• photo credit: Kimmy Dinh, Thomas Merton Center

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Come to one of our monthly meetings, held the second Wednesday of every month at 7pm at 1 Smithfield Street downtown. Sign up for our mailing list, or support us with a tax-deductible contribution.

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Pittsburghers for Public Transit

We are a grassroots organization of riders, drivers, and advocates working to defend and expand public transit. We believe that transit is a human right: everyone should have access to safe, affordable, and environmentally-sustainable transit operated by union drivers paid living wages. Join us in keeping the public in public transit!

Our Campaigns

Find out more about communities that have mobilized to restore bus service in transit deserts, the campaign for affordable housing near good transit, and the fight for equity with the BRT and Proof of Payment proposals.

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Click here to see the most updated news from PPT! See pictures and videos from the past month's events and actions as well as updates on campaigns. Get the latest on upcoming actions and events as well!

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Latest Posts

Transit Worker Appreciation Day!

PPT Celebrates Transit Worker Appreciation Day

Thank you to all the drivers and transit workers that do all they can to get us to our destination safely! Shoutout to Sue Scanlon and Tom Conroy for being awesome bus drivers and for all the work they do with PPT, Larry Bernard and Paul for showing us around the Manchester Main Shop, and […]

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URA Issues RFP for Lexington Site

Link to RFP for Lexington and some more information around the site. Kudos to the residents for insisting on mixed-income development and for highlighting in every community meeting that affordable housing is a necessity! We support the Port Authority’s TOD guidelines and the P4 metrics that are also included.

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PPT attends Transit Rider Bootcamp

PPT had a large contingent at the Transit Rider Bootcamp hosted by Americans for Transit. It was an amazing and inspiring learning experience, and we got to hear from other transit justice organizations across the country!  

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Speakers Call out URA for Role in BRT app

From a great article in WESA: Some concerned about BRT’s effects on the Mon Valley and other communities have said they think the project violates the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, which outlaws discrimination by federally funded government agencies. Before a public transit agency makes any major service change, it has to conduct […]