•  04-12-2010 -- CCAC partners with ACTA to provide transportation to West Hills center

    Press Release

    PITTSBURGH-Beginning today, the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) will partner with the Airport Corridor Transportation Association (ACTA) to provide free transportation for students to the college's West Hills center at 1000 McKee Road, Oakdale.

    CCAC has entered the partnership with ACTA to continue to meet the transportation needs of students at West Hills center. Recent route changes by the Port Authority have reduced its frequency of service to the center.

    ACTA will provide a shuttle on demand from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. between the Port Authority bus stop at the IKEA store, Robinson Town Centre, and West Hills center, an approximately 5-minute trip. The service is free to students, who can call ACTA at 1.888.600.1100 to schedule a pickup. Riders may also schedule service in advance.

    CCAC and ACTA have made a service arrangement through August, although CCAC plans to continue to offer transportation solutions into the fall term. Approximately 25 students currently use public transportation to attend classes at West Hills center.

    For more information about ACTA, call 412.809.3505 or visit www.rideacta.org.


    About CCAC
    The Community College of Allegheny County is the largest institution of postsecondary higher education in Pennsylvania. The college serves 31,000 credit students through 170 degree and certificate programs and offers thousands of lifelong learning non-credit and workforce development courses to 33,000 students annually. Incorporating a learning-centered environment committed to the future of the region, CCAC continues to expand its reach through innovative programming and accessible instruction offered via convenient day, evening, weekend and online courses. With four campuses and six centers serving Allegheny County and surrounding communities, CCAC endeavors to fulfill its mission to provide affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment that prepares the region's residents for academic, professional and personal success in our changing global society.