A block of rooms is being held at the Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center. The Wyndham provides complimentary Internet access for their guests. We ask that each campus representative make hotel arrangements by calling the Wyndham at (412) 682-6200 and mentioning that you are with the ACC Meeting of the Minds Conference or online by using the Group Code 04036841ME to receive the special group rate. Please be sure to book your rooms by March 1, 2014 to receive the special group rate.
100 Lytton Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Breakfast is available at the hotel but not included in the room fee; there will be breakfast on campus each morning at the Conference.
Faculty advisors are requested to submit travel information for their attendees by March 1, 2014. Please contact Taylor Staiger at firstname.lastname@example.org to provide this information.
Shuttle service will be provided from the airport to the University of Pittsburgh campus on Thursday, April 3rd from Noon to 4:00 pm. Shuttle service will be provided from the University of Pittsburgh Campus to the airport on Saturday, April 5th from 1:00 to 7:00 pm. Please submit your travel information by March 1, 2014 to secure your spot on the shuttle.
By Public Transportation...
Amtrak provides daily service from Pittsburgh to Cleveland, Chicago, Harrisburg, New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C., via the Capitol Limited, the Three Rivers, and the Pennsylvanian. Call 1-800-USA-RAIL (800-872-7245) for fare and schedule information.
Greyhound Lines, Inc. operates frequent service to Pittsburgh's main bus terminal, located Downtown at 11th Street and Liberty Avenue. The Pittsburgh Campus can be reached by local Port Authority of Allegheny County buses or by taxi service. Call 1-800-231-2222 for fare and schedule information.
Port Authority of Allegheny County operates the mass transit system serving metropolitan Pittsburgh, including the Pittsburgh Campus. Fares vary within a five-zone system extending in all directions from Downtown Pittsburgh to the outer suburbs. Basic fare is $1.75. Exact change is required. Transfers can be purchased for a quarter, and can be used for one connection in any direction within three hours of the time of purchase; riders pay as they enter on inbound trips toward Downtown Pittsburgh, and pay as they exit on outbound trips before 7:00 p.m. After 7:00 p.m., riders must pay as they enter on all trips. Bus service to the Oakland area is frequent; local buses numbered 71 (1, B, C, or D), 67 (A or F), or 61 (A, B, or C) come into Oakland and may be boarded along Fifth Avenue in Downtown Pittsburgh. For bus routes and times call 412-442-2000.
Yellow Cab (412-665-8100) and People's Cab (412-681-3131) provide service to the Oakland area. Fares from Downtown Pittsburgh are approximately $10, and fares from the airport are approximately $40.