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Time March 1st· 4:00 pm Location Allegheny County Courthouse,436 Grant StreetPittsburgh PA Tomorrow Tuesday March 1, 2011 at the Allegheny County Council Meeting. Assembly will begin at 4:00 pm in front of the Allegheny County Courthouse, 436 Grant Street. Council Meeting will begin at 5:00 pm on the 4th Floor in the Gold Room. County […]

Message from the ATU, “Come Out Tomorrow!”

Video by Marvin Bing from today’s union rally downtown in solidarity with Wisconsin workers.  Pittsburgh Rally and Press Conference for Public Transportation Time 25 February · 08:30 – 10:00 Location Mellon Square Park Mellon Square Park. 6th & Smithfield, Pittsburgh (Downtown), PA 15219 Pittsburgh, PA Created by: Marvin Bing, Bryon Shane More info Enjoy your […]

Bad deal on bonds costs Port Authority $39.2M

Thursday, February 17, 2011 By Jon Schmitz, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The Port Authority this week paid a bank $39.2 million to escape from a bond deal it entered seven years ago that turned out sour. The payment to Bank of America Merrill Lynch canceled a complicated and risky transaction called an interest-rate “swaption” that the authority […]


Our bus drivers, technicians, and other Amalgamated Transit Union workers will be having a rally tomorrow (2/15) at 4pm downtown at the County Courthouse in support of PresidentMcMahon’s address to County Council.  As many PPTers as possibleshould be there!Andrew

Next Meeting   Time 19 February · 12:00 – 15:00 Location University of Pittsburgh – Posvar Hall room 5203 Pittsburgh, PA Created by: Pittsburghers for Public Transit, Andrew C Wagner More info Really important meeting, we’ll be discussing the upcoming march in Squirrel Hill on 3/19, the upcoming publication of our newsletter, and promotion for both […]

With another round of cuts taking effect on Sunday, with 61 of our 101 routes changing, transit riders and workers need to be organized. Take part in PPT's 10yr Anniversary Membership Drive and help expand public transit for all in Allegheny County: ... See MoreSee Less
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Why do these politicians completely miss the point? Oil companies are taking in record profits as they gouge consumers at the pump - we need to tax these companies and make it easier for people to take transit, walk and bike. ... See MoreSee Less
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