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Pittsburgh area services and resources

Campus Map

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

Bus: 28X Airport Flier


Amtrak Station

1100 Liberty Avenue

Bus Service – Long Distance

Greyhound Station

55 11th Street

Bus Service – Commuter

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

Bus schedules are available in the lobby of Lawrence Hall and on PAT’s website.

Bus Passes

Bus passes and tickets may be purchased at regular published rates on PAT’s website or at their Smithfield Street office.

Cab Companies

Yellow Cab Company

1101 Beaver Avenue

Classy Cab

800 Vinial Street

Pear Transportation Company LLC

68 Wabash Street, Ste 300
412 324-8000


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

Wood-Allies Garage

On the Boulevard of the Allies, across from Thayer Hall

Monongahela Wharf

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

Station Square

Point Park University offers discount parking at Station Square for all students. For more information, email commuteraffairs@pointpark.edu or call 412-392-3835.

Street Parking

There is metered on-street parking which is free from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. Monday through Saturday and all day on Sundays.

As metered parking is regulated by the Pittsburgh Parking Authority, this policy is subject to change. It is up to the student to follow all regulations currently in place.

University Shuttle Service

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 limited shuttle service to the Pittsburgh International Airport on key dates, such as Spring Break, that is available for a nominal fee; contact Student Activities for more information. All shuttle passengers must have Point Park University identification or a guest pass issuedby 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.