Partners in Community Forestry 2013

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

November 6-7, 2013

Pittsburgh Information

Welcome to Pittsburgh! A city of neighborhoods, rivers, bridges and community trees! It’s easy to see why Pittsburgh has been named a Best of the World Destination by National Geographic Traveler. We are so excited to be hosting our 7th annual Partners in Community Forestry Conference here and we look forward to seeing you in November!

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From great food, outdoor adventure, a thriving cultural district, and history at every corner, Pittsburgh has it all. To see more of what Pittsburgh has to offer check out the Visit Pittsburgh website

Getting To Town


One-way fare to/from the airport is $24 (plus fuel surcharge). Reservations can be made online or by phone at (800) 258-3826.

Port Authority Bus – The 28X Airport Flyer

One-way fare to/from the airport is $3.25; exact change is required and fares are paid upon boarding. Upon arriving at the airport, you can board the 28X at Door 6. See the schedule and current cost. Schedules are subject to change, so please check the website right before you depart for Pittsburgh. The stop for the Westin Convention Center is Liberty Avenue at Wood Street, a short 6 minute walk (.3 miles) from the stop to the Westin Convention Center. For additional information, please visit Port Authority’s website or call (412) 442-2000.

Taxi Companies

Checker Cab | 4001 Clairton Rd. | 412-664-5600

The Yellow Cab Company | 1101 Beaver Ave. | 412-321-8100

Getting Around Town

The Port Authority

The Port Authority of Allegheny County has more than 700 buses, 83 light rail vehicles and the Monongahela and Duquesne Inclines to make getting around Pittsburgh quick and easy. Travel within downtown (the triangle) Pittsburgh is FREE. Port Authority Telephone: (412) 442-2000.

Light Rail - The T

The T serves downtown Pittsburgh with a four-stop loop including stops at First Avenue Parking Garage, Steel Plaza at Grant Street, Wood Street, and Gateway Center. Stops on the North Shore include North Side and Allegheny Station. Travel within downtown (the triangle) and North Shore is FREE 24/7. Port Authority Telephone: (412) 442-2000.

Public Bus

Stops are located all throughout downtown and also near the Westin Convention Center. Check The Port Authority of Allegheny County for more information.



For those who can't park at the Westin Convention Center we recommend the Grant Street Transportation Center. Download the parking map.

Other Maps

Wrapped in rivers, intertwined with trails and packed with parks, Pittsburgh is popping with active possibilities. Bike, walk or run miles of riverfront trails, soaking in fantastic urban views. Bicycle rentals are available along the trail. Guided hikes offer another way to see the city. Pittsburgh boasts a lush and diverse landscape and is filled with endless recreational opportunities for every outdoor enthusiast.