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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Safety and Service: We Need Both

Pittsburghers for Public Transit (PPT) is a grassroots union organizing for a more equitable, affordable and accessible transit system that meets all needs, with no communities left behind.  We stand with transit riders and transit workers. To that end, we urge the Port Authority and ATU Local 85 to negotiate a quick and amenable resolution […]

New Report & Webinar: Mobility for Who? Rebuilding Bridges to Transportation Justice

Scooters? Sidewalk Robots? Autonomous Vehicles? New Report and Panel Discussion Examines Who Is Left Behind In City’s Rush to Adopt Micro Mobility & Tech-Centered Development “Mobility for Who? Rebuilding Bridges to Transportation Justice” is a new report co-authored by Tech4Society and Pittsburghers for Public Transit. The report’s authors and community advocates doing work for disability […]

New Bus Stop Upgrades Headed Your Way

Upgrades to S. Negley Station begin Feb 14th. Port Authority also awarded 3 other grants to improve Wilkinsburg Station, build 4 miles of sidewalks, and improve 8 high-use bus stops throughout the system! After a years-long planning process, Port Authority will begin construction on Phase 1 upgrades to S. Negley Station on the East Busway […]

Taking Back Our Seat On The Bus

There is no justice without an organized demand. Friday February 4th, Rosa Parks’ birthday, is National Transit Equity Day. Pittsburghers for Public Transit and our friends are celebrating by holding an 11:30 am broadcast on Facebook Live to highlight how there is no justice without an organized demand. Check out the FB Live Broadcast here […]


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Riders who use Hamnett, Roslyn, and Swissvale stations on the East Busway are not happy about changes being proposed to the P3. Learn more about these changes (AND MORE) and give your feedback before the Feb 1 deadline: Pittsburgh Regional Transit is continuing its plans for a bus rapid transit project. ... See MoreSee Less
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That's right. The new BRT service proposal cuts P3 service for any rider who uses Hamnet, Roslyn, or Swissvale stations - which eliminates their fastest connection to Oakland.Speak up before the public comment period closes on February 1st! Details here: www.pittsburghforpublictransit.org/new-changes-proposed-for-downtown-oakland-routes-give-feedback... ... See MoreSee Less
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