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Getting Around Town

Pittsburgh on Google!!

Pittsburgh is now featured on Google Transit. This partnership with the Port Authority of Allegheny County allows visitors to search for public transportation routes using interactive Google Maps technology.

Pittsburgh was also one of the first cities to be extensively mapped by Google Street View. Find your way around the city at ground level!

Public Transportation

The Port Authority of Allegheny County has more than 875 buses, 83 light rail vehicles and the Monongahela and Duquesne Inclines to make getting around Pittsburgh quick and easy. Riding Port Authority will save money on car rentals, parking fees, and gas. Our light rail system and three dedicated busways will help you to avoid traffic congestion and alleviate the tension associated with driving in an unfamiliar city. The Port Authority also sponsors the ACCESS program, the nation's largest paratransit program of its kind for senior citizens and persons with disabilities. Contact the Port Authority for schedules and other valuable information on how to connect to life in Pittsburgh.

Green Gears Pedicabs

Looking for an emissions-free form of transportation? Flag-down or call a Green Gears Pedicab! Serving Downtown, Southside, North Shore and even the Strip District on occasion, pedicabs offer an alternative mode of transportation. You can even schedule a personal tour or provide unique transportation for those special occasions! Call 412.343.pedi for more information.

Downtown Pittsburgh

Finding your way around Downtown Pittsburgh is a breeze with the Wayfinder System. A network of over 1,500 color-coded signs divides the city into 5 districts, leading the way to the area's major attractions, libraries, universities, post offices, parks, parking lots/garages and related points of interest.

Taxi service is available by zTrip (formerly Yellow Cab) the nearest hotel or Downtown cab stand. Average fare from the airport to Downtown is $35-$45.

If you are a member of Zipcar take advantage of the 50+ cars vehicles located in and around Pittsburgh during your visit.

Downtown Parking

Are you looking for a parking spot in Pittsburgh's Cultural District? It just became easier to get real-time parking availibility and rates. Download the ParkPGH iPhone app or visit ParkPGH.org on your mobile device to find up-to-the-minute real-time availability.