Riders planning to use Port Authority service on New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day should be aware of the following service details. For assistance, please call Customer Service at 412-442-2000 (TTY 412-231-7007).
Tuesday, Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve
Service will operate on weekday schedules.
Riders who intend to use public transportation to attend Highmark First Night Pittsburgh should plan ahead and check transit schedules, as not all routes offer service after midnight.
Additionally, more than 20 bus routes will be detoured in Downtown Pittsburgh and the North Shore due to street closures related to Highmark First Night Pittsburgh events. Detours begin at around 10 a.m. and will be in effect through the end of service that night. Allow for extra time when using detoured service.
View information on primary New Year's Eve detour. | View information on parade detour (in effect 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.)
From 4 p.m. until end of service on New Year's Eve, children under 12 can ride for free when accompanied by an adult wearing a Highmark First Night Pittsburgh button. The adult must pay fare or use a valid fare instrument, and please note that the standard fare policy of children under 6 riding for free at all times will still be in effect.
On New Year’s Eve, the Downtown Service Center will be open regular hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and Port Authority’s Customer Service phone line will be open 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Port Authority’s Twitter account will not be staffed.
Wednesday, Jan. 1: New Year’s Day
Service will use holiday schedules. This includes a reduced schedule on the light rail system. View T schedule for New Year’s Day. (PDF)
The Downtown Service Center will be closed and Port Authority’s Customer Service phone line will be open holiday hours, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Port Authority’s Twitter account will not be staffed.