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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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 […]

Save Our Public Transit Demonstration 6/8

SAVE OUR PUBLIC TRANSIT! March & Rally           Friday, June 8th at 3:00 PM Meet at 11 Stanwix Street (the corner of Stanwix St and Fort Pitt Blvd in Downtown Pittsburgh).   The Pennsylvania General Assembly is about to go into summer recess without any solution to the state’s transportation funding crisis in place–it’s time to […]

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Our #TransitWorker crisis fuels our #TransitService crisis. Riders feel the impact when workers aren’t prioritized, and riders are stepping up to support worker demands.- Home Page- Home PageGlad to have @KDKA cover the story. - Home PagePittsburgh Regional Transit riders say they routinely experience delays waiting for buses, partly because there is still a shortage of drivers. Riders fear this could lead to service cuts. ... See MoreSee Less
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"If there's an issue and we need to call for help, half the time [PRT Management makes] it sounds like we're an inconvenience to them..."- Home Page- Home PageWe can't build better transit without first improving our transit workforce! It's #TransitWorker Week and we're calling on #AlleghenyCounty Exec candidates to commit to fixing the transit worker crisis to grow our transit system. - Home Page- Home Page💖🚌✊ Support transit workers and take action today: www.pittsburghforpublictransit.org/celebrate-transit-worker-day-by-standing-up-for-your-transit-w... ... See MoreSee Less
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