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.

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New Service Changes for Q1 2022 and what it means for riders – from the @PGH_Bus_Info Hotline

About Port Authority’s “Quarterly Service Adjustments” Four times every year, the Port Authority adjusts its transit schedules and routes to account for construction, road closures, rider/worker requests, ridership shifts, and/or all of the other unexpected changes that might affect Pittsburgh roads. These quarterly adjustments were dialed back because of the pandemic, but they seem to be […]

Port Authority Must Reinstate Mask Requirements for Rider and Worker Safety

We condemn the irresponsible decision by the Port Authority of Allegheny County to stop enforcing mask-wearing on public transit, following the Florida court ruling yesterday regarding the CDC mandate. The decision by PAAC comes as COVID-19 cases are rising in Allegheny County and nationwide due to a new and more transmissible strain of Omicron. Transit […]

Transit Justice is Environmental Justice – Join the Rally!

Transportation emissions are now the largest contributor to climate change in the United States. There is no managing or reversing the climate crisis without getting more people on transit.  As we approach Earth Day, however, public transit is the worse its been since the start of the pandemic, and Port Authority is cutting back service April […]

Transit troubles? Share your story and advocate for better service

Port Authority transit service is at its worse since the start of the pandemic. Has your bus not come? Have you been waiting for ages? Have the recent service cuts impacted you? Share your story and advocate for change: Canceled buses. Late arrivals. Crowding. Transit shutoffs. Over the last few weeks, Port Authority transit has […]

How Transit Can Meet the Moment with the Fern Hollow Bridge Collapse

PennDOT’s Fern Hollow Bridge Public Comment Form is OPEN Opportunity in a crash PPT Blog written by Emily Howe The collapse of the Fern Hollow Bridge on January 28, 2022 has fueled discussions at the city, state, and federal level about investing more in critical infrastructure.  One outcome of these discussions is that PennDOT will […]

Transit Worker Appreciation Day 2022

Because transit workers rock, we roll. Help PPT to celebrate Transit Worker Appreciation Day, 2022 Transit workers are the muscle in our county. Each year they carry hundreds of thousands of riders to the places they need to go. They have been on the front lines through this whole pandemic working to keep our county moving […]

Reunión importante, comparta ampliamente 📌 si habla español, nuestra familia en Casa San José está organizando una reunión para ayudar a registrarse para el nuevo programa de tarifas reducidas del transporte público. Llama o manda un mensaje a Laura con preguntas 412-736-7167Important meeting, share widely 📌 if you speak Spanish, our family at Casa San Jose is organizing a meeting to help people register for the County's new Discount Transit Fare Program. Call or send a message to Laura with questions, 412-736-7167 ... See MoreSee Less
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This bus is for all of us! Support PPT's Year-End Membership Drive and Fundraiser by joining as a member or donating today at bit.ly/givetransit ... See MoreSee Less
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