Parking Resources

Worried about finding parking Downtown? No need—the PDP is here to help! Use our handy interactive parking map to find lots of parking options—even $6 evening, weekend, and event parking.

Located at the corner of 12th Street and Penn Ave., the Grant Street Transportation Center offers convenient and guaranteed (not to mention low cost!) parking 24/7 with round-the-clock security. This state-of-the-art facility is a short walk to the Convention Center and businesses in the Strip District, Liberty Avenue, Penn Avenue, 12th Street, and Grant Street.


ParkPGH is a very useful application available on the iPhone, the web, text messaging and a call-in service. It supplies real-time information about parking availability in all Cultural District garages, calculating the number of available spaces every 30 seconds. Learn more here.

Go Mobile Pittsburgh

Have you ever been shopping Downtown or been stuck in a meeting and remember that your parking meter is about to run out? Now, you can use your cell phone to pay the meter, remember your license plate, extend your parking time, and more without running back outside! Throughout Downtown and the city of Pittsburgh, utilize Go Mobile Pittsburgh to make your next trip a little bit easier. See more about the program here.

PDP’s Reserved Parking Program

NOTE: As of October 1, 2019, only Smithfield/Liberty Garage and Theater Square Garage are available for parking reservations.

Convenient, hassle-free parking in Downtown is just a mouse click away using the PDP’s Reserved Parking Program Online Reservation Form.  This courtesy program allows visitors to reserve a parking space for use Monday through Friday between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. in participating garages.

NOTE: As of October 1, 2019, only Smithfield/Liberty Garage and Theater Square Garage are available for parking reservations.

Downtown Parking Links

On-Street Multi-Space Meter Parking in Downtown

The City of Pittsburgh was one of the first cities to introduce multi-space meter parking citywide.  These high-tech, easy-to-use meter systems allow Downtown visitors to park closer and more conveniently to their desired destination.  See the instructional video below on how to use the simple meter systems, and see how you can pay your meter using your mobile phone above using Go Mobile Pittsburgh.

Downtown street meters hours are Monday – Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and lots are Monday – Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Parking is free on Sundays and after 6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday at metered, on-street spots in Downtown.

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