Pitt is a co-anchor tenent at Heiz Field. They signed a 30 year lease that began in 2001. They won't be building a stadium on campus for quite some time. The other thing people need to understand is that at Heinz they have the road and parking to move large groups of people in and out of the area. Oakland is Gawd awful for that. In the 50s and 60s when the population lived in the city and there were streetcars to get people in and out of Oakland, that worked great. Putting a stadium on campus now would result in traffic jams and parking hassles that would drive down attendance IMHO. I was a student at Pitt in the early 80s and loved Pitt Stadium, but it doesn't work for today's demographics. Heinz field is only 10 minutes off campus and the school does a great job of providing transportation for the students.
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