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PPT in the News: The Transit Crisis Isn’t Over

On October 11th, members of the ATU’s Local 85 voted to ratify a contract that included $60 million in concessions over the next four years.  Their actions, along with funds from the state and county, averted the devastating 35% service cut that had been slated to take effect in September.  However, all of this is […]

Meeting on July 21st

Join us for a meeting at 10am at the Thomas Merton Center. We’ll be meeting with members of ATU Local 85.

Meeting with ATU Local 85 and the International President

Today we met at the ATU Local 85 headquarters along with International President, Larry Hanley. We’ve got only a couple months before the bus cuts take effect. We’ll be working closely with the union and PPT has got big plans for September 8th.

Raising the Issue

Over the past couple weeks we’ve passed out 10,000 of our 2nd edition ‘PA Needs Transit’ newspaper. If you haven’t seen it yet, you can download the digital version here: PA Needs Transit

The End Is Near

If you missed our doomday flyering or just want a copy of the flyer, click here.

Recap of 6/8 Save Our Public Transit March

PPT led a spirited demonstration to Save Our Public Transit on Friday, June 8th in Downtown Pittsburgh.  Over 200 transit riders and workers marched together to call for more public transit—not less.  Besides demanding a stop to bus cuts, speakers called upon lawmakers to create a dedicated source of funding for transportation and upon corporations […]

"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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