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Bringing the Public to the Autonomous Vehicle Table

Pittsburghers deserve a public conversation about driverless vehicles in our city. Pittsburghers for Public Transit believes that residents are long-overdue for a public conversation about the autonomous vehicles that have been roaming our streets for the last three years. There are now five different companies testing their technology in our neighborhoods and millions of tax-payer […]

Organizing Fellows Lead Beyond the East Busway Outreach

PPT is ecstatic to announce that the 1st cohort of Beyond the East Busway Fellows has been trained and is currently leading campaign outreach in the Mon Valley and eastern suburbs. These 8 talented organizers all have deep connections to these communities. They personally understand the importance of transit and are ready to build a […]

Media Roundup: Beyond the East Busway

Pittsburgh media was eager to cover the release of PPT’s new Beyond the East Busway participatory transit planning tool. Within hours, 5 local outlets had covered the release and dozens of people had completed the tool. We’re encouraged to have this coverage. This grassroots participation is what we need to drive transit expansion in our […]

Beyond the East Busway Tool is Live!

On Wednesday, June 25th, Pittsburghers for Public Transit (PPT) launched a grassroots planning tool for transit riders and residents to envision better public transit for the Mon Valley and Eastern Suburbs. This innovative transit mapping tool, entitled Beyond the East Busway, emerges from the belief that those most impacted by planning decisions are best-suited to […]

Got a mailing list? PPT’s new Organizing Fellowship is for you

Got a mailing list? Or an organization? Help us help you and spread the word about the new Organizing Fellowship! As they say – help us help you! PPT’s Fellowship is a great opportunity for your own organization. Send your constituents through PPT’s Fellowship and equip them with skills to push your own issues forward. […]

We need an accurate census count in Allegheny County-- it will determine how much money we get in state and federal funding for all sorts of critical programs including public transit, education and healthcare, for the next decade! It just takes ten minutes, and is completely confidential. You can call 844-467-2020, or fill it out online at my2020census.gov. #EverybodyCounts #CensusChallenge #igotcounted #KeystoneCounts ... See MoreSee Less

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April 1st is #NationalCensusDay of Action. Spread the word, inviting others to participate, so we can have fair political representation and adequate funding for public transit and other community needs. #KeystoneCounts #CountMeIn
TAKE YOUR CENSUS HERE: ow.ly/lE2u50z1Cch
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