Port Authority holiday service details

Here, courtesy of Pittsburgh City Council District 7, is information on Port Authority’s holiday service changes.

The bus, T and Monongahela Incline service will follow Holiday schedules (same as Sunday schedules) on Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010 and Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011. Customer Service Representatives will be available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on both holidays. The Downtown Service Center will close on Dec. 24 and Dec. 31.

On Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, Port Authority will operate on a regular weekday schedule. New Year’s Eve riders should note there will be detours in Downtown Pittsburgh during the First Night festivities. More information is available at www.portauthority.org.

All bus, T and Monongahela Incline rides will be free on New Year’s Day (starting at 4 a.m. on Jan. 1 through 2 a.m. on Jan. 2) compliments of Pepsi MAX.  This applies to all Port Authority riders, not just those heading to the North Shore for the 2011 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic.  Information about special Heinz Field service to the Winter Classic is available here.

For more information, call Port Authority Customer Service at 412-442-2000 or the TTY number, (412) 231-7007 for the speech and hearing impaired.