Fouth SIAM Conference on Linear Algebra  in Signals, Systems and Control, August 13-16, 2001, Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Boston, MA

Transportation Information

By Air | Ground Transportation | Driving Directions


By Air

SIAM has selected US Airways as the official carrier for this conference. Discounts are available to conference attendees from August 10 - 19, 2001. The Gold File number for the meeting discount is # 19191732

By flying US Airways, you can take advantage of the following non-refundable discounts:

SIAM has selected Uniglobe Wings Travel to assist attendees in making travel arrangements. To book your reservations through Uniglobe Wings Travel, call 1-800-243-4370 or 1-215-628-3322. You can fax your reservations to 1-215-628-0310, or use their E-Mail reservations address at meetings@wingsgt.com. Ask for the Corporate Department. Be sure to mention that you are attending the SIAM Conference on Linear Algebra in Signals Systems and Control. Uniglobe Wings Travel will issue your ticket and mail it to you. Uniglobe Wings Travel office hours are 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time. If you need assistance after hours or in case of emergency, call 1-800-787-4315.

Ground Transportation

Airport shuttle services stop at the hotel every half-hour, and public transportation and taxis are available right outside the hotel entrance. For those driving into Boston, the hotel valet parking attendants are there to serve you. Parking costs are $25.00 per day.

Public Transportation from Airport

There are several shuttle companies that service the Boston Park Plaza Hotel from Logan Airport. City Transportation charges $9.00 one way (617-561-9000) and U.S. Shuttle charges $10.00 one way (617-489-4701). Prices may be subject to change. Allow 2 hours in your schedule for this trip; the shuttles stop at all hotels to and from the airport. Reservations are not necessary. Picks up areas are in the baggage claim area. Remember to make reservations for your departure after the conference. You can ask the bellman at the hotel to make these arrangements for you.

Rental Cars

Many major car rental companies have counters inside the airport terminal. You can make your arrangements when you arrive at the airport or you can make them through Uniglobe Wings Travel or your own travel agent. Uniglobe can make your car rental reservations at the same time you make your flight reservations. See information above regarding how to reach Uniglobe.

Driving Directions

From Logan Airport

Follow airport signs to Sumner Tunnel/Boston. After exiting the tunnel, follow Rte 93 North. Exit at Cambridge/Storrow Drive and follow Storrow Drive towards the Back Bay. Take Copley Square exit on left. At light, take left onto Beacon St. Take first right onto Arlington St. The Hotel is the 2nd building on the left after the park. Turn left after hotel for parking.

From the West

Take Massachusetts Turnpike (Rte. 90 East) into the city. Exit at Copley Square (exit 22) and follow straight onto Stuart St. Follow Stuart St. to the 5th set of lights and turn left for the hotel. The hotel address is 64 Arlington Street.

From the North

Take Rte. 93 South into city. Exit at Cambridge/Storrow Drive (exit 26). Follow Storrow Drive towards the Back Bay. Take Copley Square exit on left. At light, take left onto Beacon St. Take first right onto Arlington St. The hotel is the 2nd building on the left after the park. Turn left after the hotel for parking.

From the South

Take Rte. 93 North into the city. Exit at Kneeland St./Chinatown (exit 20). Follow signs for Downtown Boston. At light, take left onto Kneeland St. Follow for 6 blocks, then take right onto Charles St. Take 1st left onto Park Plaza. The hotel is in front of you.


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