Pittsburghers for Public Transit
We are a grassroots organization of riders, drivers, and advocates working to defend and expand public transit. We believe that transit is a human right: everyone should have access to safe, affordable, and environmentally-sustainable transit operated by union drivers paid living wages. Join us in keeping the public in public transit!
February 8th, 2018 Our Don’t Criminalize Transit Riders coalition delegated County Executive Rich Fitzgerald on Thursday, January 18th, to call on him to take a public position opposing fare enforcement policing on public transit. Nearly 30 riders went to his office at the County Courthouse; we were met by six police officers, and were refused an opportunity […]
Infographic credit: Christina Castillo
Over the past several months, Pittsburghers for Public Transit has been working with residents in the Mon Valley to make sure the 61 A, B, and C buses don’t get cut in frequency and that any transit improvement is an improvement for all! A couple of really awesome Braddock residents organized an event at the […]
December 11, 2017 Great testimony from residents of Hilltop Parkview Manor in Duquesne about the need for transit! Take a look at coverage from Ed Blazina at the Post Gazette: “Deb Watson of Duquesne and her neighbors in the Hilltop Parkview Manor Apartments don’t think it’s too much to ask that Port Authority route a […]