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.
Pittsburghers for Public Transit (PPT) is a grassroots union organizing for a more equitable, affordable and accessible transit system that meets all needs, with no communities left behind. We stand with transit riders and transit workers. To that end, we urge the Port Authority and ATU Local 85 to negotiate a quick and amenable resolution […]
Join us in saying thank you Mayor Gainey for putting an end to the Mon Oakland Connector For over six long years, residents of Hazelwood, Four Mile Run, and the surrounding neighborhoods have organized to say that public investment needs to meet public needs. All of their efforts finally paid off on February 17th. In front […]
Scooters? Sidewalk Robots? Autonomous Vehicles? New Report and Panel Discussion Examines Who Is Left Behind In City’s Rush to Adopt Micro Mobility & Tech-Centered Development “Mobility for Who? Rebuilding Bridges to Transportation Justice” is a new report co-authored by Tech4Society and Pittsburghers for Public Transit. The report’s authors and community advocates doing work for disability […]
Upgrades to S. Negley Station begin Feb 14th. Port Authority also awarded 3 other grants to improve Wilkinsburg Station, build 4 miles of sidewalks, and improve 8 high-use bus stops throughout the system! After a years-long planning process, Port Authority will begin construction on Phase 1 upgrades to S. Negley Station on the East Busway […]
After Years of Organizing and Planning, Mon Valley Communities See Federal Funding Responding to Transit-Oriented Development Needs
A new $565,500 grant to the Port Authority marks the next phase in residents’ successful campaign to extend the East Busway Transit riders, residents, businesses, and elected officials in the Mon Valley have been working hard to extend the East Busway’s benefits into their communities. After years of organizing to uplift the demand for better […]
There is no justice without an organized demand. Friday February 4th, Rosa Parks’ birthday, is National Transit Equity Day. Pittsburghers for Public Transit and our friends are celebrating by holding an 11:30 am broadcast on Facebook Live to highlight how there is no justice without an organized demand. Check out the FB Live Broadcast here […]