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!
Bryon Shane 29 April 14:29 To All; We are going to Harrisburg with the CLEAR Coalition for the Rally for a Responsible Budget on May 3 at 1:00 PM at the State Capitol in Harrisburg. We need all hands on deck to show our support of a balanced approach to the state budget that includes […]
http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=162088440518701 Time 29 April · 08:30 – 11:30 Location Heinz Building, Sixth Street Pittsburgh, Pa To All PPT Members; We are scheduling a Rally in front of the Heinz Building on Friday April 29th at 8:30 am. Port Authority Board Meeting begins at 9:30 am.…We have been silent for too long, we cannot afford to […]
HARRISBURG, Pa., April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Governor Tom Corbett announced today that he has signed an executive order creating a Transportation Funding Advisory Commission to develop innovative solutions to Pennsylvania’s mounting transportation funding challenges. “We need a comprehensive, strategic blueprint for how we pay for years of underinvestment in our roads, bridges, and mass […]
Paul McLennan- Labor Notes More than 100 transit activists met in Washington, D.C. in mid-March for the Amalgamated Transit Union’s “boot camp,” learning how to build coalitions between transit workers and transit riders. Responding to the near-universal threat of budget cuts and privatization, transit workers and transit riders are learning how to work together, like […]