Facts and usage statistics about public transit in Pittsburgh, United States

Commute patterns by Subway, Bus & Funicular in Pittsburgh - Statistics, Analytics and Usage Data

The Moovit Public Transit Index helps anyone discover how people in Pittsburgh get around each day with public transit compared to other cities. Below you will find the average commute and wait time for riders, the distance people travel to get to work with public transit and the average distance people in Pittsburgh walk each day. See which Subway, Bus & Funicular and stations are most popular in Pittsburgh, and more!

Pittsburgh has 3 transit type(s), including: Subway, Bus & Funicular, operated by several transit agencies, including Port Authority

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In Pittsburgh, the average amount of time people spend riding public transit is 43 min. Over 44% of those riders spend more than 2 hours on public transportation every day.
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How long do people usually wait at a stop or station in Pittsburgh each day? Commuters wait on average 15 min, but over 44% wait longer than 20 minutes.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Pittsburgh is 3.54 mi. Yet 32% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The percentage of public transit riders who transfer lines at least once in Pittsburgh is 44%. On average, 41% of riders transfer at least twice during a single trip.
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Did you know that in Pittsburgh, the average distance people walk to work or home is 0.45 mi? Approximately, 22% walk more than 1 km to reach their destination.

Commute Time in Pittsburgh

How long do people usually commute in Pittsburgh by public transit everyday?

The average amount of time people in Pittsburgh spend commuting with public transit, for example to and from work, on a weekday is 43 min.

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How many people have a long commute every day with public transit in Pittsburgh, United States?

The percentage of transit riders in Pittsburgh who ride public transit, including Subway, Bus & Funicular for more than 2 hours every day is 44%.

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Waiting Time in Pittsburgh

How long do people usually wait at a station in Pittsburgh every day?

The average amount of time people in Pittsburgh wait at a stop or station for their Subway, Bus & Funicular line on a weekday is 15 min.

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How many people in Pittsburgh usually wait a long time at a transit station?

The percentage of people in Pittsburgh who wait for over 20 minutes on average for their transit line every day, for example to and from work is 44%.

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Trip Distance in Pittsburgh

How far do people usually commute each way with public transit in Pittsburgh?

The average distance people in Pittsburgh usually ride in a single trip, for example to or from work, with public transit including Subway, Bus & Funicular is 3.54 mi.

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How many people have a long commute every day in Pittsburgh?

The percentage of people in Pittsburgh that usually travel for over 7.46 mi in a single direction, for example to or from work, each day with public transit is 32%.

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Number of Transfers in Pittsburgh

How many people perform single line trips in Pittsburgh?

The percentage of people in Pittsburgh who don't need to transfer during an average commute trip (one way) is 44%.

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Walking Distance in Pittsburgh

How far do people usually walk per trip in Pittsburgh?

The average distance people in Pittsburgh walk every day in one direction, for example on their way home or to work is 3.54 mi.

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How many people walk for more than 0.62 mi in Pittsburgh?

The percentage of people in Pittsburgh who walk for over 0.62 mi each day to reach a specific destination, for example to or from work is 32%.

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Most popular Bus lines

  • 54 - North Side-Oakland-South Side
  • 51 - Carrick
  • 82 - Lincoln

Most popular Bus stations

  • Fifth Ave At Wood St
  • Sixth Ave At Smithfield St
  • Liberty Ave At Market St

Most popular Subway lines

  • RED - Castle Shannon via Beechview
  • BLSV - South Hills Village via Overbrook
  • BLLB - Library via Overbrook

Most popular Bus lines

  • 54 - North Side-Oakland-South Side
  • 51 - Carrick
  • 82 - Lincoln

Most popular Bus stations

  • Fifth Ave At Wood St
  • Sixth Ave At Smithfield St
  • Liberty Ave At Market St

Most popular Subway lines

  • RED - Castle Shannon via Beechview
  • BLSV - South Hills Village via Overbrook
  • BLLB - Library via Overbrook

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