RAND Locations: Pittsburgh Office

RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh Office

4570 Fifth Avenue
Suite 600
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213

Tel: (412) 683-2300
Fax: (412) 683-2800

Getting There

RAND's Pittsburgh Office is located in Oakland, the city's university district, near both Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh. The building is at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Craig Street and fronts on the southwest corner of the intersection.

Driving Directions

  • Driving from the Pittsburgh International Airport—Follow signs towards PA-60/I-79 East/Pittsburgh/Pennsylvania Turnpike East. Pass through the Fort Pitt Tunnel and onto the Fort Pitt Bridge. Once on the bridge, stay in the far right lane and follow signs for I-376 East/Monroeville. Take 376 East to the exit for Forbes Avenue/Oakland. Merge onto Forbes Avenue and head through the Oakland business district in the center lane for about a mile. Turn left on South Craig Street. The office is on the left at the first light.
  • Driving from the east—Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike West to Exit 57, Pittsburgh/Monroeville. Follow 376 West to Exit 77, Edgewood/Swissvale. Turn right onto Braddock Avenue (at the end of the ramp). Continue to the Forbes Avenue intersection (Frick Park will be on the left). Turn left onto Forbes Avenue. Continue on Forbes Avenue three to four miles to South Craig Street. Turn right on South Craig Street. The office is on the left at the first light.
  • Driving from the north—Take I-79 South toward Pittsburgh. Where the road forks follow I-279 South to the left. As you near the city, stay in one of the two righthand lanes and follow signs for I-579 South and the Veterans Bridge. After crossing the bridge, watch carefully on your right for the I-376 East/Oakland exit ramp. Bear right onto this ramp, which will place you on the Boulevard of the Allies. Continue on the Boulevard of the Allies for approximately 1/2 mile. Do not bear right at the 376 East/Monroeville ramp. Instead, stay on the Boulevard and exit at the Forbes Avenue off-ramp. Merge onto Forbes Avenue and head through the Oakland business district in the center lane for about a mile. Turn left on South Craig Street. The office is on the left at the first light.
  • Driving from the west/south—Take I-79 North and take Exit 59A to I-279 North/US-22 East/US-30 East/Penn Lincoln Parkway toward Pittsburgh. Take Exit 6A to I-376 East/US-22 East/US-30 East/Penn Lincoln Parkway toward Monroeville. Take I-376 East to the exit for Forbes Avenue/Oakland. Merge onto Forbes Avenue and head through the Oakland business district in the center lane for about a mile. Turn left on South Craig Street. The office is on the left at the first light.

Airport Bus Service

The Pittsburgh Port Authority offers service to and from the airport on the 28X Airport Flyer. The route goes through Oakland, near the RAND office.

Airport Flyer Schedule and Fares on portauthority.org

Taxi Service to and from Pittsburgh International Airport

Taxis, hotel shuttles, and limousines are also available. Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) has a cab stand at ground transportation and taxis are available 24/7 to take travelers arriving at PIT to their destinations. However, depending on the time of day or your specific travel needs, return taxi service to PIT may be highly variable; in addition, you cannot hail a cab on the street. You may wish to consider booking in advance with a car service for a return trip (the average cost is comparable to airport cab fare). See the link below for a full range of ground transportation options.

Transportation Information on flypittsburgh.com

Parking

Parking is available under the RAND Corporation Building. The entrance is off of Henry Street, one block south of Fifth Avenue. Cost is $5 for the first hour, $7 for two hours, $9 for three hours, and $12 for four or more hours.

Entering the Building

Take the elevator from the garage to the sixth floor. Visitors, including those from other RAND offices, should check in at the receptionist's desk on the sixth floor.