Travel and Transportation
WELCOME TO PITTSBURGH!
Pittsburgh is happy to host the 2016 City Summit! A major metropolitan area, Pittsburgh has plenty of wonderful attractions to make your visit memorable. While in Pittsburgh, we encourage you to set aside some time to take in the city sights. Pittsburgh boasts incredible outdoor adventures, professional sports, historical sites and some of the country’s finest architecture and cultural attractions. Don’t miss Pittsburgh’s incredible selection of museums, from the expansive Carnegie Museum of Art to the Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh offers activities to satisfy any travelers interest. Learn more about Pittsburgh and plan your trip here!
Convention activities will take place at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center located at 1000 Fort Duquesne Boulevard, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222. Pittsburgh is within 500 miles of more than half the U.S. population and less than a 90-minute flight from 50% of North America’s population. It’s under 6 hours by car or train to 9 states, D.C. and Canada. To determine driving distance between your city and Pittsburgh go to: http://www.travelmath.com/driving-time/
Pittsburgh Transportation Guide: Consult this guide for everything you need to know about getting to and from the airport, traveling around downtown via public transportation and taxi, and parking if you’re driving.
Bike around the Burgh!
Healthy Ride, Pittsburgh’s bike share system, offers a fun and affordable way for people to see the Burgh. Simply rent a bike from any of Healthy Ride’s 50 stations and return it to any other station for only $2 per 30-minutes. Healthy Ride has stations conveniently located at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center and at major attractions throughout the city. For more information and to register, visit www.healthyridepgh.com or download the mobile app nextbike.
Please be advised, the Parkway East (I-376) will be closed the entire weekend until Monday at 5 a.m. There is bridge construction on the parkway, which connects to the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Monroeville. This road is the main vein that will take people to the turnpike going east towards Philadelphia, Washington, DC, and Baltimore.
WHAT TO WEAR
A general guideline for attire for the convention is business casual for meetings. Average temperatures in November are High 40’s, Low 20’s. It can be sunny, raining or snowing so check the weather before you leave home!