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Support the new Transit Rider Mask Fund for Give Big Pittsburgh

Transit riders and workers are essential. They need PPE to keep safe during Covid-19. Over 25,000 people are still riding Port Authority transit every day. These are the people who keep our hospitals, grocery stores, and pharmacies open. We rely on them to keep our families safe and fed, so let’s ensure that they stay […]

News Roundup: Press Conference for increased bus frequency, hazard pay for workers

On April 16th, PPT held a press conference with ATU Local 85, Rep Jake Wheatley, TransitCenter and local transit riders to call for hazard pay to transit workers, and increased transit service. Check out the coverage below: “Pittsburghers for Public Transit calls for increased bus frequency, hazard pay for workers” by Hannah Lynn at PGH […]

PPT Joins National Alliances in calls for Covid-19 Transit Expansion & Protections

Efforts are needed on all fronts if we are to overcome these times of crisis. Since the beginning of March, PPT has joined a number of national alliances to call on our federal legislators to expand resources for public transit, worker protections, affordable housing, healthcare and more. Read some of these letters below and make […]

100+ Transit Riders+Workers Join for 1st PA Statewide Call

🚌 Philly ✊ Harrisburg ✊ Pittsburgh 🚌 Riders and workers are ready to organize More than 100 transit riders and workers from across Pennsylvania came together to bridge the social/physical distance and begin to organize for public transit that moves us past Covid-19. Led by the Philly Transit Riders Union and Pittsburghers for Public Transit, […]

PA Statewide Transit Riders Meeting re Covid-19

PPT & the Philly Transit Riders Union are holding the first-ever statewide transit riders call to organize around our Covid-19 response The Covid-19 outbreak has shown that public transit is indeed the lifeblood of our cities and state – moving frontline workers and riders to life’s essentials; jobs, food, healthcare, and more. If our state […]

Mark your calendars! October 6 Transit Rider Unions from across the country will tell politicians to #TrustRidersFundTransit!! Like Transit Riders of the United States Together & RSVP to the FB event to learn more: www.facebook.com/events/edit/330523644827275 ... See MoreSee Less

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🔥READ IT HERE!!🔥 PPT's new report "No Greater Need, No Greater Opportunity: The Time for COVID-19 Fare Relief for Low-Income Riders is Now" ow.ly/bE5t50BBKCN ... See MoreSee Less

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