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Cuts, cuts, cuts: new round of service changes continues downward trend.
The cuts are deemed “temporary” – but riders need to see a plan for service expansion because our experience is that once routes are cut, they don’t come back. Port Authority (now “Pittsburgh Regional Transit”) typically updates its service schedules 4 times every year, but the most recent round of service changes that took effect […]
Board election time! Cast your ballot for PPT’s leadership team
After all of the nominees introduced themselves at our July Meeting, the ballot is open! The deadline for all PPT Members to cast their ballot in the PPT Board Election is 27th at midnight. Please read this blog with bios on all the candidates before casting your vote. Overview of PPT’s Board Election Process Pittsburghers […]
Members Make PPT: Join 10yr Anniversary Membership Drive & Fundraiser
No Service, No Survival. Join or renew your PPT Membership today. After a decade of transit rider organizing, PPT is winning campaigns and building the movement for transit justice – but we need you now more than ever. People have always been on the front lines fighting for transit justice in Pittsburgh. Whether from disabled […]
The New Direction That Riders Want for Our Transit Agency
We welcome a new direction, so long as it is one that expands service, fare affordability, and accessibility for all. Today the Port Authority unveiled the new name for the transit system that we ride every day: Pittsburgh Regional Transit (PRT). The website announces the change with a banner that reads, “New Name. New Direction.”. […]
PPT Featured on High Frequency Podcast from TransitCenter
High Frequency podcast interviews PPT’s Director and discusses our successful campaign over the Mon Oakland Connector and launch of Pittsburgh 100 Days Transit Platform We were excited to accept an invitation from our friends at TransitCenter to join them for Episode 1 of their High Frequency podcast’s new season. Check out PPT Director Laura Chu […]
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