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Physical Plant Transportation Shuttles

Services to get you where you need to go

Point Park students, faculty and staff have a variety of transportation services at the doorstep of our Downtown campus, including the University's own shuttle fleet and an extensive regional mass transit system, along with Pittsburgh International Airport.

Whether you live in a Point Park residence hall or commute to campus, a wealth of transportation options can get you where you need to go!

Point Park Shuttles

Efficient and Courteous Service
Point Park University offers the following transportation services for students, faculty, staff, and guests: 

 

Valid Point Park ID Needed

Riders must have approved identification to use the University's transportation services. Acceptable identification includes a student ID, employee ID or temporary ticket issued by Point Park. For insurance reasons, guests can ride shuttles only when issued temporary ID related to University-sponsored events. Shuttle to Pittsburgh Playhouse (PDF) Shuttle to Pittsburgh Filmmakers (PDF) Activities and Shopping Shuttles.

Shuttle Destinations

Point Park offers shuttles to the University's performing arts center (the Pittsburgh Playhouse) as well as Pittsburgh Filmmakers. Both facilities are located in Oakland, a short shuttle ride from the Downtown campus.  Review the Playhouse shuttle schedule and the Pittsburgh Filmmakers shuttle schedule, updated each semester.  

The University also offers nominal-fee transportation to Pittsburgh International Airport in advance of semester breaks as well as rides to the Waterfront shopping area. Students must register in advance (and pay in advance for airport transportation) through the Office of Campus Life, located on the first floor of Pioneer Hall.  For more information on these services, visit the office or call 412-392-8026.

Shuttle destinations are indicated by colored flags near the driver-side window, as shown in the photos below.

  • Athletics - Green
  • Filmmakers - Blue
  • Playhouse - Black
  • Special - Pink

Shuttle Destination Flags

Questions about Point Park transportation? Contact us!
Janette Pekar
Director, Transportation and Administrative Services
Physical Plant, Point Park University Bank Tower Building, 7th Floor
(412) 392-3495

Especially for Commuters

The University's comprehensive commuter resources include information on Port Authority bus schedules and passes, Downtown parking locations and discounts, campus lockers and more.

Pittsburgh International Airport

More than 10 million travelers per year pass through Pittsburgh International Airport, which is served by 13 air carriers offering about 191 non-stop flights per day to 49 destinations. For full information about flights, schedules, carriers and more, visit the FlyPittsburgh Web site.


Photos by Andrew Weier