[yapc] Transportation from Amtrak station to dorms

Kelli Ireland kellinospam at gmail.com
Fri Jun 12 09:49:03 PDT 2009

On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 12:33 PM, Nick Patch<n at atemoya.net> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 12:06 PM, Packy Anderson<yapc at packy.org> wrote:
>> I'm having trouble figuring out how I'm going to get from Union
>> Station downtown to the dorm at CMU.  Pittsburgh's public transit
>> website isn't particularly helpful in telling me if it's possible to
>> get a bus from point A to point B (or relatively nearby).
> Google Maps gives great public transit directions in Pittsburgh --
> much better than the Port Authority site.  Just look up directions
> from 1100 Liberty Ave Pgh to Carnegie Mellon West Wing, select "By
> Public Transit," click "Show options," and enter your departure time.
> It looks like you can take the 61B bus.
> Nick
> http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=1100+Liberty+Ave,+Pittsburgh,+PA+15222+(Amtrak)&daddr=West+Wing&hl=en&geocode=Ff4gaQIdbmU7-yHdRtD3nepX5w%3BFQQbaQIdZzM8-yGjfzXWY6fnZg&mra=ls&dirflg=r&date=06%2F21%2F09&time=8:05pm&ttype=dep&noexp=0&noal=0&sort=&tline=&sll=40.440415,-79.968367&sspn=0.053958,0.077076&ie=UTF8&ll=40.440415,-79.970341&spn=0.053958,0.077076&z=14&start=0

There are a bunch of different buses that can take you to CMU from
downtown.  Any of the 61's or 71's will work, as will the 500.  The
67's will work too, if a little slower (they go through Duquesne
University also, iirc).  There are probably others.


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