NCBI Conference Transportation
2013 Campus Conference Overview - http://oregonstate.edu/studentaffairs/ncbi-campus-conference-2013
Conference Leadership - http://oregonstate.edu/studentaffairs/ncbi-speakers
Places to eat - http://oregonstate.edu/studentaffairs/campus-corvallis-eats
Registration - http://oregonstate.edu/studentaffairs/node/382
Session descriptions - http://oregonstate.edu/studentaffairs/ncbi-session-descriptions1
Venue, Maps, Apps & Wi-fi - http://oregonstate.edu/studentaffairs/node/380
Visit Corvallis - http://oregonstate.edu/studentaffairs/node/381
NOTE: HUT SHUTTLE - due to construction, the HUT SHUTTLE will be picking up and dropping off at the Memorial Union on the northwest corner of 26th and Jefferson streets (the west end of the Memorial Union rather than the east end.) This information is not posted on their website.
The Eugene airport is 45-minute easy and relaxing drive through the Valley countryside. This airport is easy access but flights may be slightly more expensive, and the number of carriers limited to Alaska, Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, and United. Flights into Eugene generally connect through Denver, San Francisco, and Salt Lake City.
Ground transportation - EUG
PDX is approximately a 2-hour drive from Corvallis in non-rush hour traffic on Interstate 5. If you are lucky, your flight descending into Portland will give you a bird’s eye view of Mt. Hood or a spectacular view of many of the Cascade Mountain Range peaks, including Mt. Raineer and Mt. St. Helens, to the north.
Ground transportation - PDX
HUT Shuttle makes multiple daily trips between Portland Airport and the Hilton Garden Inn; free Wi-Fi on board. A one-way trip is about 2 hours. Can be counted on to be on time per published schedules. See note at top of this page.
HUT offers rates for adult, senior 55+, and students, round trip and one way.
Portland Airport (PDX) information, directions and maps.
OSU offers a free campus shuttle service for the convenience of students, staff and visitors. There are two buses operating continuous trips throughout campus Riders may flag the Shuttle for pickup along the way. The Hilton Garden Inn will have currently route maps and information for pick up near the hotel and drop off at the conference site, the Memorial Union (MU).
Corvallis Pedicab is a new local business offering human-powered transportation in and around Corvallis. The service operates much like a traditional taxi and is available on-demand or by reservation.