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PA Transit Riders Call for Equity and Racial Justice in the Regional Low-Carbon Transportation Program

Comments Submitted to the Transportation and Climate Initiative from Pittsburghers for Public Transit and Philly Transit Rider’s Union 10/30/20 Dear Governors and Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) Leaders: Transit rider member organizations have participated in the TCI MOU discussions for several years, and have constituencies that include frontline communities in the Philadelphia and Pittsburgh region. […]

No Love for the Mon Oakland Connector at Final Public Meeting (news roundup)

At the final meeting for the Mon Oakland Connector, residents made it clear: investment needs to go to transit, sidewalks, and affordable housing – not the profits of investors. On October 20th, During the city’s first attempt at a “Final Public Meeting” on the Mon Oakland Connector, the room was full to its 100-person capacity […]

The Mon-Oakland Connector is a Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Project.

They’re back at it again: trying to use public dollars to build luxury transportation for wealthy developers. After a disastrous first attempt at a final public meeting for the Mon Oakland Connector project, the City’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, the Universities and the foundations that own Hazelwood Green are holding a second meeting on […]

Last Chance for Transit Equity! Final Public Meeting on the Mon Oakland Connector

The LAST VIRTUAL PUBLIC MEETING for the Mon Oakland Connector shuttle roadway project is scheduled for Thursday, 10/29, 6-8pm Transit equity means that public transportation investments must benefit people, not corporate interests. For more than two years, Pittsburghers for Public Transit has been advocating alongside residents for investment in a community-driven plan –Our Money, Our […]

Sign the Petition for a fare relief program to move us through COVID-19!

All public utilities and essential services have started assistance programs to support low-income residents survive the pandemic and economic depression. The Port Authority must follow their lead and implement an emergency low-income fare program now. Allegheny County residents have been hit hard by COVID-19 and the ensuing economic depression. The data included in the recently […]

Help Circulate Petitions for COVID-19 Fare Relief

Allegheny County residents have been hit hard by COVID-19 and the ensuing economic depression. Nearly every other public utility and essential service has programs to ensure all people can access their life-sustaining resources. Transit is no different. Port Authority must start an emergency fare relief program now. Click here to sign the petition for emergency […]

Couldn't make the Extend Eviction Protections press conference but want to help? Call Judge Clark at 412-350-0269 to ask her to extend eviction moratorium protections. Eviction has a ripple effect on access to further housing, transit, food, healthcare and more. Huge thanks to Ms. Teaira for voicing her story as a mother and a transit rider!Watch the press conference on facebook live: bit.ly/3vNqwkN ... See MoreSee Less
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