Pittsburghers for Public Transit is a grassroots union of transit riders, workers and neighbors. Together we organize for an expanded, affordable and accessible public transit system that meets all needs, with no communities left behind.

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Get your tickets now! PPT’s Summer Member Picnic

PPT Members! RSVP below to join us at our Summer PicnicAugust 9th, 6-9pm at Mellon Park Shelter PPT Members are making waves and its time to celebrate <3 Whether its a victory to center disabled people as leaders in City planning, or elect a transit champion to be the next County Executive, or increase funding […]

It’s Board Election Time! PPT Members Cast Your Vote Before 8/9/23

PPT’s election for our Board of Directors will run from July 12th-August 9th. All PPT Members in good standing should cast their ballots for our next leadership team! Please read this blog with bios on all the candidates before casting your vote. An overview of our election process and a guide on how to vote […]

Advocates Rally in Harrisburg for Expanded Transit Funding Options

Legislators, advocates praise new bill HB 1307 to allow PA Counties to expand funding for public transit This recap is reprinted from Transit for All PA!’s website An enthusiastic crowd of State Legislators, Transit Agency Representatives, Transit Worker Union Leaders, and Transit Advocates led by Representative Joe Hohenstein, gathered on the steps of the State […]

Volunteer for the Summer Membership Drive!

Help PPT bring on 100 new members during our Summer Membership Drive! Our members are the heart of Pittsburghers for Public Transit. Help us grow our membership by volunteering to help our Summer Membership Drive. PPT Summer Membership Drive Phone Bank Sign-up

Time Is Running Out! Regional Plan Needs Big Vision For Public Transit

The Southwest Transportation Commission is revising its long-term transportation plan for the entire SWPA region. Public meeting is being held on 6/8. Deadline for public comment is 6/9. Take a Look: Big plans are in progress for public transit in Allegheny County (and the whole Southwest PA region including Beaver, Butler, Westmoreland County and 6 […]

Find Out the Secret Recipe for PPT’s Newest Organizer, Nicole!

Meet Nicole Gallagher! PPT’s newest staff member, and the organization’s second Community Organizer. In her own words, here’s the secret recipe: Recipe for a PPT Organizer: 9 years labor organizer with Unite Here 20 years proud service industry worker  A dash of local, diy Pittsburgh organizing Several ounces of personal and family history of riding […]

People Power! Not Techy Products.

People Power! Not Techy Products. A Funeral Parade for the Mon Oakland Connector and Birth Day Picnic for a New Day of Community-Driven Process Sunday, June 11, 2023 – 1pm Parade start at Panther HollowParade end and picnic at the playground in The RunPicnic Potluck until 4pm-ish Out with the bad, in with the good! […]

Take the #VoteTransit Pledge to elect a champion for public transit

Transit riders! Make the pledge to #VoteTransit this Election Day to put a County Executive in office who will do the most for transit riders and our transit system Voters will roll to the polls to elect a new leader for the MOST POWERFUL REGIONAL OFFICE FOR PUBLIC TRANSIT, the Allegheny County Executive. The County […]

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