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RALLY TO SAVE TRANSIT – WEDNESDAY FEB 29 12 PM

Our public transit system is facing the most drastic cuts in service to date! POTENTIAL LOSS OF 35% OF SERVICE, 50% OF ROUTES AND 500 JOBS Take action to fight for public investment in transportation and demand that corporations pay there “fare” share. Pittsburghers for Public Transit, ATU Local 85, and Occupy Pittsburgh will be […]

Leafletting Events- Feb. 14, 24, 28

Join Occupy Pittsburgh, Pittsburghers for Public Transit, our union member sisters and brothers, and other residents to distribute post cards on buses, at bus stops, and at congested intersections to mobilize the public in support of public transit. Meet and pick up flyers between 3:30 and 5:00 PM at one of the two action locations and […]

Emergency Rally Against Transit Cuts! TOMORROW 1/26

Tomorrow morning the Port Authority Board of Directors will be meeting to officially vote on the proposed 35% transit cuts. Join members of Pittsburghers for Public Transit and ATU Local 85 to demand that PAT stand up for transit riders and workers! Where: The Heinz Building, 345 6th Avenue Downtown Pittsburgh When: 8:15 AM – […]

Transit funding needs a fix – we know how, tax the rich!

Marchers rallying on the steps of East Liberty Presbyterian Church By Jonna Jamie Pittsburgh, PA- On September 24, 2011 200 Pittsburghers marched down Penn Avenue through the neighborhood of East Liberty demanding “more transit, not less” and “no more cuts” to the bus routes in Allegheny County and beyond. The march and rally was organized […]

Occupy Pittsburgh / PPT Transit action!

Pittsburghers for Public Transit is partnering with our friends at Occupy Pittsburgh (http://www.occupypittsburgh.org) for the following action: Week of Action – Occupy Pittsburgh Public Transit Action Start: 12/16/2011 3:00 pm As many of you know, Port Authority of Allegheny County is pondering additional service cuts – up to 35% – effective in 2012. Last March, […]

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