• Pittsburghers for Public Transit marched alongside thousands of Union members from all across the state including ATU local 85. Unions of every type are what keeps those in power held to account and we appreciate all the work that they do.

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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

National Day of Action to Stop Transit Cuts! Defend Pittsburgh Public Transit!

When: Wednesday April 4th 12:00 PM Where: City-County Building – 414 Grant Street Downtown Pittsburgh Pittsburghers for Public Transit, ATU Local 85, and Occupy Pittsburgh will rally against the local proposed cut to transit service and fare hikes while calling attention to the war and financial crimes perpetrated by the US government and Giant Banks […]

RALLY TO SAVE TRANSIT – WEDNESDAY FEB 29 12 PM

Our public transit system is facing the most drastic cuts in service to date! POTENTIAL LOSS OF 35% OF SERVICE, 50% OF ROUTES AND 500 JOBS Take action to fight for public investment in transportation and demand that corporations pay there “fare” share. Pittsburghers for Public Transit, ATU Local 85, and Occupy Pittsburgh will be […]

Leafletting Events- Feb. 14, 24, 28

Join Occupy Pittsburgh, Pittsburghers for Public Transit, our union member sisters and brothers, and other residents to distribute post cards on buses, at bus stops, and at congested intersections to mobilize the public in support of public transit. Meet and pick up flyers between 3:30 and 5:00 PM at one of the two action locations and […]