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!
There have been some changes to the schedule of BRT meetings. The McKeesport meeting has been moved from this Wednesday to next Monday, October 16th at 7pm at the Palisades (100 Fifth Avenue, 2nd floor). Apologies for the confusion. Here’s the list of upcoming meetings/events for clarity: Letter delivery to Dom Costa’s office for Don’t […]
Hi all! There’s been so much happening this past month! Thanks to the awesome work of residents and riders, the County and the Port Authority have scheduled three community meetings in Braddock, McKeesport, and Duquesne to address concerns around the BRT. Unfortunately, the upcoming one in McKeesport is happening at the same time as our […]
September 29th, 2017 Great testimony today at the Port Authority board meeting about why we should not have criminal penalties and Port Authority police doing fare enforcement on the T! Speakers included representatives from The Women and Girls Foundation, Aryse, PIIN, Urban Kind, Fight for LIfers West, LCLAA, the Center for Independent Living and Beechview […]
The US Census reports that Pittsburgh workers that commute using public transit is growing– in 2016 it went up to 18.1% of the population, which puts us 9th in the nation. If you include biking and walking, that’s 31% of Pittsburgh’s workers. And that’s JUST in the city of Pittsburgh, and among our working population […]