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PPT Celebrates Transit Worker Appreciation Day

Thank you to all the drivers and transit workers that do all they can to get us to our destination safely! Shoutout to Sue Scanlon and Tom Conroy for being awesome bus drivers and for all the work they do with PPT, Larry Bernard and Paul for showing us around the Manchester Main Shop, and […]

URA Issues RFP for Lexington Site

Link to RFP for Lexington and some more information around the site. Kudos to the residents for insisting on mixed-income development and for highlighting in every community meeting that affordable housing is a necessity! We support the Port Authority’s TOD guidelines and the P4 metrics that are also included.

PPT attends Transit Rider Bootcamp

PPT had a large contingent at the Transit Rider Bootcamp hosted by Americans for Transit. It was an amazing and inspiring learning experience, and we got to hear from other transit justice organizations across the country!  

Speakers Call out URA for Role in BRT app

From a great article in WESA: Some concerned about BRT’s effects on the Mon Valley and other communities have said they think the project violates the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, which outlaws discrimination by federally funded government agencies. Before a public transit agency makes any major service change, it has to conduct […]

BRT Campaign Takes Fight to County Council

From the Post-Gazette: “Pearl Hughey and her grandchildren recently watched a movie about Rosa Parks. She told Allegheny County Council members Tuesday night that the youngsters asked her a lot of questions about what happened on that bus in Montgomery, Ala., in 1955. ‘The one thing I found myself explaining to them is that the […]

“Mon-Oakland Connector” Proposed Autonomous Vehicle Requires Closer Scrutiny

*Image of trees, Hazelwood Green (Almano) site, bridge and the Cathedral of Learning by Darrell Sapp, photographer for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. A public meeting to discuss the possibilities for the Mon Oakland connector raised some serious concerns about the lack of transparency around goals, the fact that this service threatens to compete with Port Authority rather than […]

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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