SIAM 45th Anniversary and Annual Meeting

Transportation Information


By Air

SIAM has selected U.S. Air, file #58150233, as the official carrier for this conference. Discounts are available to conference attendees from July 10 to July 20, 1997.

US Air File # 58150233
American File # 1977AE

By flying U.S. Air, you can take advantage of the following discounts:

  • 5% off lowest applicable published fare
  • 10% off unrestricted Y fares (full coach)

    SIAM has selected Event Travel Services to assist attendees in making their travel arrangements. Event Travel will make your reservations on U.S. Air, or any airline of your choice. Call 800-600-6962 or 609-853-1919, fax your reservations to 609-853-0411, or use their on-line reservation system at 74117.620@compuserve.com. Be sure to mention that you are attending the SIAM 45th Anniversary Meeting in Stanford, CA. Event Travel will issue your ticket and mail it to you.

    Ground Transportation

    From San Francisco Airport

    SHUTTLE SERVICES
    There are several shuttle services for you to consider. Prices are subject to change. Please check with the company directly when making your reservations.

    Bayporter Express $17.00 ($10.00 /each additional person) one way, 415-467-1800
    South Bay Airport Shuttle $15.00 ($5.00 /each additional person) one way, 800-548-4664, 408-559-9477
    Super Shuttle $23.00 ($8.00 /each additional person) one way 415-558-8500
    Emerald LimousineSedan (1-3 passengers) $45.00 one way, 800-337-4335
    Stretch Limousine (1-5 passengers) $55.00 one way 415-794-9693
    Super Stretch Limo (1-7 passengers) $65.00 one way

    TAXI SERVICE
    Yellow Cab Service is available for approximately $42.00. The Yellow Cab phone number is 415-321-1234. They will pick-up at the arrival area of airport. For the return trip from Stanford to San Francisco, you must call and give your name, airline, flight number, and departure time.

    From San Jose Airport

    SHUTTLE SERVICES
    There are several shuttle services for you to consider. Prices are subject to change. Please check with the company directly when making your reservations.

    South Bay Airport Shuttle $15.00($5.00/each additional person) one way 800-548-4664,
    408-559-9477
    Super Shuttle $70.00 charter for up to 7 passengers one way 415-558-8500
    Emerald Limousine Sedan (1-3 passengers) $45.00 one way 800-337-4335
    415-794-9693
    Stretch Limousine (1-5 passengers) $55.00 one way
    Super Stretch Limo (1-7 passengers) $65.00 one way

    TAXI SERVICE
    Yellow Cab Service is available for approximately $28.00. The phone number is 415-321-1234. They will pick up at the arrival area of airport. For the return trip from Stanford to San Jose, you must call and give your name, airline, flight number, and departure time.

    RENTAL CARS
    Many major car rental companies have offices inside the airport terminal. You can make your arrangements when you arrive at the airport or you can make them through Event Travel Services or your own travel agent. Event Travel can make your car rental reservations at the same time you make your flight reservations. Call 800-600-6962 or 609-853-1919, fax your reservations to 609-853-0411, or use their on-line reservation system at 74117.620@compuserve.com. Be sure to mention that you are attending the SIAM 45th Anniversary Meeting in Stanford, CA.

    Driving Directions

    If you are driving from San Jose or San Francisco, take either the Bayshore Freeway (US. 101) or the Junipero Serra Freeway (Interstate 280). From US. 101, take the Embarcadero Road or University Avenue exit and drive southwest to Stanford campus. From Interstate 280, take Sand Hill Road or Page Mill Road exit and drive east to Junipera Serra Blvd. Refer to http://www.stanford.edu/home/visitors/maps.html.

    Free Parking

    SIAM has a 'free parking lot' in the Eucalyptus Grove that is located across from the Stanford Stadium. You can access the Grove from Galvez Street. You can park there all day and walk 10 minutes to the meeting areas. Identification is not needed, just say you are with the SIAM Conference. Refer to http://www.stanford.edu/home/visitors/maps.html.

    Marguerite Shuttle is Stanford's free transit system. It runs Monday through Friday from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Buses run about every 15 minutes.The B line runs from the SIAM parking lot by the stadium along Campus Drive, past the Law School, and then up to Tresidder. You can get on and off when and where you wish all day, every day (Monday through Friday).

    General Parking Information

    Stanford has many parking lots throughout the campus. The lots are designated "A" or "C". You must have a permit to park in the lots. Daily parking permits cost $2.00 for a "C" lot. "A" lots are reserved for faculty and staff. It is not recommended that you try to purchase an "A" lot permit. The permit costs $6.00 a day and space is very limited. You can purchase your parking permit from the Office of Transportation, 855 Serra Street, 1st floor, Stanford, CA 94305, 415 723-9362. Contact them about specific details. Please bear in mind that a Stanford parking permit does not guarantee that you will be able to find a space in the most convenient parking lot.

    Parking Meters

    There are numerous parking meters located all over campus. The cost is $1.00/hour and the meters only take quarters. These meters are carefully monitored and parking tickets are issued for any meter violations.

    WALKING
    The best way to get around Stanford's campus is to walk. Bring good walking shoes and enjoy the campus as you go from building to building to attend the excellent technical and poster sessions.

    BICYCLE RENTALS
    Stanford Campus and the Palo Alto area lends itself to bicycle riding. Attendees may rent bikes on a daily or weekly arrangement. Please note that bicycle rentals are in great demand in July, so early reservations are imperative.

    The Bike Connection: 2086 El Camino Real, 415-424-8034
    Campus Bike Shop: 551 Salvatierra Lane, 415-325-2945

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