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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!

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Find out more about communities that have mobilized to restore bus service in transit deserts, the campaign for affordable housing near good transit, and the fight for equity with the BRT and Proof of Payment proposals.

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Latest Posts

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PPT joins the ATU at the Labor Day Parade!

Pittsburghers for Public Transit marched with the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) on Monday, September 4th for Labor Day. YES to strong unions! PPT supports a safe, affordable, accessible transit system operated by union drivers paid good living wages and working in safe conditions.  

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PPT goes to Harrisburg to Oppose Budget Cuts to Transit!

On September 13th, House Republicans voted to pass a budget which approved cuts of $11.3 million to transit in Allegheny County. The budget then moved to a vote in the Senate, and PPT, along with the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) headed to Harrisburg to say “NO” to more cuts to transit! Transit lines are life […]

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Mifflin Estates Transit Celebration!

The Mifflin Estates Transit Campaign celebrated the hard work they put in over the past year, with over 50 residents, bus drivers and PPT activists coming out to eat and find out more about the schedule and service. Thanks to their fight, the 55 will now be running through the community¬†all day¬†and on weekends! There […]