, Call for Improvements!

Riders TURNED OUT Friday to speak directly to the board and call for a stop to these cuts. SUPPORT THE CALL for BRT improvements by signing the petition today! Did you hear? This Friday, PPT members and allies came together to protest proposed service cuts to the 61 and 71 bus routes–and it was absolute […]

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