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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!

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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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Latest Posts

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Mon Valley Residents Say No to Implementing BRT on their Backs

Powerful testimony on Friday, October 27, in the Port Authority Board Room about the consequences of implementing the Bus Rapid Transit plan at the expense of riders on the 61 and 71 buses. Currently the Port Authority isĀ anticipating a 45 % cut in frequency on the 61 buses, and mandatory transfers in Oakland for riders […]

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Full room at the Duquesne BRT Meeting Yesterday!

Full room at the Duquesne BRT meeting yesterday! Thanks to everyone who came out to say “NO” to more cuts to service. The BRT meetings in Braddock, Duquesne, and McKeesport over the past several weeks have been packed, and residents raised many important concerns around the current proposed BRT plan. As it stands, riders on […]

Don't Criminalize Transit Riders! photo credit: Kimmy Dinh, Thomas Merton Center

Which side are you on, Dom? Say “NO” to criminalization of transit riders!

Thanks to all who came out yesterday to oppose armed police checking fare payment on our public transit. We’re asking Dom Costa and the Port Authority board: which side are you on? Your constituents say “NO” to the criminalization of transit riders. Transportation not Deportation! Public Transit, not a Checkpoint!   http:// Crystal JenningsĀ leading chants […]