The First Avenue Garage and Station has a lined space capacity of 1,243 vehicles with 21 handicap and van accessible spaces. It is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week with round the clock security. It is situated between the City Courts Building and the PNC Firstside Complex.
This state of the art facility is a short walk to businesses on Ross Street, Grant Street, the Boulevard of the Allies, Fourth, Forbes and Fifth Avenues. For your paying convenience, there are three pay on foot machines-cashiers, payment by charge card are available.
Attached to the Facility is a transit stop which was developed by the Port Authority. The "T" station came on line "Light Up Night" November of 2001 (Pittsburgh's Annual Holiday Kick Off Event). You are now able to park at the garage and catch the "T" to downtown and North Shore (PNC Park - Heinz Field) destinations free. This is the fourth free transit stop in the City. Linking the garage with a high speed transit stop is a first for Pittsburgh.
The garage with the “T” connection serves those individuals who visit and work downtown; frequent the Cultural District and sports events on the North Shore, home of the Pirates – PNC Park, the Steelers and Pitt Panthers – Heinz Field; the Science Center, Rivers Casino, and other North Shore venues and amenities.
The GREAT ALLEGHENY PASSAGE Trail ( www.GAPtrail.org) has been extended as it meanders along the south end of the facility adjacent to the Parkway East. To further enhance the amenities of the trail, GOLDEN BIKE AND GEAR RENTALS shop is operational (www.goldentrianglebike.com) for most of the year. They can also assist in providing you with trail information and set up trip packages as well.
The First Avenue Garage and “T” Station can accommodate all your Parking needs for your planned trail excursion on the Great Allegheny Passage Trail (www.GAPTrail.org). Please contact the Garage Manager/Attendant on duty, if you intend to leave your vehicle for more than a day.
ELECTRIC VEHICLE (EV) CHARGES AT FIRST AVENUE GARAGE AND T STATION!
Dear Customer: Please note that you will need to sign up to get or activate a CHARGEPOINT CARD at (www.chargepoint.com) in order to activate a charging session from the New EV CHARGING LOCATIONS at the FIRST AVENUE GARAGE. Thank you
THE AUTHORITY IS PLEASED TO REPORT THAT ADDITIONAL ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGERS HAVE BEEN INSTALLED AND ACTIVATED IN THE FIRST AVENUE GARAGE.
THERE ARE A TOTAL OF 3 SINGLE CHARGERS AND 6 DUAL CHARGERS WITH THE CAPACITY TO CHARGE 15 ELECTRIC VEHICLES AT THIS GARAGE.
The charging stations are highly visible and clearly marked. They are located on the 3rd Floor of the First Avenue Garage adjacent to the T-Station and Elevator lobby.
Garage Phone - Day Manager – 412-560-7290
The First Avenue Garage and Station is located at 600 First Avenue between the PNC Firstside Center and the Municipal Courts Building. It is easily accessible from Grant Street, Ross Street, First Avenue and Second Avenue, the Boulevard of the Allies and the Parkway East (take the Grant Street Exit). The First Avenue Garage has 1,243 spaces. Listed below are the lease charges, daily parking rates and the hours of operation effective August 1, 2017:
Day Rate - Monday thru Friday, 5:00 a.m. to 3:59 p.m.
Night Rate Monday thru Friday, in after 4:00 pm, out by 4:59 am (Day rates start at 5 am)
Weekend and Holiday Rates: all day Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays