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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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 […]

PPT General membership meeting on November 17th

The PPT General Membership meeting is this Saturday, November 17th at 10am  at the Thomas Merton Center, 5129 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224. Agenda includes: Up/down vote on nominations for Coordinating Committee: Paul O’Hanlon and Mel Packer Report from subgroups: outreach, media, direct organizing, etc. Reports on Hill Consensus Group meeting, PCRG forums on Transit […]

Transit Bill of Rights

At the last general membership meeting on October 20th, Pittsburghers for Public Transit voted on a Transit Bill of Rights: Members of our community need public mass transit for basic mobility and access to work, school, hospitals, shopping areas, recreational facilities, polling places, places of worship, and families and friends. Public mass transit is a […]

NEXT MEETING: Sat Nov 17, 2012. 10 am at Thomas Merton Center. (General membership meetings are the 3rd Saturday of each month)This website and all our educational materials are currently being redesigned – stay tuned for some big changes. Here’s a basic summary of the Proposal for Organization, Strategy, Tactics, Activities that was revised and voted for […]

Reunión importante, comparta ampliamente 📌 si habla español, nuestra familia en Casa San José está organizando una reunión para ayudar a registrarse para el nuevo programa de tarifas reducidas del transporte público. Llama o manda un mensaje a Laura con preguntas 412-736-7167Important meeting, share widely 📌 if you speak Spanish, our family at Casa San Jose is organizing a meeting to help people register for the County's new Discount Transit Fare Program. Call or send a message to Laura with questions, 412-736-7167 ... See MoreSee Less
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Reunión importante, comparta ampliamente 📌 si habla español, nuestra familia en Casa San José está organizando una reunión para ayudar a registrarse para el nuevo programa de tarifas reducidas del transporte público. Llama o manda un mensaje a Laura con preguntas 412-736-7167Important meeting, share widely 📌 if you speak Spanish, our family at Casa San Jose is organizing a meeting to help people register for the County's new Discount Transit Fare Program. Call or send a message to Laura with questions, 412-736-7167 ... See MoreSee Less
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