Longtime Pittsburghers for Public Transit activist Mel Packer details the transit woes of low-wage Port Authority riders.
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Just Harvest and allies are calling on Port Authority of Allegheny County to adopt three fare policies for a more equitable, high-performing transit system.
Just Harvest is joining Pittsburghers for Public Transit and Mon Valley Initiative to advance the Riders’ Vision for Public Transit in Allegheny County.
On June 25, bus riders will be laying out the four planks of the Riders’ Transit Vision for growing transit service in the region as well as celebrating the preservation and restoration of key bus lines in the Mon Valley.
Their new plan and a revised federal grant application will better serve the Mon Valley. This victory comes after hundreds of riders, bus drivers, advocates, and a variety of stakeholders have mobilized for months to raise concerns about the Port Authority’s Bus Rapid Transit plan.
A recent bombshell is fueling our campaign to ensure Allegheny County’s plan for Bust Rapid Transit doesn’t hurt Mon Valley bus riders’ food and jobs access.
The anti-hunger organization joins Pittsburghers for Public Transit, Mon Valley riders, stakeholders in speaking out against planned 61ABC bus route cuts, increased fares WHAT: Press conference and rally, then testimony at Port Authority Board public meeting WHEN: Friday, Jan 26 – Rally at 8:45am then testimony at Port Authority board meeting at 9:30am WHY: To […]
Protect access to jobs and healthy food in the Mon Valley by showing support for the 61 A/B/C.
Just Harvest and Pittsburgh Food Policy Council held a debate among Pittsburgh’s three candidates for mayor: Bill Peduto, Darlene Harris, and John Welch.