by Lauren Daley
The Port Authority of Allegheny County has announced its service schedule for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.
Approximately 30 Port Authority bus routes will be detoured in Downtown Pittsburgh and the North Shore on Mon., Dec. 31, due to First Night festivities. First Night-related detours will begin around 10 a.m. and will be in effect through the end of service that night. Riders should allow for extra time when traveling on New Year’s Eve. Detour information is posted at the Port Authority's website.
Port Authority service will follow schedules as noted below:
• Mon., Dec. 31: Weekday schedules in effect and the Customer Service phone line is open 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Downtown Service Center will be open regular hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.), and this is the last day to exchange outdated fare tickets at the Service Center.
• Tue., Jan. 1: Holiday schedules in effect, so if your route does not operate on Sundays, it won't be running on the holiday either. The customer service phone line will run on holiday hours, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Downtown Service Center is closed.
For more information, call Port Authority customer service at 412-442-2000 or the TTY number, 412-231-7007, or visit portauthority.org.