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Votes Are In: PPT Membership Elects New Coordinating Committee Members 2020

Pittsburghers for Public Transit believes in transparency, accountability, public participation, democracy, collaboration, and shared leadership. And we want to practice what we preach. So each year our organization runs an open nomination and election process for our general membership to choose 5 people to serve on our Coordinating Committee (aka our Board of Directors). The Coordinating Committee […]

PPT takes the National stage to fight for an emergency low-income fares program

In the last week, PPT has partnered with Green For All to take our call for an emergency low-income fare program to the national stage. Now more than ever, public transit must be treated as an essential life-sustaining service – like housing, food, and utilities. Just like other emergency programs have been created to assist […]

Sen Toomey: will you stand up for transit? PPT Member Rahul encourages $32B for Covid recovery

On Friday, July 10th, PPT Member Rahul Amruthapuri joined immigrant justice orgs Asia Pacific American Labor Alliance, New Sanctuary Movement, CWS, NACASEK, Labor Council for Latin American Advancement and the Value Our Families coalition to speak to Senator Toomey’s office about the measures that immigrants need to in order to recover from Covid-19 and anti-immigrant […]

PPT’s 2020 Elections for Coordinating Committee Seats

Overview Pittsburghers for Public Transit is a grassroots, democratic, member-led organization that fights for racial justice and public transit as a human right.  Each July, the organization holds elections for its members to elect a slate of candidates to serve for two years on the Coordinating Committee. The Coordinating Committee is PPT’s equivalent to a […]