With so much to offer, it may be surprising to find that Pittsburgh is quite compact, walkable and easily navigable. Pittsburgh also offers an extensive public transportation system, including buses, a light rail system, called the “T,” and bicycles available at several Healthy Ride docks throughout the city. Additionally, Pittsburgh’s technological boom has allowed integration with companies like Uber and Argo AI to help visitors get around town seamlessly and interestingly.
The Port Authority of Allegheny County has more than 875 buses and 83 light rail vehicles, not to mention both the Monongahela and Duquesne Inclines, which make getting around quick and easy regardless of your unique needs. 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 is bike-friendly and 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.
Ride-sharing services such as zTrip and Lyft are available in Pittsburgh. As a leader in artificial intelligence technology, it’s only fitting that companies like Uber and Argo AI offer rides in autonomous vehicles, which can offer a safe and exciting journey from point A to B.
Taxi cabs can also be hailed at the nearest hotel or Downtown cab stand. Average cab fare from the airport to Downtown is $40-$45. If you are a member of Zipcar take advantage of the 50+ vehicles located in and around Pittsburgh during your visit.
Healthy Ride Bike Share
Healthy Ride is Pittsburgh's bike share system. Bike-sharing is meant for quick trips around the city of Pittsburgh. Customers can pick up a bicycle at one of the 50 stations throughout the city, return the bike at one of the other stations, and move about their day.
Finding Your Way
Finding your way around 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.
Are you looking for a parking spot in Pittsburgh's Cultural District? Apps like ParkPGH and Go Mobile PGH make it easier to get real-time parking availability and rates and allow you to fill the meter without ever having to leave. Download one of these apps to find up-to-the-minute real-time availability on parking in town.