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Atlantic Chapter MLA : 2018 Meeting: Transportation

The Atlantic Chapter of MLA will be holding its annual meeting this fall, jointly sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh Library System (ULS) and the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP), on October 12-13, 2018.

Transportation

Getting to Pittsburgh

AIRPLANE

Pittsburgh International Airport is a 25 minute drive from Pittsburgh. The 28X bus will take you to Oakland. The ride is approximately 1 hour.

CAR

Generally GPS and online maps services (Google Maps, Mapquest, etc.) perform well in this area.

  • Delaware
    • Newark: 306 miles
  • Washington DC: 245 miles
  • Maryland:
    • Baltimore: 247 miles
  • Pennsylvania
    • Philadelphia: 305 miles
    • State College: 140 miles
  • New Jersey
    • Princeton: 337 miles
    • Glassboro: 329 miles
    • Trenton: 324 miles
  • Virginia
    • Charlottesville: 318 miles
    • Richmond: 344 miles
    • Lynchburg: 353 miles
  • West Virginia
    • Morgantown: 75 miles
    • Huntington: 279 miles

GETTING TO HILLMAN LIBRARY and the CARNEGIE LIBRARY OF PITTSBURGH

WALKING 

From WYNDHAM UNIVERSITY CENTER—an easy walk of about .4 of a mile. Exit the hotel to the right and make a right hand turn at the end of the parking lot. The Cathedral of Learning will be straight ahead. Turn right onto Fifth Ave. Walk 1 block and make a left onto Bigelow Boulevard. The William Pitt Union will be on your right. Walk 1 1/2 blocks and Hillman Library will be on the right. Enter on the Ground Floor and head to the back of the floor. The Amy Knapp Room is at the end of the hall near the elevators.

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is directly across Schenley Plaza from Hillman Library.

 

CAR

Parking is available on the street and in the Soldiers and Sailors Parking Garage. Parking on the street is $3.00 per hour until 6pm.

Guests staying at the Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center pay $15 per night (with our group rate). If you are not staying at the Wyndham, you can park in their lot for a day rate of $5, as long as you leave by sometime in the evening.

Information on garages and free parking may be found at: https://en.parkopedia.com/parking/oakland_pa_15213/?arriving=201808221200&leaving=201808221400.