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.