45 Bus Stops Detoured During St. Patrick's Day Parade
The Port Authority will detour or shorten several routes during Saturday's parade.
The Port Authority of Allegheny County will detour or shorten about 45 bus routes serving Downtown and the Strip District during the St. Patrick's Day parade tomorrow, Saturday, March 16.
Bus routes serving the Strip District will be detoured as early as 7:30 a.m., with other detours starting around 9 a.m. Regular stops and routing are expected to be restored around 2:30 p.m.
During the parade, South Side and South Hills bus routes will end at Station Square, where riders continuing into Downtown can transfer to the T for free.
Second Avenue bus service will end at the First Avenue T Station and Oakland/Hill District/Penn Hills routes will end near the Steel Plaza T Station. All T rides within Downtown are free.
The 28X Airport Flyer will not serve Downtown during the parade. Riders should take the T to Station Square to catch the detoured 28X. P1 East Busway-All Stops riders must pick up their route at Penn Station during the parade.