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VICTORY! Swissvale Bridge Will Open To Pedestrians
Swissvale residents are successful with a community petition to reopen the Washington Ave. bridge to pedestrians – now it’s time to dream! Last week, on July 7th at around 7pm, PennDOT ordered the Washington Ave Bridge in Swissvale to close IMMEDIATELY to all traffic. According to a recent Post Gazette article, “Days prior, on Thursday, […]
PPT Summer Party! Get Your Tickets Today.
PPT’s Summer Party to celebrate the campaigns we’ve won and the community we’ve built. August 10th! 6-8pm! Mark your calendars for the first in-person party that PPT has held since the start of the pandemic. It’s been a long, difficult road since March 2020, but we’ve kept up our organizing and shown that transit rider […]
No Way To The Busway!? Sign the Petition for Access in Swissvale
Cuts, cuts, cuts: new round of service changes continues downward trend.
The cuts are deemed “temporary” – but riders need to see a plan for service expansion because our experience is that once routes are cut, they don’t come back. Port Authority (now “Pittsburgh Regional Transit”) typically updates its service schedules 4 times every year, but the most recent round of service changes that took effect […]
Board election time! Cast your ballot for PPT’s leadership team
After all of the nominees introduced themselves at our July Meeting, the ballot is open! The deadline for all PPT Members to cast their ballot in the PPT Board Election is 27th at midnight. Please read this blog with bios on all the candidates before casting your vote. Overview of PPT’s Board Election Process Pittsburghers […]
Members Make PPT: Join 10yr Anniversary Membership Drive & Fundraiser
No Service, No Survival. Join or renew your PPT Membership today. After a decade of transit rider organizing, PPT is winning campaigns and building the movement for transit justice – but we need you now more than ever. People have always been on the front lines fighting for transit justice in Pittsburgh. Whether from disabled […]
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