Pittsburghers for Public Transit is a grassroots union of transit riders, workers and neighbors. Together we organize for an expanded, affordable and accessible public transit system that meets all needs, with no communities left behind.
Better Transit Starts Here
The City of Pittsburgh is holding a Public Hearing about the SPIN scooter program and whether they are (or are not) meeting residents’ mobility needs. Since the summer of 2021, Pittsburghers have had to learn to navigate the city’s public spaces with a new neighbor on our roads, on our sidewalks, and in our public […]
PPT is inviting all of the candidates running for Allegheny County Executive for a ride-along with transit riders and workers. The Allegheny County Executive is the most powerful person in Southwestern PA when it comes to public transit. So it is CRITICAL that this person understands what it’s like to ride the bus and be […]
Transit riders in Allegheny County are being presented with a once-in-a-generation opportunity. Go Straight to Transit Riders’ Demands After 12 years of being in this office, current County Executive Rich Fitzgerald has reached his term limit, and will vacate the seat in January, 2024. That means that this year’s elections for County Executive– both the […]
Without transit workers, we have no transit system. Our transit system is short 220+ workers and our scheduled service is in decline. This Transit Worker Appreciation Day, join PPT in calling on our next Allegheny County Executive to build better public transit by addressing the worker crisis. On Saturday, March 18th, we celebrate National Transit […]
Did you get into the new discount fare pilot program? We want to hear from you so we can advocate for a permanent, fully-free program for all. More affordable transit fares are coming to Allegheny County because transit took action – but now we need to continue our advocacy to make this a permanent program […]
Wait, what’s going on? PRT is proposing big changes to downtown bus routes, and you have until March 26th to give your feedback. Bus routes are undergoing a serious overhaul. Pittsburgh Regional Transit (PRT) is proposing to redesign how buses move through Downtown Pittsburgh. This is a big deal and one that all transit riders should […]