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!
Stop the Cuts! Sign-up for 24 Hours of Action to Save Public Transit in Allegheny County! Beginning at 11:00 AM on Thursday, March 24 through 11:00 AM Friday, March 25 Culminating in a rally on Friday at 8:30 AM before the Port Authority Board Meeting At Port Authority Head Quarters, 6th St. and Smithfield Ave. […]
VIDEO:WPXI – http://www.wpxi.com/news/27250940/detail.htmlWTAE – http://www.wtae.com/news/27251486/detail.html Photos by Dawn Jackman-Biery From the Post-Gazette: Nancy Downie of Delmont had never participated in a protest in all of her 58 years but Saturday she joined a Squirrel Hill march and rally by an estimated 500 like-minded opponents of impending Port Authority service cuts. Simply put, she came “to […]
FACEBOOK EVENT Location & Time Beacon and Murray to Forbes and Murray in Squirrel Hill at NOON Created by: Pittsburghers for Public Transit, The Port Authority plans to institute an unnecessary and devastating 15 percent service cut on March 27th. Transit riders, workers, and all those concerned about the health of our city must show […]
County Council Asks Port Authority To Postpone Bus, Trolley CutsFrom WTAE: PITTSBURGH — About 75 Port Authority workers and riders gathered early Tuesday evening in front of the Allegheny County Courthouse — where a County Council meeting was taking place — and rallied against proposed cuts to bus and trolley service. Protesters wanted the council […]