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, May 18th

We’re in the home stretch before the Harrisburg rally on June 4th in support of public transit funding legislation. Please join us for our General Membership meeting on Saturday at 10 am at One Smithfield in the Human Services Building. Help us plan how to fill the buses to rumble the rotunda! Here’s the agenda:1. Harrisburg […]

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PPT celebrates Transit Day!

Pittsburghers for Public Transit joined GoBurgh to help kick off the first annual Transit Day in Market Square on Thursday, May 9th.  We helped distribute “Transit YES!” pins while collecting signatures for our Transit Bill of Rights.  Thanks to the organizers and everyone who turned out and signed up to help support the push for […]

Transit Day is May 9th!

To draw attention to this crucial public infrastructure, both the Pittsburgh City Council and Allegheny County Council will be proclaiming May 9th to be Transit Day! To celebrate our public transit system, Josh Verbanets of local band Meeting of Important People will rock Market Square at noon on May 9th, along with GoBurgh, Pittsburghers for […]

B.Y.O.B. Build Your Own Bus on May 5th

On May 5th, from 2-5pm, we’re having an art party at Assemble, 5125 Penn Ave, to make creative signs and a fleet of cardboard buses to rumble through the Capitol Rotunda during our big June rally in Harrisburg in support of public transit.Even if you can’t come to the rally, you can make a visual […]

Big Actions Being Planned with Local and Statewide Coalitions: Be In On the Action!

Pittsburghers for Public Transit is working with a broad local and statewide coalition of organizations to build support for legislation which will provide far more funding for public transportation than the Governor’s plan.  You’re invited to learn about our projects and campaigns and how you can contribute your talents, experience and expertise based on your […]

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Volunteer Training on April 14th: Building People Power to Keep our Transit Rolling

Better Together: You’re invited to join your fellow Pittsburghers for fun, interactive training with drivers, riders and other transit supporters who want to learn more about the transit crisis and how they can help win dedicated funding for public transit. Register here. April 14th from 2-4 pm at One Smithfield St in the Allegheny County Human […]

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All 7 candidates are here at Point Park for the Allegheny County Executive Primary Candidate debate! The next #ACE will be the most powerful person making decisions about public transit. We need an #ACE who understands that high-quality, affordable, and people-focused transit is necessary to address the persistent inequalities in health and economic outcomes between different communities in our region, and to have an economically vibrant region. Watch the livestream! ... See MoreSee Less
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What do you think about SPIN scooters? The City is holding a Public Hearing about the SPIN scooter program and whether (or not) it's meeting residents’ mobility needs. This Wed, 4/12 @ 2:30pm in City Council Chambers. - Home Page- Home PageRSVP to give your public comment: www.pittsburghforpublictransit.org/public-hearing-on-spin-scooters-mobility-needs/ ... See MoreSee Less
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