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Seventh Annual AGG Conference,
Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA
July 20-22, 2012

Travel Information

Driving Directions

FROM PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT – 30 MINUTES/17 MILES
Follow signs to Pittsburgh to I-279 North (Fort/Pitt Bridge and Tunnel); Go through the tunnel. Take the Liberty Avenue exit (straight off bridge). Proceed approximately 3 blocks and turn right on Sixth Avenue. At third intersection turn right onto William Penn Place. The hotel is located on the left.

FROM THE NORTH — VIA I-79 SOUTH
Take I-79S to I-279S. Proceed on I-279S to I-579S (Veteran's Bridge). From I-579S take the 6th Avenue/ exit (Mellon Arena), bear right on 6th Avenue and cross Grant Street. Go one block and turn left on William Penn Place to the hotel's main entrance on the left.

FROM THE SOUTH & WEST — VIA I-79 NORTH
From I-79N follow signs to I-376 East to Pittsburgh. Follow I-376E to Pittsburgh (Fort/Pitt Tunnel.) Go through the tunnel. Take the Liberty Avenue Exit (straight off bridge). Continue for approximately 3 blocks. Turn right on Sixth Avenue. At third intersection turn right onto William Penn Place. The hotel is located on the left.

FROM THE EAST — VIA I-76W & I-376W
Take I-76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) and exit on to I-376W towards Pittsburgh. Take Grant Street exit (on left) to Grant Street. Follow Grant Street six blocks to 6th Avenue and then turn left onto 6th Avenue. Immediately turn left onto William Penn Place to the hotel's main entrance.
There is parking immediately in front of the hotel (what looks like a nice park is in fact the first green roof of a parking garage in America). Not cheap but convenient. Alternatively, you can park your car at one of the cheap garages on the North Side - a mile from the hotel - and walk back across the river or ride the North Side Connector, a free train which stops just outside the hotel.

Other transportation options from the airport:

Taxi Service: Approx. $40
Shuttle Service: Approx. $25 one way per person / $50 round trip per person
Private Car Service: $65 - $70
Bus: $3.80 (stops 2 blocks from hotel)

 

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