Pittsburghers for Public Transit is a grassroots union of transit riders, workers and neighbors. Together we organize for an expanded, affordable and accessible public transit system that meets all needs, with no communities left behind.

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Join us to launch the Pittsburgh 100 Days Transit Platform for the new administration

The new Mayor can afford all residents the freedom to move. Join PPT to release the new Pittsburgh 100 Days Transit Platform. As a new City administration takes office this platform can guide them in refocusing transportation, housing, and land use policy to benefit all Pittsburghers. Press Conference to release the Pittsburgh 100 Days Transit […]

Come Party With Us! 2021 Was a Year of Transit Campaigns Worth Celebrating

In 2021, PPT members brought both the SHELTER and the STORM! Join us to celebrate a year of successful (and hard-fought) transit organizing. In 2021, PPT members brought both the SHELTER and the STORM. This year was hard – the crushing effects of the pandemic, a transit death spiral, a transit funding cliff. Jobs and […]

Finally, We Can Win Better Transit from Homestead to McKeesport

It’s GO Time. Homestead to McKeesport Transit Improvements are within reach! Let’s make sure we see through to the finish line our demands for quality transit Beyond the East Busway: the Homestead to McKeesport edition.  The Context:  Years of organizing from riders led to the Port Authority’s recent adoption of the NextTransit long-range plan to build […]

We are the shelter. We are the storm: Year-End Fundraising Campaign!

“We have to care for our neighbors and be the shelter. We have to fight for them and be the storm.” – Alisa Grishman, PPT Member Your support for PPT will mean that more neighbors like Alisa will organize to win quality, affordable public transit in Allegheny County and across Pennsylvania.  A note from PPT […]

What the New Infrastructure Bill Means for Pittsburgh Transit Riders

New Infrastructure Bill will bring historic levels of funding to Port Authority for capital projects – but it will also mean historic levels of highway funding too… We need the Senate to pass the Build Back Better act for climate justice now. For the last two years, PPT members have been calling for the federal […]


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Riders who use Hamnett, Roslyn, and Swissvale stations on the East Busway are not happy about changes being proposed to the P3. Learn more about these changes (AND MORE) and give your feedback before the Feb 1 deadline: Pittsburgh Regional Transit is continuing its plans for a bus rapid transit project. ... See MoreSee Less
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That's right. The new BRT service proposal cuts P3 service for any rider who uses Hamnet, Roslyn, or Swissvale stations - which eliminates their fastest connection to Oakland.Speak up before the public comment period closes on February 1st! Details here: www.pittsburghforpublictransit.org/new-changes-proposed-for-downtown-oakland-routes-give-feedback... ... See MoreSee Less
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