Hotel & Travel

Conference Site

Each year, PCRG’s Summit is held at the beautiful and historic Omni William Penn Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The 2018 Summit will take place Tuesday, May 15 and Wednesday, May 16.

Hotel Information

For out-of-town guests, PCRG typically reserves a block of hotel rooms at the Omni Wiliam Penn at a special rate. Guests can visit the Omni website to book online, or call the Omni William Penn at 888-444-6664 and book under the group name “PCRG Community Development Summit.”


Parking is available across the street from the hotel at Mellon Square Garage, operated by the Pittsburgh Parking Authority. The cost is $13.75 for a full day (4-24 hours).

Mellon Square Garage
529-540 Smithfield St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

For other parking options downtown, check out the Pittsburgh Parking Authority’s Downtown Facilities Map. Valet parking at the Omni is available for $27.00 for the day.


Travel Information

Public Transportation Pittsburgh residents attending the Summit are encouraged to take the bus or the “T” downtown. There are approximately 30 stops within a quarter mile of the conference site. For more information on those stops and the routes that serve them, use the Trip Planner on the Port Authority website and enter “Omni William Penn” as your destination.

Other Travel Information

Nearest Airport: Pittsburgh International Airport (approximately 14 miles from conference site)

Nearest Amtrak Station: 1100 Liberty Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Services from: Philadelphia, Chicago, New York, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Washington DC View routes on website

Take the Megabus Drops off at David L. Lawrence Convention Center downtown (10th St. & Penn Ave.) Routes from: Cleveland, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, Harrisburg, Erie, Washington DC, Buffalo, New York, Akron, Detroit, and beyond. View routes on website