TRAVEL, LODGING, AND LOGISTICAL INFORMATION
SHB special rates for hotels. Rooms are being held at the Courtyard by Marriott Shadyside/Oakland and Wyndham Garden Hotel. The cut-off date for Wyndham Garden is May 1st; there is no cut-off date for Shadyside Inn, but the special rates are on a first-come first-served basis. See the information below for details, and check out this handy map of Workshop places and events.
The National Science Foundation will be funding travel grants to help undergraduate or graduate students from any US university to visit SHB 2018, regardless of their citizenship or visa status. Please contact Alessandro Acquisti to submit an application for a travel grant.
Welcome reception (May 23, 6pm)
Sessions (May 24 and May 25, Times TBA)
Banquet (May 24, 7pm-10pm)
Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
The Greyhound Bus Terminal is located five miles from campus in downtown Pittsburgh. For a detailed transportation schedule, please call 1-800-231-2222. The station terminal is located at the intersection of 11th Street and Liberty Avenue and can be reached by telephone at 412-392-6526.
Traveling by Train
Getting to the Workshop from the Airport
Once you arrive at the Pittsburgh International Airport there are several transportation options to bring you to campus or hotel:
The 28X Airport Flyer Bus (sponsored by the Port Authority Transit), is one of the more popular options for visitors. The 28X stops in the heart of the Carnegie Mellon campus and typically takes 40 minutes en route to the airport. The trip is free for Carnegie Mellon students and costs $2.75 for other passengers. For more information about schedules and rates, please visit the official PAT website.
Taxi Service/Ride Share
The average Uber/Lyft/taxi fare from the airport to campus is about $45. We recommend that you arrange for a pick up prior to arriving in Pittsburgh. To arrange for a taxi, call Yellow Cab 412-321-8100 or Checker Cab 412-381-5600.
You can rent a car at Pittsburgh International
Airport and follow these directions to get to CMU campus and back.
We have arranged rates and rooms with two hotels close to CMU campus.
The cut-off date for Wyndham Garden is May 1st; there is no cut-off date for Shadyside Inn, but the special rates are on a first-come first-served basis. When making a reservation by phone, mention the SHB Security and Human Behavior Workshop for reserving a room at the discounted rate.
Wyndham Garden Hotel University Place
100 Lytton Ave
5405 Fifth Ave
You may find additional information about alternative accommodations by visiting Carnegie Mellon University visitors pages. An additional hotels close to campus (around 10-20 minutes walk) are:
Hilton Garden Inn - Pittsburgh University Place
Hampton Inn Pittsburgh-University Center
Visit the Convention and Visitors Bureau web site for information about travel and tourism in Pittsburgh.