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RUMBLE IN THE ROTUNDA!

JOIN THE FIGHT TO SAVE OUR PUBLIC TRANSIT LIFELINES! · RALLY IN HARRISBURG STATE CAPITOL ROTUNDA AGAINST TRANSIT CUTS  · MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2:OO P.M.   · FREE BUSES & LUNCHES FOR ROUND TRIP FROM PITTSBURGH · JOIN PEOPLE FROM ACROSS THE STATE TO BACK THE TRANSIT BILL OF RIGHTS · IF YOU CAN’T BE ON THE BUS, PLEASE CALL […]

PPT Launches Direct Organizing and Legislative Campaigns

PPT hit the papers and the airwaves today, at a press conference announcing the launch of our direct organizing and legislative campaigns. Enormous thanks to our speakers, Dave Vinski of the Allegheny County Labor Council, Andrew Austin, Executive Director of Americans for Transit,  and to Natalia Rudiak, who passed a Will of Council in support […]

New Statewide Campaign to Stop Transit Cuts and Privatization

PRESS CONFERENCE: CITY-COUNTY BUILDING, FIFTH FLOORTUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 9:30 A.M. A press conference called by Pittsburghers for Public Transit (PPT) for Tuesday, January 22 at 9:30am a.m. will draw together representatives of Pittsburgh City Council, the Allegheny County Labor Council, Americans for Transit, the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 85, the Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network and […]

Out onto the buses and into the streets!

Our next general membership meeting will be this Saturday, January 19th at 10 am at the Human Services Building, One Smithfield St, in the Liberty Conference Room on the ground floor. There’s free parking – just hit the call button at the gate and someone will let you in. Here’s big stuff coming up that […]

General Membership meeting this Saturday, Dec. 15th

The Pittsburghers for Public Transit General Membership meeting is this Saturday, Dec.15th at 10 am, downtown at One Smithfield, in the Human Services Building, in the Liberty Conference Room, in the basement.  There’s free parking at the building. Here’s a brief summary of the agenda:   Community organizers report: County Council hearing on UPMC, Sprout grant, legislative coalition meeting in Harrisburg, etc. […]

Allegheny County Council hearing on UPMC role in our community

Pittsburghers for Public Transit will help rock the Allegheny County Courthouse today at 5pm. Help make our voices heard that UPMC, as “charity,” should actually act like a nonprofit, instead of making big bucks off their community. Ask our elected leaders to stand up for people who voted for them by demanding that UPMC give […]