University Transportation System

Faculty members are entitled to ride all of the University of Pittsburgh's buses and shuttles at no charge by presenting their valid University of Pittsburgh identification card to the driver. In addition, all faculty members are allowed two guest riders, space permitting. The fixed routes are as follows: Campus Shuttle, Sutherland Express*, Biotech Shuttle*, North Oakland*, South Oakland, Intercampus, Study Shuttle, and the OC Lot Shuttle. (*Buses are wheelchair equipped.)

Most buses and shuttles have a 20- to 30-minute loop. Changes in routes and schedules may be made to adjust for weather conditions. The Department of Parking, Transportation and Services will try to post any changes well in advance on the shuttles and online. If there are any questions, call the 24-hour information line at 412-624-8801 or e-mail at

Detailed maps and time schedules are available in the lobbies of most campus buildings and libraries. They are also available on the buses, at the William Pitt Union Information Desk, and at the Transportation Office, in the Forbes Pavilion, located at 3525 Forbes Avenue, telephone 412-624-8612.

University of Pittsburgh faculty displaying a current, valid Pitt ID card may ride all Port Authority Transit (PAT) buses, trolleys and the Monongahela Incline within Allegheny County "FARE FREE"24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. For schedule information, contact the Department of Parking, Transportation and Services at 412-624-8612 or the Port Authority at 412-442-2000. Information on Port Authority routes can be found at the William Pitt Union, the Parking Office, and online at

For further information, please contact the Transportation Office, Forbes Pavilion, located at 3525 Forbes Avenue, telephone 412-624-8612, or e-mail, or contact the 24- hour information hotline at 412-624-8801.