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What the New Infrastructure Bill Means for Pittsburgh Transit Riders

New Infrastructure Bill will bring historic levels of funding to Port Authority for capital projects – but it will also mean historic levels of highway funding too… We need the Senate to pass the Build Back Better act for climate justice now. For the last two years, PPT members have been calling for the federal […]

TRIB OP-ED: 4 ways Pittsburgh’s mayor must improve public transit

On November 2nd, Pittsburghers elected Representative Ed Gainey to become their next mayor. In the leadup to this election, PPT’s Director Laura Chu Wiens and Member Emily Howe published an op-ed in the Trib to outline how this next mayor needs to center public transportation in their plans to build an equitable Pittsburgh for all. […]

Pittsburgh’s Future in Transit: Assessing Mayoral Candidates’ Transit Promises

#VoteTransit: Public Transit is a Mayoral Issue Local transit initiatives have the power to map Pittsburgh’s future cityscape, and along with it, improve housing equity and economic growth for all residents. While federal transit funding makes headlines as a hot-button issue in national politics, the power of local governments to bring big improvements for transit riders […]

Transit Riders Celebrate Port Authority’s NEXTransit Long-Range Plan.

Riders’ Voices Were Heard! Riders are successful in uplifting priorities in Port Authority’s first-ever long-range plan. (Pittsburgh, PA) Friday, September 24th – Transit Riders in Allegheny County celebrated this morning as the Port Authority Board of Directors voted to adopt its NEXTransit 25-year long-range plan. The plan directly incorporated riders’ feedback around increasing fare affordability […]

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