Accessibility at The Westin Pittsburgh

Conference attendees who require an accessible hotel room are encouraged to book by calling the Westin Pittsburgh directly at 1-412-281-3700 to ensure a room that meets their needs is available, rather than booking through the online systemyou must mention TCG in order to access our discounted rate.

Below is a list of room and hotel accessibility features provided by The Westin:

Guest Room Accessibility
Accessible Vanities
Adjustable Height Hand-Held Shower Wand
Alarm Clock Telephone Ringers
Bathtub Grab Rails
Bathtub Seat
Close Caption TV
Deadbolts on Guest Room and Suites Doors
Electronic Room Key
Flashing Door Knockers
Guest Room and Suites Doors Self-Closing
Hearing Accessible Rooms and/or Kits
Lever Handles on Guest Room Doors
Lowered Deadbolts on Guest Room Doors
Lowered Electricat Outlets
Lowered Night Guards on Guest Room Doors
Lowered Viewports in Guest Room Doors
Mobility accessible rooms
Non-slip Grab Rails in the Bathroom
Roll-in Shower
Room Windows Open
Safety Chains and/or Latches on Guest Doors
Secondary Locks on Room Windows
TTY/TTD Compatible
Toilet Seat at Wheelchair Height - Toilet for Disabled
Transfer Showers in Guest Rooms
Viewports in Guest Room and Suites Doors

Accessible Hotel Features

Accessible on-site parking
Property has elevators
Self Operating lift or a sloped entry in hotel swimming pools
Service Animals are Welcome
Valet parking for vehicles outfitted for drivers in wheelchairs
Van Accessible on-site parking

Accessible Areas with Accessible Routes from Public Entrance
Accessible Entrance to On-Site Pool
Entrance to On-Site Business Center is Accessible
Entrance to On-Site Fitness Center is Accessible
Entrance to On-Site Spa is Accessible
Main Entrance is Accessible
Meeting Spaces are Accessible
On-Site Restaurants are Accessible
Room and Suites Access through the Interior Corridor

Accessible Transportation and Parking

To and From Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT)

Pittsburgh International Airport (Customer Service Hotline: 412-472-3525)
PIT Airport services for people with disabilities include reserved parking spaces, public telephones for the hearing impaired, visual paging services on the flight information display screens, and wheelchair or porter service (arrange by contacting your airline or by stopping at an airport information desk).

ACCESS ADA Paratransit Service
ACCESS ADA Paratransit Service is a shared-ride, advance-reservation paratransit service that operates throughout Pittsburgh and surrounding Allegheny County from 6:00 a.m. to midnight, every day of the year. Eight companies provide service for ACCESS. Riders must use tickets to pay for their transportation. The number of tickets charged for a trip depends on the length of the trip. The minimum one-way fare is 4 tickets ($2.25) and the maximum is 8 tickets ($4.50). An eligible person with a disability visiting the Pittsburgh area is eligible for 21 days of travel on ACCESS in any single year.

Getting Around Pittsburgh

Port Authority of Allegheny County (Customer Service Hotline: 412-442-2000)
Port Authority provides public transportation throughout Allegheny County via buses, the T light rail system and the Monongahela Incline. All Port Authority stations, bus and rail vehicles, and the Incline are ADA-compliant. Bus lifts or ramps and kneelers can be found on most Port Authority buses.

VETaxi (Customer Service Hotline: 412-481-8387)
Vetaxi offers the MV1 a Universal Designed Accessible Transportation Vehicle that can take you to and from the airport and all around town! Veteran driven, VETaxi has an APP to down load on Google Play and itunes. Go to VETaxi and watch where your taxi is as it picks you up.

Parking in Downtown Pittsburgh and City Neighborhoods

This Downtown Parking Map shows van accessible garages. This webpage lists accessible meters and reserved lot spaces in Pittsburgh city neighborhoods.

Additional Accessibility Info

Additional information about accessibility at TCG Conference venues and activities will continue to be added to this page, so please stay tuned; in the meantime, feel free to contact Anne Ciarlone with any questions.

For further information about accessible venues and restaurants, medical and interpretive service providers, or transportation options,
we recommend VisitPittsburgh's extensive list of accessibility resources.