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New Video: Ride public transit? You can make it better.

Hey Pittsburgh! You’re an expert in public transit, and you know how to make it better. Share your comments, ideas & questions about Port Authority and we’ll bring them with us when we ride the bus 1 on 1 with Port Authority Board Members. Bus running late?Any input on fares?Got a favorite bus driver? Leave […]

Call for a full and proper public process around autonomous vehicles

PPT believes that residents deserve a full, frank public conversation about all the possible effects of an Autonomous Vehicle future – the increase in car congestion, the job loss, the sprawl, the effect on our environment, the decrease in public transit service and ridership, the heightened displacement and gentrification, the Billions needed in public subsidy, etc. […]

Council Will Vote to Continue Moving Self-Driving Shuttle Deployment

CALL to ACTION: On Wednesday, May 15th at 10 am, 414 Grant St Pgh 15219, Pittsburgh City Council will be asked to approve a $410k grant for public outreach on self-driving cars in the Hazelwood and Greenfield neighborhoods. This is yet another indication that the City’s decision to have autonomous vehicles (AV) be the “transportation solution” for these […]

#Winning! Kania’s Out! Now Let’s Get Heather McClain Appointed to the Seat

Riders succeed in removing controversial member of Port Authority Board, continue calling for Heather McClain to be appointed in his place, and for rider involvement in board selection process Riders were able to claim a victory today with Gov. Wolf’s removal of a controversial member of the Port Authority Board! This decision came just mere […]

Gov. Wolf: Appoint Heather McClain to Port Authority Board of Directors

Pittsburghers for Public Transit Calls on Governor Wolf to Remove Port Authority Board Member Embroiled in Controversy, and Appoint Rider Advocate Heather McClain In an open letter co-signed by 13 regional and statewide organizations and elected officials, Pittsburghers for Public Transit (PPT) is calling on Governor Tom Wolf to appoint rider advocate Heather McClain to […]

PPT Welcomes Rep. Austin Davis to PAAC Board of Directors

Pittsburghers for Public Transit welcomes Representative Austin Davis as the newest appointee to the Board of Directors of the Port Authority of Allegheny County. As a sophomore Representative of the Monongahela Valley, a region where transit’s usage is high and its value is essential, Austin Davis has been vocal about the vital role that transit plays […]

Check out this BEAUTIFUL video elegy by Dean Bog about the Four Mile Run neighborhood and their campaign to ensure public money goes to community transportation priorities, rather than the Mon-Oakland Connector roadway!

"The Run is a great place to raise your kids. This is the perfect family-oriented place. All you guys who stood downtown and fought for a cause so that the highway wouldn't run through here - I mean they're still trying to do it now. They're trying to run it through here and make it a business area. You just can't do that. I mean look at our houses. You can't find a secret like this. Even the pizza man still gets lost when he's looking for the place!"

www.youtube.com/watch?v=nu0TaQoUZzE&fbclid=IwAR3De94B7e7xXzNxbC44cQoGPjtWJ93HU12kSSk5QgTw0SG67Eeo...
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Pittsburghers for Public Transit

Sign this petition to call for the Mon-Oakland communities’ pedestrian, transit, and bike priorities to be funded and implemented:
🚶🏾🚲🚌 bit.ly/OurMoneyOurSolutions 🚌🚲🚶🏼‍♀️

Our neighbors know how to improve mobility for our community. We’ve put solutions forward for years. Time and time again, we’ve been told that there is no money to make those plans a reality. Yet, a multi-million dollar mobility project is now being pushed forward instead of our communities' solutions.

It’s time our public money and officials support these priorities.
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