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BRT Campaign Victory! No Cuts to the 61 Buses

  Photo Credit: Margaret J Krauss, WESA Port Authority Heeds Public, Makes Changes to BRT Plan  New plan, federal grant application will better serve Mon Valley communities Rankin, PA — On Thursday night, at a standing-room only meeting in Rankin, Port Authority of Allegheny County presented its new bus service plan for the Bus Rapid […]

Armed Police Have No Place Checking Fares!

At last week’s Port Authority meeting, Port Authority CEO Katherine Kelleman announced that Port Authority will most likely be walking back the proposal to have armed police officers checking for fare payment. PPT and the Don’t Criminalize Transit Riders Coalition is glad to hear this news- this policy would endanger the lives of thousands of riders of […]

Updated BRT Plan to be Presented at Mon Valley Meetings Next Month

The tremendous amount of work that the BRT campaign has put in has changed the conversation in the city and highlighted the importance of equity in transit decisions. We’ve gotten tons of support and media coverage the past several months, and the the community response has made the Port Authority reconsider its initial proposal. They […]

Victory! Duquesne residents win their bus back!

Residents of Hilltop Parkview Manor in Duquesne have been without a bus for too long. This fall, they fought to have service restored so that they would not have to face a long walk on dimly-lit, steep, and dangerous streets to their nearest bus stop. Check out the Post-Gazette article from the testimony at the board that […]

PPT Presents Full List of Sign ons to BRT Letter

At this month’s Port Authority Board meeting, PPT presented a final list of organizations and individuals that have signed on to the demands letter around the BRT. PPT has been working closely with Just Harvest around this campaign for the past several months. Here is the letter in full with the signees listed at the […]

Pick up the phone and make change.

You can help PPT reconnect with 500 people who participated in the Beyond the East Busway survey. We want to give a campaign update and discuss next steps.

Phonebank scheduled for Tues, 5-8pm, 5129 Penn Ave. RSVP here: ow.ly/3dqx50w97O1
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#RADdays are coming up - Sept 19 - Oct 13!

Free admission to dozens of amazing and beautiful institutions that your tax-dollars make possible.

Celebrate yourself. Celebrate your neighbor. Celebrate Pittsburgh.

www.radworkshere.org/pages/radical-days-2019
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Pittsburghers for Public Transit

Excellent video on the Beyond the East Busway Campaign from Senator Jay Costa!

If you haven't yet, participate in the grassroots transit planning tool here: bit.ly/eastbusway
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