Driving Directions to the School of Dental Medicine
From the east
From Interstate 376 East, take the Oakland (Bates St.) exit. Continue ahead on Bates St. to McKee Place. Turn left onto McKee Place and continue on McKee Place, crossing Forbes Ave., and Fifth Ave., bear slightly to the right. McKee Place becomes Darragh St. Continue up the hill on Darragh St. to stop light at Terrace St. Turn right onto Terrace St. The School of Dental Medicine is on the left and the parking garage is on the right.
From the north
From Interstate 279 South, take the Veterans Bridge exit and follow signs to Interstate 376 East via the Boulevard of the Allies. Take the Forbes Avenue/Oakland exit. Keep left onto Forbes Avenue and continue to McKee Place. Turn left onto McKee Place and continue across Fifth Avenue as above.
From the south
Exit Fort Pitt Tunnel (right lane) following sign to Interstate 376 East. Take 376 East and exit at Forbes Avenue/Oakland. Follow Forbes to McKee Place. Turn left onto McKee Place and continue across Fifth Avenue as above.
From the west
Head south to I-376 Monroeville exit. Follow 376 to Forbes Ave/Oakland exit (72A.) Follow Forbes to McKee Place. Turn left onto McKee Place and continue across Fifth Avenue as above.
The Greyhound bus station in Pittsburgh is located at 11th Street and Liberty Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh. The terminal may be reached by local buses. Call 800-231-2222 for fare and schedule information.
Port Authority of Allegheny County
Port Authority is a publicly owned, mass transit system operated by Allegheny County. Fares vary and exact change is required. Local buses #71A, B, C, or D; or #67 come into Oakland and may be boarded along Fifth Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh. Please visit their Web site, or call 412-442-2000 if you have questions about bus travel on the Port Authority.
The Yellow Cab Company provides service to the University of Pittsburgh/Oakland area. The fare from downtown Pittsburgh to Oakland is approximately $10 The fare from the airport is approximately $50. The Yellow Cab phone number is 412-321-8100.
Please allow plenty of time for traffic and parking in the Oakland area. On-street metered parking is available on a first-come-first-serve basis throughout the area. Both Presbyterian and Montefiore Hospitals of UPMC offer covered parking garages within short walking distance of the School of Dental Medicine. Parking validation is available at the Registration Desk.