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Transit Toward Transformation! Victory for McKees Rocks Weekend Service

“We rely heavily on the 22-McCoy. We use it for everything.” Last month, Port Authority announced that it would extend weekend service to 99% of all Local routes. This decision brought victory to 6 different communities who organized neighborhood service restoration campaigns with PPT! System-wide weekend service will truly be transformative for Allegheny County. For […]

We Did It. We #SavedTransit, For Now, with $14 Billion Federal Stimulus

Transit riders and workers win $14 billion to keep their systems running during COVID-19. But more organizing will be needed in 2021. We did it. With the stimulus package just ratified in the US. House and Senate, we have won $14 billion in emergency COVID relief for public transit. That will stave off the imminent transit […]

Transit Towards Transformation: Victory for Brookline

“Having the bus all week long gives me the freedom to move.” Public transit has always been essential for workers and our city – 2020 proved it. Pittsburghers for Public Transit has continued to organize with communities through this pandemic. We are winning the transit service that changes lives – but we need you involved […]

O’Connor Moves to Divest from Mon Oakland Connector, and Invest in Affordable Housing

Call your Councilperson and ask them to support O’Connor’s budget amendment to divest from Mon Oakland Connector and invest in the Affordable Housing Opportunity Fund Councilmember Corey O’Connor announced on Thursday, 12/10, that he would introduce an amendment to the 2021 City Budget that would fund affordable housing, build safe sidewalks, and invest in black-owned businesses. […]

How We Won Weekend Service: Ms. Teaira Collins

“My grandmother always taught me to fight for what is right.” A message from Teaira Collins, PPT Member and Leader of the 93-Hazelwood Campaign: My son Judah is the light of my life. He has down syndrome and we never know when we’ll need the 93 to get us from our home in Hazelwood to […]

When we fight we win! Victory on Paid Sick Days in Allegheny County. ❤️🔥❤️🔥❤️VICTORY: After nearly two years of pressure from advocates all across the county and an initial veto from County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, last night, Allegheny County Council passed Paid Sick Days for businesses with more than 25 employees. No one should have to choose between their health, the health of their loved ones, and the ability to put food on the table. Especially not those most impacted by the County’s lack of paid sick days -- women and people of color. This legislation is a good and long overdue start to ensuring everyone has the time they need to get and stay well. But we will keep fighting until every worker in Allegheny County has access to paid sick days -- without arbitrary exceptions. (Accessible text: image of two people holding up a sign reading "PITTSBURGH FOR PAID SICK DAYS") ... See MoreSee Less
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TONIGHT @ 6pm! Join us at the Transit for All PA! Campaign Summit to recap & strategize about how to move a pro-transit agenda forward through Harrisburg in the new legislative year! Philly Transit Riders Union Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) 5th Square & Transit Forward Philadelphia👉 RSVP hereus02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rdeCqqT8qGtI0qnUEvDOweTw1nYFzzAoI ... See MoreSee Less
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