Ride Routes

Pitt Center for Community Engagement 

Start at the Healthy Ride station located at O'Hara St & Desoto St.

Take Bigelow Blvd North until you reach Bayard St. 

Continue on Bayard St until you reach Morewood Ave. 

Take a right turn onto Morewood Ave and continue until you reach Ellsworth Ave.

Take a left turn on Ellsworth Ave and continue straight until you reach the Shady Liberty Bridge.

Make a left turn onto the Shady Liberty Bridge, continuing on the bikeable sidewalk until you reach Highland Ave. 

Turn left onto Highland Ave, followed very quickly by a right turn onto Centre Ave. 

Continue on Centre Ave, following the on-street bike route until you reach Broad St. 

Turn right onto Broad St until you reach East Liberty Blvd.

Turn right onto East Liberty Blvd, followed very quickly by a right turn onto Hamilton Ave. 

Continue on Hamilton Ave until you reach Homewood Ave.

Turn right onto Homewood Ave, returning your bike at the Healthy Ride station located at North Homewood Ave & Finance St.

Walk on Homewood Ave until you reach the University of Pittsburgh’s Community Engagement Center (located at 622 N Homewood Ave).

Schenley Park Loop 

Start at the Healthy Ride station located at Fifth Ave & South Bouquet St.

Ride your bike down the one-way street, crossing Forbes Ave onto South Bouquet St.

Make a left turn onto the Posvar Passage. Follow the signage until you reach Bigelow Blvd. 

Turn right onto Bigelow Blvd, followed quickly by a left turn onto Roberto Clemete Dr (which will soon turn into Schenley Dr). 

Continue riding on Schenley Dr, taking in the sights of Phipps Conservatory and the Bob O’Connor Golf Course along the way (Pro tip: Be sure to shift your gears low to pedal up the steep hill). 

Turn right onto Darlington Rd.

Continue on Darlington Rd until you reach Circuit Rd. 

Turn right onto Circuit Rd.

Continue on Circuit Rd until you reach Schenley Dr.

Turn left onto Schenley Dr. Once you’re back on Schenley Dr, you can either follow the original path back to the Healthy Ride station at Fifth Ave & South Bouquet St or return your bike at any of the Healthy Ride stations in Oakland!

South Side 

Start at the Healthy Ride station located at Fifth Ave & S Bouquet St.

Ride your bike down the one-way street, crossing Forbes Ave onto S Bouquet St. 

Continue on S Bouquet St until you reach Joncaire St.

Turn left onto Joncaire St, followed by a right turn onto Boundary St.

Follow the access point to the Junction Hollow Trail from Boundary St. After a brief time on Junction Hollow Trail, continue on Boundary St.

Turn right onto Saline St. At the end of Saline St (where it meets 2nd Ave), hop onto the sidewalk.

Turn right onto Swinburne St and loop into the trail Parking Lot. From the trail Parking Lot, enter the Eliza Furnace Trail.

Follow the Eliza Furnace Trail until you reach the Hot Metal Bridge. 

Take a left turn onto Hot Metal Bridge. Once you’ve crossed the bridge, make a right turn onto Water St. 

Continue on Water St until you reach 27th St.

Turn left onto 27th St until you reach Sidney St.

Turn right onto Sidney St and continue straight until you reach 23rd St.

Turn right onto 23rd St, followed quickly by a left turn onto Wharton St. Here, you will bike under the Birmingham Bridge on a newly implemented Neighborway.

After you make your way up the ramp, continue straight on Wharton St until you reach 18th St.

At this point of the route, you have two options: 1. Dismount your bike and return it to the Healthy Ride station located at South 18th St & Sidney St or 2. If you want to continue back to Oakland, turn right onto 18th St.

If you chose the second option, make a right turn onto the South Side Trail.

Continue on the South Side Trail until you make it back to the Hot Metal Bridge.

At this point, you can either follow the original path back to the Healthy Ride station at Fifth Ave & S Bouquet St or return your bike at any of Healthy Ride’s stations in Oakland!

Shadyside 

Start at the Healthy Ride station located at O'Hara St & Desoto St.

Take Bigelow Blvd North until you reach Bayard St. 

Continue on Bayard St until you reach Morewood Ave. 

Take a right turn onto Morewood Ave.

Continue on Morewood Ave until you reach Ellsworth Ave.

Take a left turn on Ellsworth Ave and continue straight, returning your bike at the Healthy Ride station located at Ellsworth Ave & Maryland Ave. 

Now that you’ve successfully traveled to Shadyside via bike, take some time to explore the Ellsworth Ave business district!

Squirrel Hill 

Start at the Healthy Ride station located at Fifth Ave & South Bouquet St.

Ride your bike down the one-way street, crossing Forbes Ave onto South Bouquet St.

Make a left turn onto the Posvar Passage. Follow the signage until you reach Bigelow Blvd. 

Turn right onto Bigelow Blvd, followed quickly by a left turn onto Roberto Clemete Dr (which will soon turn into Schenley Dr). 

Continue riding on Schenley Dr, taking in the sights of Phipps Conservatory and the Bob O’Connor Golf Course along the way (Pro tip: Be sure to shift your gears low to pedal up the steep hill). 

Continue straight on Forbes Ave. 

Turn right on Wightman St.

Continue on Wightman St until you reach Beacon St.

Turn left onto Beacon St.

Finish your ride by returning your bike at the Healthy Ride station at Beacon St & Murray Ave. Now, consider exploring everything Squirrel Hill has to offer!