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New Statewide Campaign to Win Expanded Transit Funding in PA

Public transit is essential for Pennsylvanians – It keeps us moving to jobs, food, and healthcare. But state transportation funding is in jeopardy. But politicians have left transit riders and transit workers out of conversations about a solution. Transit riders and workers won’t stand for another round of service cuts, fare hikes, and layoffs! We […]

Elevate Transit Equity as Priority in Port Authority’s Long-Range Plan

This is a chance to advocate for the changes we want to see. We need to make sure transit riders are front and center. This is an exciting moment for riders. Port Authority is doing its first long-range plan in decades. This means that we have a chance to advocate for some big changes and […]

“But we still need transit”: PPT’s Low-Income Fare Survey

COVID hit us hard. But we still need transit. COVID has caused thousands of us to lose jobs and income. But we still need transit to access life’s essentials: food, healthcare, jobs, housing, family. Now more than ever, the Port Authority needs to start a low-income fare program. This would support riders, and support everyone […]

ACCESS IS L♥VE: Help PPT make our organization and its work more accessible

Help PPT build an access-centered movement. Take the PPT Accessibility Survey now In efforts to make Pittsburghers for Public Transit (PPT) a more accessible organization, we are conducting a survey to identify areas we need to improve on and things we can do differently. Your thoughts irrespective of whether you attended a meeting or took […]

Final Meeting on Updates to Bus Rapid Transit Plan

PAT’s Final meeting as Downtown-Oakland-East End BRT system nears completion will be held Thursday, 1/28 at 6pm For those of you who have followed the Downtown-Oakland Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project, you’ll know about the vital part that transit rider organizing has played in bringing more equity to this project. For those who may not […]

PPT’s Year-end Fundraising Drive is a success, with 320+ people raising $19,500

PPT members are ready to organize for transformation Pittsburghers for Public Transit is proud to announce that we far exceeded even our reach goal for the organization’s 2020 year-end fundraiser – “Transit Towards Transformation” – with over 320 people helping to raise $19,500! These dollars and the community who raised them are absolutely essential for […]

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