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.
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***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** May 21, 2015 Contact: Molly Nichols Pittsburghers for Public Transit firstname.lastname@example.org (412) 216-9659 Community voices heard as Port Authority proposes extending routes to transit deserts Port Authority presented their preliminary budget for Fiscal Year 7/2015-7/2016 to the Board’s Planning and Stakeholder Relations Committee this morning. It includes 3.7 million dollars for adding […]
Next week, the City is hosting public meetings to discuss proposed transit improvements and community development between Downtown and Oakland. This is an important opportunity for transit riders, transit workers, and residents to share ideas, concerns, and questions. Here is the invitation from the city, and this link provides more information: The City of Pittsburgh […]
Fast food workers and other low wage workers are going on strike today (4/15) to demand 15 dollars an hour and a union. Many of these workers are transit riders. They all deserve a living wage and respect on the job. Let’s lift up neighborhoods and families across our city and increase the wages of […]
Join us on Thursday April 9th as we Stand Up for Transportation! Groups from across the country are calling on Congress to pass a federal transportation bill, with adequate funding for public transit, biking, and walking. If we do not act now, the funding will run out at the end of May. On April 9th, we encourage you […]
Join us on Thursday April 9th as we Stand Up for Transportation! Groups from across the country are calling on Congress to pass a federal transportation bill, with adequate funding for public transit, biking, and walking. If we do not act now, the funding will run out at the end of May. On April 9th, […]
Thanks to over a dozen PPT volunteers, we distributed close to 2000 cards for riders to give to their operators! We also delivered cards to over 100 maintenance workers. Many riders were enthusiastic to thank their drivers, who were often thrilled to be acknowledged. Thanks to all who helped spread the word, including GoBurgh, Bike […]