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Julie Walsh, BikePGH Communications & Marketing Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org, (412) 325-4334
Kéya Joseph, BikePGH Events Director, (412) 860-3921
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The event is organized by Bike Pittsburgh and is made possible through major support from UPMC Health Plan. Additional support is provided by Argo AI, Green Mountain, Zero Fossil, Spin, Google, Aurora, Port Authority, Walnut Capital, Cannondale, and more.
View a full OpenStreetsPGH route map at openstreetspgh.org/route
Bike Pittsburgh Issues Traffic Alert for
OpenStreetsPGH Saturday, July 30th 2022
Julie Walsh, email@example.com,
412.325.4334 (office), 412.735.8556 (cell)
PITTSBURGH – OpenStreetsPGH activates Homewood, Larimer, East Liberty, Shadyside, and North Point Breeze with thousands of bicyclists and pedestrians on Saturday, July 30th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Beginning at 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 30th all cars (including those parked on the street) will be prohibited on the 4.4 mile loop from S. Highland to Broad St, Frankstown Ave to N. Homewood Ave, and Thomas Blvd to Fifth Ave connecting back to S. Highland.
View the full OpenStreetsPGH route map at openstreetspgh.org/route
There is no parking allowed along the event route from 3 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday July 30th. All parked cars will be towed to provide a safe and car-free area for event participants. “No Parking” signs will be placed along the route starting on Wednesday July 27th.
The following streets will be closed, and vehicles left parked on the street will be towed starting at 6:00 a.m. on July 30th:
- S. Highland Ave (from Fifth Ave to Broad St)
- Broad St / Frankstown Ave (from S. Highland Ave to N. Homewood Ave)
- N. Homewood Ave (from Frankstown Ave to Thomas Blvd)
- Thomas Blvd (from N. Homewood Ave to Fifth Ave)
- Fifth Ave (from Thomas Blvd to S.Highland Ave)
Unlike other events, OpenStreetsPGH does not necessitate a complete street closure. Car drivers may cross the route for business and residential access by using the following open intersections:
- S. Highland Ave & Penn Ave
- Broad St & Centre Ave
- Broad St/Frankstown Ave & E Liberty Blvd
- Frankstown Ave & Fifth Ave/Washington Blvd
- N Homewood Ave & Bennett St
- N Homewood Ave & Hamilton Ave
- Thomas Blvd & N Dallas Ave
- Fifth Ave & Penn Ave
- Fifth Ave & Shady Ave
- S Highland Ave & Walnut St
- S Highland Ave & Centre Ave
Roadways will reopen promptly by 3:00 p.m.
Some bus lines on the route, including the 71B, 77, 82, 86, P17, P10, 74, 71D, 88 will be affected. Stay updated on Pittsburgh Regional Transit’s detours at www.portauthority.org/detours
Media and the public are encouraged to visit openstreetspgh.org/media, or follow OpenStreetsPGH on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, for updates and details on event happenings. For more information on how to get to OpenStreetsPGH, visit openstreetspgh.org/getting-here.