• 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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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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Emergency Rally Against Transit Cuts! TOMORROW 1/26

Tomorrow morning the Port Authority Board of Directors will be meeting to officially vote on the proposed 35% transit cuts. Join members of Pittsburghers for Public Transit and ATU Local 85 to demand that PAT stand up for transit riders and workers! Where: The Heinz Building, 345 6th Avenue Downtown Pittsburgh When: 8:15 AM – […]

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Transit funding needs a fix – we know how, tax the rich!

Marchers rallying on the steps of East Liberty Presbyterian Church By Jonna Jamie Pittsburgh, PA- On September 24, 2011 200 Pittsburghers marched down Penn Avenue through the neighborhood of East Liberty demanding “more transit, not less” and “no more cuts” to the bus routes in Allegheny County and beyond. The march and rally was organized […]

Occupy Pittsburgh / PPT Transit action!

Pittsburghers for Public Transit is partnering with our friends at Occupy Pittsburgh (http://www.occupypittsburgh.org) for the following action: Week of Action – Occupy Pittsburgh Public Transit Action Start: 12/16/2011 3:00 pm As many of you know, Port Authority of Allegheny County is pondering additional service cuts – up to 35% – effective in 2012. Last March, […]