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Out onto the buses and into the streets!

Our next general membership meeting will be this Saturday, January 19th at 10 am at the Human Services Building, One Smithfield St, in the Liberty Conference Room on the ground floor. There’s free parking – just hit the call button at the gate and someone will let you in. Here’s big stuff coming up that […]

General Membership meeting this Saturday, Dec. 15th

The Pittsburghers for Public Transit General Membership meeting is this Saturday, Dec.15th at 10 am, downtown at One Smithfield, in the Human Services Building, in the Liberty Conference Room, in the basement.  There’s free parking at the building. Here’s a brief summary of the agenda:   Community organizers report: County Council hearing on UPMC, Sprout grant, legislative coalition meeting in Harrisburg, etc. […]

Allegheny County Council hearing on UPMC role in our community

Pittsburghers for Public Transit will help rock the Allegheny County Courthouse today at 5pm. Help make our voices heard that UPMC, as “charity,” should actually act like a nonprofit, instead of making big bucks off their community. Ask our elected leaders to stand up for people who voted for them by demanding that UPMC give […]

PPT General membership meeting on November 17th

The PPT General Membership meeting is this Saturday, November 17th at 10am  at the Thomas Merton Center, 5129 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224. Agenda includes: Up/down vote on nominations for Coordinating Committee: Paul O’Hanlon and Mel Packer Report from subgroups: outreach, media, direct organizing, etc. Reports on Hill Consensus Group meeting, PCRG forums on Transit […]

Transit Bill of Rights

At the last general membership meeting on October 20th, Pittsburghers for Public Transit voted on a Transit Bill of Rights: Members of our community need public mass transit for basic mobility and access to work, school, hospitals, shopping areas, recreational facilities, polling places, places of worship, and families and friends. Public mass transit is a […]

We need an accurate census count in Allegheny County-- it will determine how much money we get in state and federal funding for all sorts of critical programs including public transit, education and healthcare, for the next decade! It just takes ten minutes, and is completely confidential. You can call 844-467-2020, or fill it out online at #EverybodyCounts #CensusChallenge #igotcounted #KeystoneCounts ... See MoreSee Less

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April 1st is #NationalCensusDay of Action. Spread the word, inviting others to participate, so we can have fair political representation and adequate funding for public transit and other community needs. #KeystoneCounts #CountMeIn
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