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Please visit the University's hotel page for a list of hotels that are convenient to both the University and major traffic routes. 

 

Traffic and Weather Advisories

Following are some helpful websites for checking current traffic and weather conditions:

For driving directions and parking information visit our Directions/Maps page.

GPS Address
Point Park University
201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Note: When traveling in Downtown Pittsburgh, use caution when following GPS directions, as there are a number of one-way streets, and bus-only lanes.

Airport

Pittsburgh International Airport
412-472-3525
Information on transportation to/from the airport is available on the airport's website.

Train

Amtrak Station
1100 Liberty Avenue
800-USA-RAIL (872-7245)

Bus Service, Long Distance

Greyhound
55 11th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
412-392-6514

Megabus
877-462-6342

The Megabus stop for all arrivals and departures is located under the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, at the intersection of 10th and French just north of Penn Avenue. During times when the bus stop beneath the Convention Center is unavailable, buses will arrive and depart from the Northbound side of Penn Avenue, between 10th and 11th Streets.

Bus Service, Local

If you know you're going to use public transportation but are not sure where to start, try the EZ Ride Pittsburgh app.

Port Authority of Allegheny County
412-442-2000

The Port Authority primarily serves Allegheny County with bus, T (light rail), incline, and paratransit service. You can find updated fare information and schedules on the Port Authority website, along with how to ride, how to pay, how to read a timetable, transit do's and don'ts, and Park & Ride lots.

Bus Service, Outlying Counties

In addition to services provided in Allegheny County, the Port Authority website provides contact information for mass transit options for outlying counties, including:

  • Beaver County
  • Butler County and Grove City, Pa.
  • Charleroi and California, Pa.
  • Mid-Mon Valley Transit Authority
  • Fayette County - Uniontown, Pa.
  • New Castle, Pa.
  • Washington County
  • Westmoreland County

Taxi, Limo, Car, and Driver Services

Star Transportation Group
Includes Classy Cab, VETaxi, Cranberry Taxi, Air Star Access, and Star Limo

zTrip
Black car or taxi service

Uber
Car service

Lyft
Car service

On-campus dining options include:

  • Lawrence Hall Dining Room, 3rd floor Lawrence Hall
  • Point Cafe
  • Point Perk Coffee Shop

For venue information and current operating hours, visit the dining page.

Visit our Dining in the City page to get your off-campus dining search started.  You can also check out these other resources: