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OpenStreetsPGH Hosts Second Biking Event of 2024

Hill District through Downtown to Northside on Saturday, June 29

June 21, 2024

Thousands of people biking, walking, running, and rolling will take to Pittsburgh’s streets next Saturday, June 29th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for OpenStreetsPGH presented by UPMC Health Plan. Produced by Bike Pittsburgh, this free community event opens 3.5 miles of car-free streets from the Historic Hill District to the Northside. This month’s OpenStreetsPGH is the second of three events celebrating active transportation and people-centered places in Pittsburgh.

Car traffic will be prohibited on a 3.5-mile stretch: From Centre Ave in the Hill District, Ross St, Forbes Ave and 6th St in Downtown, to the Roberto Clemente Bridge, W General Robinson, W Ohio St, and Western Ave in the Northside. 

View the full OpenStreetsPGH route map below and at openstreetspgh.org/route

Need directions to the event? Find more at openstreetspgh.org/getting-here

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Streets will begin closing Saturday June 29 at 8 a.m. It is recommended to use Waze or Google Maps to help navigate road closures. The following streets will be impacted by the closures:


  • Hill District + Lower Hill
    • Centre Ave from Kirkpatrick St to Ross St  
  • Downtown 
    • Ross St from Centre Ave to Forbes Ave
    • Forbes Ave from Ross St to Market Square
    • Market Square & Market St, Graeme St, and McMasters Way
    • 6th Street from Market Square to Roberto Clemente Bridge
    • Roberto Clemente Bridge 
  • Northside
    • W. General Robinson St from Federal St to Mazeroski
    • Reedsdale St from Mazeroski to Scotland St
    • Merchant St & Martindale St
    • W. Ohio St / Western Ave from Arch St to Allegheny Ave

TRAFFIC CROSSINGS: Unlike other events, OpenStreetsPGH does not require a complete street closure, but motorists are advised to expect traffic delays and allow for sufficient travel time. Drivers and motor vehicles may cross the route at the following 10 open intersections:

  • Crawford St & Centre Ave
  • Fifth Ave & Ross St
  • Grant St & Forbes Ave
  • Smithfield St & Forbes Ave
  • Wood St & Forbes Ave
  • Fifth Ave & Market St
  • Liberty Ave & 6th St 
  • Ft Duquesne Blvd & 6th St
  • Brighton Rd & Western Ave
  • Allegheny Ave (end of route - road is open)
  • Kirkpatrick St (end of route - road is open)


Roadways will reopen promptly by 3:00 p.m. 

PARKING RESTRICTIONS

There is no parking permitted along the event route from 3 AM until 3 PM on Saturday, June 29th. All parked cars will be towed. “No Parking” signs will be placed along the route starting on Wednesday, June 26th.  


ROUTE MAP

ABOUT US

This event is organized by Bike Pittsburgh and is made possible through major support from UPMC Health Plan. Additional support is provided by McAuley Ministries, First National Bank, Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation, the Buhl Foundation, Pittsburgh Regional Transit, PWSA, Walnut Capital, S&B USA, Pittsburgh City Paper, PublicSource, NEXTPittsburgh, Citycast Pittsburgh, and more!