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Located in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh is home to around 300,000 residents. Known as “the Steel City”, Pittsburgh offers a large number of employment opportunities in fields related to steel. Aside from that, it is one of the leading hubs for aluminum, glass, shipbuilding, foods, petroleum, transportation, sports, computing, electronics, and autos industry. Taking this into consideration, as well as the cities many attractions and amenities, it is no wonder you are considering moving to Pittsburgh. However, before you start packing your moving boxes, there is one more thing you should learn about the City of Bridges – its transportation system. Once you relocate here, commuting through the city will become an integral part of your daily activities. For that reason, it is of crucial importance to get acquainted with ways of getting around. In order to make that task easy, we at USA Auto Transport have put together this quick guide to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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    How Do I Get Around Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania?

    The city’s mass transit system is operated by Port Authority of Allegheny County, also known as PAT. It runs a network of both intercity and intracity bus routes, as well as a light rail system.
    In addition, Pittsburgh is home to the Pittsburgh Line, a busy railway corridor with up to 70 trains daily commuting through the city.
    When it comes to getting from Pittsburgh to other cities and back, Amtrak provides intercity rail service on two lines, the Capitol Limited and the Pennsylvanian. These routs connect Pittsburgh to the cities of Washington D.C., Chicago, Cleveland, New York City, Philadelphia, and others.

    Why Do I Need a Car in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania?

    While Pittsburgh does have a reasonably developed public transit system, the fact remains that it only covers a part of the city. Depending on where exactly in Pittsburgh you are moving to, chances are, you will need a personal vehicle. We suggest contacting USA Auto Transport representatives right away and asking for additional information on our long-distance car shipping services.
    The good news is – driving through Pittsburgh is a breeze. Once you get to know the city and all its bridges, you will have no trouble getting around. Pittsburgh is served by a network of freeways, including:
    – Interstate 376 (I-376), known among the locals as “parkway east” and “parkway west”, depending on which part of the Interstate they are referring to, that passes through downtown and connects Interstate 76 to Interstate 79;
    – Interstate 279 (I-279), commonly referred to as “parkway north”, that runs from Interstate 376 to Interstate 79 in Franklin Park;
    – Interstate 576 (I-576), known as the “crosstown”, connects some of the major attractions of Pittsburgh, such as the downtown area, the Liberty Tunnels, and the PPG Paints Arena;
    Other major routes serving the city include:
    – Route 28,
    – Route 65,
    – US 19,
    – PA 8,
    – PA 88,
    – PA 50,
    – And several others.

    To take a better look at Pittsburgh’s streets and roads, as well as pre-plan your future commutes through the city, click here.

    Open vs. Enclosed Trailer

    USA Auto Transport will make sure that everything goes smooth as silk with your car’s move. Your choice of car haulers include:

    Open trailers are the most common choice when it comes to auto transport. This method is cost effective, you will be able to get faster pickup times and you can transport more vehicles at once.

    Enclosed Trailer is a premium method which offers special transport when moving an expensive, exotic, racing, classic or irreplaceable cars. These types of cars need a little more care, that’s why only the most experienced drivers will be assigned to handle this move.