Public Transportation to
The Duquesne Incline
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

From/To Downtown Pittsburgh:

Special Notice - September 10, 2000

New West Busway Service Provides Enhanced Bus Service
Between The Duquesne Incline and Downtown Pittsburgh
[and also to West End Neighborhoods and Communities].

ALSO, New Bus Service Between The Duquesne Incline and
the Pittsburgh International Airport via Route 28X !

New Bus Route 100 West Busway All-Stops provides greatly improved bus service between The Duquesne Incline and Downtown Pittsburgh. This new route also provides enhanced service between The Duquesne Incline and Sheraden, Ingram, Crafton, East Carnegie, and Carnegie.

Route 100 West Busway All-Stops runs every 10-12 minutes during rush hours, every 20 minutes during the middle of the day on weekdays, every 20-30 minutes on weekday evenings and during the day on weekends, and every 40-45 minutes weekend evenings.

New service between the Lower Station of The Duquesne Incline and the Pittsburgh International Airport is now provided by Route 28X.

For a detailed schedule of Route 100, Route 28X[or any other Port Authority rail or bus route], Click Here.

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Public transportation, between the Lower Station of The Duquesne Incline and Downtown Pittsburgh, is provided by the Port Authority Transit(PAT) system, operated by the Port Authority of Allegheny County, by bus routes serving the West End and South Hills sections of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. Frequent bus service is provided by bus routes with the numerical prefixes 21, 26, 31, 36*, and also Express route 28B. In Downtown Pittsburgh, these bus routes can be boarded at designated stops(check the bus stop signs for specific route numbers) on Stanwix Street, Penn Avenue, and at the bus stop on Liberty Avenue next to the Hilton Hotel.

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Pittsburgh

*However, note that bus route 36A Mt. Lebanon--Banksville serves The Duquesne Incline only on Sundays and major holidays(i.e. New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day); all other days, bus route 36A operates through the Fort Pitt Tunnel(Penn-Lincoln Parkway West/Interstate 279 south and U.S. routes 22 and 30 west).

All Port Authority Transit(PAT) passes, tickets, tokens, and current transfers(including free "CT" continuation transfers) can be used to pay for transportation on the Duquesne Incline.

*Senior Citizens may ride The Duquesne Incline, as well as PAT buses, for no charge during off-peak hours, only, subsidized by the Pennsylvania Lottery.

*Passengers with Disabilities may ride The Duquesne Incline, as well as PAT buses, at half of the published rate of fare during off-peak hours, only, mandated by Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information about accessibility for the disabled, click here.

Off-Peak Hours -

Monday through Friday:
12:00 Midnight to 6:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. to 12:00 Midnight

Saturday, Sunday, and Major Holidays**:
ALL DAY LONG

**Major Holidays -

New Year's Day(January 1)
Memorial Day/Decoration Day Observed(Last Monday in May)
Independence Day(July 4)
Labor Day(First Monday in September)
Thanksgiving Day(Fourth Thursday in November)
Christmas Day(December 25)


Incline Fares

****Free "CT" Continuation Transfers will be issued on request to passengers transferring between bus route 41E Mt. Washington and The Duquesne Incline, at the Incline's Upper Station on Grandview Avenue in Duquesne Heights; this same transfer will also be valid for transferring, again, between buses from Downtown and the Incline, at the Lower Station. Although two transfers are involved(i.e. bus to Incline to bus), the fare between any point in Mount Washington or Duquesne Heights and Downtown Pittsburgh is the current base fare.


Bus Schedule: Lower Incline Station to Downtown

Port Authority Transit(PAT)****** Up-to-Date Bus and Rail Schedules

Combination Incline/PAT Bus Fares****** PAT Bus and Subway Fares

Quarterly Schedule Changes of Downtown-to-Incline Buses

Downtown Detours, of Downtown-to-Incline Buses, During Parades and Special Events

PAT Bus Service Serving Upper Incline Station

Port Authority Transit West Busway Project - Pittsburgh to Carnegie
(including stop at Project Map
General Project Overview

General Contractor: Dick Corporation
Construction Overview

Quick-Reference Page - Transportation

Port Authority Transit bus routes from/to Downtown Pittsburgh:

21A Coraopolis
21B Kenmawr
21C West Park
21D Kennedy
21F Presston--Kenmawr
26A Ingram--Sheraden via Elliot
26B Broadhead Manor(incl. West Gate Village)
26C Ingram via Steuben Street
26D Chartiers City via Allendale
26E Robinson--Imperial
26U Robinson--Oakland
28B Broadhead Express
31A Crafton - Carnegie
31D Bridgeville via West End and Washington Avenue, Carnegie
31E Bridgeville via West End and Main Street, Carnegie
33X West Busway [Express] All-Stops to Downtown Only[Rush Hours Only]
36A Mt. Lebanon--Banksville(Sundays and Major Holidays ONLY!)
36B Virginia Manor
36C Green Tree via West End
36D Westwood
100 West Busway All-Stops

Port Authority Transit bus routes from/to Oakland section of Pittsburgh:

26U Robinson--Oakland(one morning inbound trip and one afternoon outbound trip each weekday)
100 West Busway All-Stops

Port Authority Transit bus routes from/to southwestern suburbs of Allegheny County:

Bridgeville:
31D Bridgeville via West End and Washington Avenue, Carnegie
31E Bridgeville via West End and Main Street, Carnegie
Carnegie:
31A Crafton - Carnegie
31D Bridgeville via West End and Washington Avenue, Carnegie
31E Bridgeville via West End and Main Street, Carnegie
33X West Busway [Express] All-Stops to Downtown Only[Rush Hours Only]
36C Green Tree via West End
100 West Busway All-Stops
Crafton:
26A Ingram--Sheraden via Elliot
26E Robinson--Imperial
26U Robinson--Oakland
31A Crafton - Carnegie
33X West Busway [Express] All-Stops to Downtown Only[Rush Hours Only]
100 West Busway All-Stops
Green Tree:
36C Green Tree via West End
Ingram:
26A Ingram--Sheraden via Elliot
26C Ingram via Steuben Street
33X West Busway [Express] All-Stops to Downtown Only[Rush Hours Only]
100 West Busway All-Stops


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