Public Transportation


Port Authority of Allegheny County provides public transportation to Allegheny County and the greater Pittsburgh area. For more information, please visit or call 412-442-2000.

Port Authority Bus Service

The following routes serve inbound stops along Fifth Avenue near PPG Paints Arena and outbound stops along Forbes Avenue:
61A East Pittsburgh-Wilkinsburg
61B Braddock-Swissvale
61C McKeesport-Homestead
61D Murray
71A Negley
71C Point Breeze
71D Hamilton
500 Highland Park-Bellevue

The following routes serve nearby inbound and outbound stops along Centre Avenue:

81 Oak Hill
81B Lincoln
83 Webster

Additionally, many other routes stop Downtown within a short walk of PPG Paints Arena. To plan a trip using public transit, use Port Authority’s Trip Planner or Google Maps.

Port Authority Light Rail Service

Port Authority's light rail service - commonly known as the "T" - connects three Downtown stations with Station Square and the South Hills. Downtown stations are located at Steel Plaza, Wood Street and First Avenue, with Steel Plaza located closest to PPG Paints Arena, at Ross Street and 6th Avenue. Service within the Golden Triangle is free at all times.

For details on light rail service, please click here.


Need a taxi after an event? Visit outside the Verizon Gate or call 412-321-8100.