Transportation

No matter what kind of transportation your business needs to move goods, services, or employees, or for personal use, Erie has it!

Downtown Erie Walking Map

The City of Erie (on Google Maps)

Parking
Find Parking Locations
The Erie Parking Authority is a Municipal Authority whose purpose is to provide parking to the citizens of the City of Erie at a fair rate and in a safe and convenient environment. Our intent is to supervise, operate, and administer an efficient, coordinated system of both on-street regulated parking and off-street facilities as needed to develop and maintain the integrity of the City of Erie. Incorporated in 1951, the Authority is governed by a 5 member Board appointed by the Mayor of the City of Erie. Board members serve five year terms and are not compensated. The Board meets twelve times a year on the second Tuesday of each month at 8:30 a.m. in the Parking Authority’s Main Office.
The Authority facilities consist of nine (9) parking garages totaling 4,449 spaces and seven (7) surface lots with 503 spaces. With respect to on street parking, the Authority manages 1,400 metered spaces.

Interstates
Three major highways, Interstates 79, 90 and 86, are located in Erie County. Business and industry rely on these roadways to reach Pittsburgh and other major cities in Pennsylvania, as well as cities in nearby Ohio and New York.

Interstate Map

Air
From point A to point B and everything in between, 
The Erie International Airport offers everything the busy traveler needs. Complimentary wireless Internet access, convenient baggage services, food and beverages and friendly staff are waiting to assist you.

Rail
There is no shortage of options in Erie County for businesses that need to transport their goods by rail. Freight rail services are available via
CXS , NorfolkSouthern, Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad, and Lake Erie railroads. For your personal enjoyment or your business trip with destinations such as New York City, N.Y. or Chicago, ILL, Amtrak provides passenger services.

Bus
EMTA (The "e")  Whether it’s to work, to school, to the casino, to the mall or to the heart of downtown Erie, the “e” takes you there. Our region – from Erie to Edinboro – has so many exciting and diverse destinations for recreation, shopping and fun, and you can get there on the e! The “e” is also complemented by the Bayliner Trolley for downtown travel, the LIFT for those needing mobility assistance and the Water Taxi for travel to and from Presque Isle State Park. Are you ready to ride?

The Cultural Loop The downtown "Cultural Loop" will provide Saturday evening services from 5PM - 11PM to arts and cultural venues.

Water
The
Port of Erie is located on the southeast of Lake Erie in a natural bay formed and sheltered by Presque Isle, Pennsylvania. Erie´s harbor entrance channel is 29 feet deep. The Port of Erie and O-N Minerals Erie offer cargo shippers on the Great Lakes/Seaway System the finest facilities available. With 85 million people within a 500 mile radius, Port Erie is at the hub of the US and Canadian Industrial Center. 

Erie Port Authority Water Taxi
Catch the water taxi and enjoy the bay. Taxis from the bayfront at Dobbins Landing and Liberty Park to Waterworks at Presque Isle State Park.
May 28 – October 1/Mid October (pending weather conditions, please call for schedule)
Mondays 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Tuesdays through Sundays 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Cost is Adults $9 roundtrip, $7 one way. Children under 12 $7
Phone: (814) 881-2502