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Come Party With Us! 2021 Was a Year of Transit Campaigns Worth Celebrating

In 2021, PPT members brought both the SHELTER and the STORM! Join us to celebrate a year of successful (and hard-fought) transit organizing. In 2021, PPT members brought both the SHELTER and the STORM. This year was hard – the crushing effects of the pandemic, a transit death spiral, a transit funding cliff. Jobs and […]

Finally, We Can Win Better Transit from Homestead to McKeesport

It’s GO Time. Homestead to McKeesport Transit Improvements are within reach! Let’s make sure we see through to the finish line our demands for quality transit Beyond the East Busway: the Homestead to McKeesport edition.  The Context:  Years of organizing from riders led to the Port Authority’s recent adoption of the NextTransit long-range plan to build […]

We are the shelter. We are the storm: Year-End Fundraising Campaign!

“We have to care for our neighbors and be the shelter. We have to fight for them and be the storm.” – Alisa Grishman, PPT Member Your support for PPT will mean that more neighbors like Alisa will organize to win quality, affordable public transit in Allegheny County and across Pennsylvania.  A note from PPT […]

What the New Infrastructure Bill Means for Pittsburgh Transit Riders

New Infrastructure Bill will bring historic levels of funding to Port Authority for capital projects – but it will also mean historic levels of highway funding too… We need the Senate to pass the Build Back Better act for climate justice now. For the last two years, PPT members have been calling for the federal […]

"longtime local disability advocate Paul O’Hanlon told me, “[sidewalks] take you home, to transit, to businesses, to your work. If sidewalks don’t work, then nothing works.”"New from Hazelwood Initiative, Inc. on the City's sidewalk prgm & why it needs improved: www.hazelwoodinitiative.org/post/disability-advocates-and-experts-agree-the-city-needs-safe-acces... ... See MoreSee Less
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Every Pittsburgher deserves safe sidewalks to connect them to life's essentials. When UPMC pays its fair share in taxes we can finally build public infrastructure that is accessible to all.🚨Campaign kickoff FRIDAY to push UPMC to pay its fair share: www.facebook.com/events/1078252989731427/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Such a good time partying down w members at our picnic on Wednesday! We have an awesome community and a lot to celebrate. Thanks to all who were able to join. ... See MoreSee Less
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