Directions to Carnegie Mellon
Here is a
campus map (north is down!)
showing the University Center (the conference site), Parking Garage, dormitories
("Resnick West Wing"), and LTI. The Holiday Inn is
off of Fifth Avenue, just off the right edge of this map.
this campus directions webpage for driving information to campus
from all directions.
Parking: Parking is available at the Holiday Inn for $14
On campus parking will be available in the covered East
Campus Garage, which is adjacent to the University Center. Daily
parking passes can be purchased on site for $5.50 per day.
The Parking Garage is CLOSED on
weekends in the summer; when it is closed, all campus lots are
free. One convenient campus lot is on the far corner of the Forbes and
Morewood intersection (see the map).
Note that the hotel is a 15-minute walk from campus, and the hotel
shuttle will also be available.
Carnegie Mellon is in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh, about 3 miles
east of downtown, and about 20 miles (30 kilometers) east of
- By Cab: You can reach a more reliable subset of the
Yellow Cab drivers by calling 412-281-7005.
Ask the driver to take you to Carnegie Mellon
University, in the Oakland section of town. If the driver does not
know the "University Center", ask for
"the corner of Forbes and
Morewood", which is the best-known location on campus. This puts you
right by the University Center. The fare should be about $35 to $40.
There is also an airport shuttle service.
- By Bus: The local bus line,
PAT, runs a special bus called the 28X
between Carnegie Mellon and the airport, leaving every 45 minutes.
As of May 2001, it's only $2.00 each way! You will be responsible for
handling your own luggage.
At Carnegie Mellon the
bus stops on Forbes Avenue, near the intersection
with Morewood; just cross Forbes, and you will be right by the
To go to the conference hotel, you can get off at Bellefield and
Fifth, and walk a few hundred feet west to Lytton and Fifth, then up
Lytton to the hotel. Carnegie Mellon and the airport are the
ends of the line, so it is hard to make a big mistake. The 28X's
schedule is available on-line
- Driving: Exit the airport and follow signs for
Pittsburgh. When you pass through the Fort Pitt tunnel, stay to the
right and take the exit for 376. Take the "Oakland" exit from
376. This will put you on Forbes Avenue. Continue east on Forbes,
passing the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Museum. You will
pass Craig St. (on the left) and pass over a small bridge that goes
over Panther Hollow. Morewood is the next cross street. Visitor
parking is available in the parking garage, which is located on
Forbes, past Morewood, on the right hand side, just past the