Travel Information

 

AIR TRAVEL:

We are pleased to announce American Airlines as an official carrier for the Society for American Music/Center for Black Music Research Center.

A discount agreement has been completed and is valid the 10th thru the 24th of March 2006, for travel to Chicago, IL. To make a discount reservation, please call the American Airlines Meeting Services Desk at 1-800-433-1790 and refer to the STARfile number 3736AN. Their hours of operation are 5 AM to 12 midnight Central Time every day of the year.

You may review fare and schedule information at American Airlines web site: www.AA.COM

(ONLINE BOOKINGS ON www.AA.COM WILL NOT RECEIVE THE DISCOUNT)

GROUND TRANSPORTATION:

Rail Chicago is a major hub for Amtrak, which offers service from all directions. The conference hotel is a short taxi ride from Union station. Visit www.amtrak.com or call 1.800.USA.RAIL 1.800.872.7245) or TDD/TTY (1.800.523.6590).

Bus Chicago is accessible by commercial bus service through the Chicago Bus Terminal, located at 630 West Harrison Street. The terminal is a short taxi ride to the conference hotel.

Ground Transportation in Chicago

Taxi Metered rates are approximately $25 from Midway and $35 from O'Hare.

Shuttle Service Airport Express currently $20 from Midway and $25 from O'Hare.

Avis Car Rental Discounts Available Use Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) # B136001.


 

 



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Society for American Music
Stephen Foster Memorial
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
email: sam@ american-music.org