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Emergency Rally Against Transit Cuts! TOMORROW 1/26

Tomorrow morning the Port Authority Board of Directors will be meeting to officially vote on the proposed 35% transit cuts. Join members of Pittsburghers for Public Transit and ATU Local 85 to demand that PAT stand up for transit riders and workers! Where: The Heinz Building, 345 6th Avenue Downtown Pittsburgh When: 8:15 AM – […]

Transit funding needs a fix – we know how, tax the rich!

Marchers rallying on the steps of East Liberty Presbyterian Church By Jonna Jamie Pittsburgh, PA- On September 24, 2011 200 Pittsburghers marched down Penn Avenue through the neighborhood of East Liberty demanding “more transit, not less” and “no more cuts” to the bus routes in Allegheny County and beyond. The march and rally was organized […]

Occupy Pittsburgh / PPT Transit action!

Pittsburghers for Public Transit is partnering with our friends at Occupy Pittsburgh (http://www.occupypittsburgh.org) for the following action: Week of Action – Occupy Pittsburgh Public Transit Action Start: 12/16/2011 3:00 pm As many of you know, Port Authority of Allegheny County is pondering additional service cuts – up to 35% – effective in 2012. Last March, […]

Backers of Transit Try to Mobilize

Thursday, August 11, 2011 By Dan Majors, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Community groups calling for more public transit Wednesday met in the Hill District with a clear goal: If they’re going to get people on buses, they have to get people in the streets.“As organizers, we need to adopt the civil rights model,” said Mel Packer of […]

"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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