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Transit Workers Appreciation Day is right around the corner

Ever year, March 18th marks the day for transit riders to show their appreciation for all the hard work that PAAC transit workers put into making our system run. This year PPT is going to show our appreciation by collecting personal thank-you notes from over 250 riders, and delivering them in person to the workers […]

Raise Need for Transit+Housing in Allegheny County Annual Action Plan

Strong policies are needed at the county level to tie great transit to quality affordable housing. Take three minutes to fill out Allegheny County’s Annual Action Plan survey to elevate transit/housing as a priority. More from the survey: Allegheny County is undertaking the development of its FY 2019 Annual Action Plan (AAP), as required by […]

#MakeOurFaresFair Rally & Media Coverage

🗣️”1 trip! 2 trip ! 3 trip! 4! Why are poor folks paying more” Through the last 6-weeks, Riders led a campaign to collect over 2,500 signatures in support of three easy #FareEquity policies: 1. Fare Capping (to allow daily/weekly/monthly/yearly bus passes to be paid for one ride at a time) 2. Free Transfers 3. […]

Amazon Passes on Pittsburgh: A Bullet Dodged

Finally, after months of private negotiations over billions of public dollars, Amazon has announced it will pass on Pittsburgh as the location for its second headquarters. It is reported that Pittsburgh’s bid would have given enormous tax incentives and decision-making power over where their tax-dollars would be spent. All without any public input or transparency. That’s […]

labor day 2018

Labor day is an important holiday in Pittsburgh. It is a reminder to those in power that it is people like us who keep the city and county running. Thousands of union members from all over the area marched together in celebration of fights won and in preparation for fights to come. When riders’ unions […]

High service marks for Port Authority

Good news that riders give the Port Authority high marks! But this is important too: “Price seems to be such a sensitive issue for riders that TransPro recommended that the agency do everything it can to avoid raising fares over the next few years. Last year, the agency switched to a flat $2.50 fare for […]

Check out this BEAUTIFUL video elegy by Dean Bog about the Four Mile Run neighborhood and their campaign to ensure public money goes to community transportation priorities, rather than the Mon-Oakland Connector roadway!

"The Run is a great place to raise your kids. This is the perfect family-oriented place. All you guys who stood downtown and fought for a cause so that the highway wouldn't run through here - I mean they're still trying to do it now. They're trying to run it through here and make it a business area. You just can't do that. I mean look at our houses. You can't find a secret like this. Even the pizza man still gets lost when he's looking for the place!"

www.youtube.com/watch?v=nu0TaQoUZzE&fbclid=IwAR3De94B7e7xXzNxbC44cQoGPjtWJ93HU12kSSk5QgTw0SG67Eeo...
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Pittsburghers for Public Transit

Sign this petition to call for the Mon-Oakland communities’ pedestrian, transit, and bike priorities to be funded and implemented:
🚶🏾🚲🚌 bit.ly/OurMoneyOurSolutions 🚌🚲🚶🏼‍♀️

Our neighbors know how to improve mobility for our community. We’ve put solutions forward for years. Time and time again, we’ve been told that there is no money to make those plans a reality. Yet, a multi-million dollar mobility project is now being pushed forward instead of our communities' solutions.

It’s time our public money and officials support these priorities.
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