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Pittsburgh area services and resources
For directions to campus, area hotels, a map of the University campus, and more, visit the website at www.pointpark.edu/About/Directions.
Pittsburgh International Airport
1100 Liberty Avenue
55 11th Street
Beaver County Transit Authority (BCTA)
200 West Washington Street, Rochester, PA 15074
Fayette Area Coordinated Transportation (FACT)
825 Airport Road, Lemont Furnace, PA 15456
Mid Mon Valley Transit Authority (MMVTA)
1300 McKean Avenue, Charleroi, PA 15022
Port Authority of Allegheny County (PAT)
534 Smithfield Street
Bus schedules are available in the lobby of Lawrence Hall and on PAT’s website.
Discounted Zone 1 and Zone 2 monthly bus passes are sold in the Point Park Bookstore for the months of September-April. Only currently registered, full-time (12 or more credits), undergraduate students are eligible. Students must show their Point Park student ID in order to purchase the discounted passes. Verification of eligibility is provided to the Bookstore by the Offices of Student Affairs and Commuter Affairs, located on the seventh floor of the Student Center. Bus pass discounts are subsidized by the United Student Government (USG) and are subject to change at any time.
Bus passes and tickets may also be purchased at regular published rates on PAT’s website or at their Smithfield Street office.
Yellow Cab Company
1101 Beaver Avenue
800 Vinial Street
Pear Transportation Company LLC
68 Wabash Street, Ste 300
Pittsburgh Parking Authority
Search the Parking Authority’s website for current information on parking locations and cost (by neighborhood, type of parking), leases, meters (enforcement hours, cost, reporting broken meters), parking tickets, etc. For more information, call 412-560-PARK, visit the office at 232 Boulevard of the Allies, or visit the website at www.city.pittsburgh.pa.us/pghparkingauthority/html/pittsburgh_parking_authority.html
Garage locations near Point Park
Third Avenue Garage
On Third Avenue, across from Thayer Hall
On the Boulevard of the Allies, across from Thayer Hall
Under Fort Pitt Boulevard on the Monongahela River; cars enter into the wharf from a ramp connected to the incoming side of Fort Pitt Boulevard
Point Park University offers discount parking at Station Square for all students. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 412-392-3835.
There is metered on-street parking which is free from 10:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. Monday through Saturday and all day on Sundays.
University shuttles are used to transport members of the University community to locations such as Pittsburgh Filmmakers, the Pittsburgh Playhouse, and Stage AE, as well as athletic and other University-sponsored activities and events, such as shopping trips. There is also a limited shuttle service to the Pittsburgh International Airport on key dates, such as Spring Break, that is available for a nominal fee.
All shuttle passengers must have Point Park University identification or a guest pass issued by a sponsoring University department in order to ride University shuttles.
All shuttle schedules are subject to change. For more information about shuttle services, as well as current schedules, visit the website at www.pointpark.edu/About/AdminDepts?PhysicalPlantFacilities/Transportation.