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Transit Rider’s Open Letter: Transit Still Moves Our City

Public transit = healthcare, food access, jobs. COVID-19 must not threaten our system. Pittsburghers for Public Transit is joining transit riders across Pennsylvania and the nation to call on our elected representatives to pass a robust transit stimulus package. We need to protect and expand our public transit system during these challenging times so that we […]

Port Authority’s Q1 Service Adjustments, with comment from @PGH_Bus_Info Hotline

Each quarter the Port Authority adjusts its transit schedules and routes to account for rider’s requests, ridership shifts, construction, road closures and/or all of the other unexpected hiccups that might affect Pittsburgh roads.  Additionally, Port Authority’s new Bus Stop Consolidation program aims to eliminate 20-30% of stops in the entire system. PPT’s feelings about this […]

New Graphic Novel Series on the Future of Transit Justice

PPT members are creating a graphic novel series on transit justice, and we want you to join in PPT Members are planning big things for our March General Meeting. Together we’re creating a Transit Justice Graphic Novel series. The first topic will be on #FairFares. How will the world be different when we have organized […]

Beyond the East Busway! A Campaign Planning Meeting

On March 12th from 6 pm to 8 pm, PPT will hold a community meeting to plan next steps on the Beyond the East Busway Campaign. We want you and your neighbors involved! Pittsburghers for Public Transit is working with communities on a rider-led campaign to extend the East Busway through the Mon Valley to […]

Bus stop consolidation: PAAC must prove the benefit outweighs the harm

On February 20th, 2020  Port Authority announced that it would slow down on its plan to consolidate bus stops along all 97 of its bus routes. Instead of evaluating new routes for stop consolidation every 3-months, it will move to a 6-month schedule. This is no doubt a win for riders. The slower schedule will […]

SIGN-ON: join the call for #FairFares now

On February 4th, to celebrate Rosa Parks’ birthday and National Transit Equity Day, over 60 attendees gathered to launch the new #FairFares Coalition & Policy Platform. The platform is the culmination of years of advocacy and efforts by thousands of riders– canvassing, signing petitions, mailing postcards, rallying, testifying for fare equity and decriminalization of fare […]

Mark your calendars! October 6 Transit Rider Unions from across the country will tell politicians to #TrustRidersFundTransit!! Like Transit Riders of the United States Together & RSVP to the FB event to learn more: www.facebook.com/events/edit/330523644827275 ... See MoreSee Less

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🔥READ IT HERE!!🔥 PPT's new report "No Greater Need, No Greater Opportunity: The Time for COVID-19 Fare Relief for Low-Income Riders is Now" ow.ly/bE5t50BBKCN ... See MoreSee Less

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