Top 10 US steepest streets: Canton Ave Pittsburgh
Slopes Illustrated: Yes, Pittsburgh is Epically Hilly
How ’bout that. We Pittsburghers often talk about our hilly terrain — but it’s always nice to have evidence to back our comments (read: whiny remarks) related to the landscape: In this infographic from Fixr, the Steel City was featured twice for having two of the country’s steepest streets. Canton Avenue, with its preposterous 37 percent gradient, is beaten out only by a street in Hawaii.
However! Only 4-wheel-drive vehicles are permitted on that street, so we’re claiming victory, Hawaii. We bike up our Megahill….