Directions

The INI Building is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, centrally located in the neighborhood of Oakland. The INI Building is located a half mile from the main campus of Carnegie Mellon University, at 4616 Henry Street, off South Craig Street.

Please note that visitor parking is limited and is intended for individuals making short visits to the office. In order to use the parking pass for the visitor parking, you must leave your car keys with the front desk assistant.

A parking garage is on South Dithridge Street (Dithridge Garage), to the west of South Craig Street. If you are driving, you should use this facility to park.

Google Maps

4616 Henry St., Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Driving Directions

I-376 from Downtown to Carnegie Mellon

  1. Take I-376 from downtown until the Forbes Avenue/Oakland exit (Exit 6) and go through Oakland on Forbes Avenue.
  2. Stay on Forbes through the Oakland business district and past the University of Pittsburgh. When you come to the Cathedral of Learning, an enormous Gothic structure on your left, you are less than a mile from Carnegie Mellon.
  3. Continue past the large Carnegie Museums complex on your right and make a left onto South Craig Street.
  4. Drive up three blocks and make a right onto Henry Street. Look for the parking lot; this is the INI office.

I-376 from Monroeville and points East

  1. Take I-376 (Parkway East) until the Squirrel Hill/Homestead exit (Exit 8), immediately after the Squirrel Hill Tunnel. Before you enter the tunnel make sure that you are in the right hand lane, as you won’t have time to change lanes at the end of the tunnel.
  2. At the first set of lights, you will come to a five-way intersection - make a gentle left turn.You should now be on Murray Avenue, the main shopping street of Squirrel Hill.
  3. Follow Murray up the hill past five traffic lights to Forbes Avenue. Turn left onto Forbes and follow it. Carnegie Mellon is on the left-hand side of the road at the bottom of the hill after the bend in the road. You can park in the garage on Forbes and walk the rest of the way to the INI office.
  4. If you wish to drive to the INI, continue to drive down Forbes past the Carnegie Mellon campus until you reach South Craig Street at the bottom of the hill.
  5. Make a right onto South Craig and drive three blocks
  6. Make a right onto Henry Street and look for the parking lot; this is the INI office.

From the South or West

  1. Take I-70 to Washington, Pa.
  2. take I-79 North to I-279 North, which brings you into downtown Pittsburgh.
  3. Follow the signs to I-376 East (Monroeville).
  4. Directions continue with I-376 from Downtown to Carnegie Mellon.

From the North

  1. If you are coming from Northern Ohio, Ontario or Michigan, take the I-79 South to I-279, which branches off from I-79 a few miles south of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
  2. Follow I-279 to I-579 (the Veteran’s Bridge).
  3. Follow the “To I-376 East” signs onto the Boulevard of the Allies.
  4. Once on the Boulevard, do not continue on to I-376, but instead follow the signs for Oakland and Forbes Avenue, which then lands you in the middle of the I-376 from Downtown to Carnegie Mellon instructions.

From the Greyhound Bus Station (located in downtown Pittsburgh)

  1. Take a right onto Second Avenue.
  2. Turn left at Brady Street.
  3. Turn right at Forbes Avenue.
  4. Stay on Forbes through the Oakland business district and past the University of Pittsburgh. When you come to the Cathedral of Learning, an enormous Gothic structure on your left, you are less than a mile from Carnegie Mellon.
  5. Continue past the large Carnegie Museum complex on your right and make a left onto South Craig Street.
  6. Drive up three blocks and make a right onto Henry Street. Look for the parking lot; this is the INI office.

From the Amtrak Train Station (located in downtown Pittsburgh)

  1. Head southwest from Liberty Avenue and bear left at Grant Street.
  2. Turn left at Seventh Avenue.
  3. Bear left onto the I-579 S ramp to Liberty Bridge/Monroeville (I-376 E).
  4. Bear right at I-579 S.
  5. Take the ramp to Oakland (I-376 E)/Monroeville.
  6. Directions continue with I-376 from Downtown to Carnegie Mellon.

Transportation from the Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT):

Other Transportation

There are a number of Port Authority of Pittsburgh (PAT) buses that will take you to Carnegie Mellon. Board any bus with the following numbers: 61A, 61B, 61C, 67A, 67C, 67E, 67F or 67J. Each of these buses has a stop at South Craig Street on Forbes Avenue. Walk up South Craig Street three blocks and make a right onto Henry Street. Again, look for the parking lot; this is the INI office. The cost for a one-way ride is $2.50.

There are also a number of taxis waiting outside the bus and train stations that can take you to Oakland. If you need to call a taxi, it is best to call Yellow Cab; they are the largest and most reliable company in Pittsburgh. They can be reached at (412) 321-8100. You must provide an address when you call unless you are being picked up at the airport or the Greyhound or Amtrak stations. A taxi trip from the Pittsburgh International Airport to Oakland costs approximately $50.00.

An alternative to taking a taxi, Lyft is a ride service available in the Pittsburgh metro area. Lyft works by matching people who need a ride to people with their own cars from the local community who are available to drive them. Pricing and instructions on the Lyft website.