Wednesday, March 14, 2012

St. Patrick's Day Parade Bus Detours

Approximately 45 Port Authority bus routes serving Downtown and the Strip District will see temporary stop changes, and detoured or truncated routing during the St. Patrick's Day Parade scheduled for Saturday, March 17.

Bus routes serving the Strip District will be detoured as early as 8 a.m., with other detours starting around 9 a.m. Regular stops and routing should be restored around 2:30 p.m.

During the parade, South Side/South Hills bus routes will terminate at Station Square, where riders continuing into Downtown can transfer to the T for free. Second Avenue bus service will terminate at First Avenue T Station and Oakland/Hill District/Penn Hills routes will terminate near Steel Plaza T Station. All T rides within Downtown are free.

Additionally, the 28X Airport Flyer willnot serve Downtown during the parade. Riders should take the T to Station Square to catch the detoured 28X. P1 East Busway-All Stops riders must pick up their route at Penn Station during the parade.

Various other bus routes are also detoured. For full details, view our St. Patrick's Day Detour Brochure (PDF).

The Customer Service hotline is open Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 412-442-2000 or the TTY number, 412-231-7007.