2019 Disability Connect North America: Hotel & Ground Transportation
 

 

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HOTEL & GROUND TRANSPORTATION

The 5th Annual Disability Connect Forum

 

 

HOTEL INFORMATION:

The Drury Plaza Pittsburgh Downtown, listed below, is the host hotel which offers discounted rate upon request and availability.  Additional hotels are listed for your convenience.

Drury Plaza Pittsburgh Downtown
745 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Telephone: (412) 281-2900
www.druryhotels.com

Please book a room no later than Saturday, August 31, 2019 to receive the group rate; the Group Number is 2374151.  Reservations made after this date will be subject to prevailing rates and availability.  

Online:  To reserve a room online, please click >> UPMC Disability Connect, or copy and paste the following URL into your browser >> https://www.druryhotels.com/bookandstay/newreservation/?groupno=2374151

By Phone:  Reservations may also be made by calling 1-800-325-0720 and refer to the Group Number 2374151. 

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Omni William Penn
530 William Penn Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
+1 (412) 281-7100
Concierge:
+1 (412) 553-5083
https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/pittsburgh-william-penn

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Westin
1000 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
1+ (412) 281-3700
https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pitwi-the-westin-pittsburgh/

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DoubleTree By Hilton Hotel
1 Bigelow Square
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
+1 (412) 281-5800
https://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/pennsylvania/doubletree-by-hilton-hotel-and-suites-pittsburgh-downtown-PITDTDT/index.html  

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Pittsburgh Marriott City Center
 112 Washington Place 
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
+1 (412) 471-4000
https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pitdt-pittsburgh-marriott-city-center

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Cambria Hotel
1320 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
+1 (412) 381-6687
https://www.choicehotels.com/pennsylvania/pittsburgh/cambria-hotels/pa637?pmf=yext&mc=llyxyxpx

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DRIVING DIRECTIONS:

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DIRECTIONS TO 600 GRANT STREET, U.S. STEEL TOWER, FROM PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

  • Follow the signs to Pittsburgh via l-376 East (Fort/Pitt Bridge and Tunnell.
  • Go through the tunnel.
  • After the tunnel, take the first exit toward Monroeville/376 East.
  • Take the next exit (on left) onto Grant Street.
  • Go a few blocks and make a right onto Sixth Avenue then first left onto Bigelow Boulevard/Ross Street.
  • Entrance to garage is immediately on the left.

FROM THE NORTH -VIA 1-79 SOUTH

  • Take l-79S to l-279S.
  • Proceed on l-279S to l-579S (Veterans Bridge).
  • From l-579S take the Sixth Street/Exit.
  • Before the first traffic light. bear right into basement parking ramp.

FROM THE NORTHEAST -VIA l-28 SOUTH

  • Take l-28S to l-579S (Veteran·s Bridge).
  • From l-579S take the Sixth Street Exit. Before the first traffic light, bear right into basement parking ramp.

FROM THE SOUTH & WEST-VIA l-79 NORTH

  • From I-79N. follow the signs to l-376 East to Pittsburgh.
  • Follow l-376E to Pittsburgh (Fort/Pitt Tunnel.)
  • Go through the tunnel.
  • After the tunnel, take the first exit toward Monroeville/376 East. Take the next left onto Grant Street. Go a few blocks and make a right onto Sixth Avenue then first left onto Bigelow Boulevard/Ross Street.
  • Entrance to garage is immediately on the left.

FROM THE SOUTH VIA WASHINGTON ROAD (RT. 19) OR ROUTE 51 N

  • Once through the Liberty Tunnel. cross the Liberty Bridge and continue straight. bearing slightly left onto Sixth Avenue.
  • At the second light turn right onto Bigelow and garage is on the left.

FROM THE EAST -VIA l-76 WEST & l-376 WEST

  • Take 1-76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike).
  • Take exit 57 (Monroeville/Pittsburgh) and merge onto l-376 W /US22 W towards Pittsburgh.
  • Take the Second Avenue exit. Turn right at second light onto Ross Street.
  • Go straight through three traffic lights. Garage entrance is on left.

 

PARKING:

 See Map & Rates of available area parking garages.

  • USX garage (located at 6th + Bigelow Blvd) is available for $26 per day.
  • Nearby options include Chatham Garage and PPG Paints arena, but do require a short walk to the building.
  • There are a number of garages and lots near Grant & Sixth downtown, pricing varies from $7/day (PPG Paints) to $26/day (USX), barring any special event rates.
  • Lots are typically cash-only, while Garages allow both cash and credit as well as provided receipts.
  • USX is located across the street from BNY Mellon building T stop – the T tunnel allows access to the Concourse level of USX (take escalators to 2nd level lobby).
Pittsburgh Area Map Pittsburgh Area Garages & Rates

 

GROUND TRANSPORTATION*

Uber / Lyft best options.

 

AIRPORT INFORMATION:

Closest airport: 

Pittsburgh International Airport:  http://www.flypittsburgh.com/

Airport Information: (412) 472-3525
Airport Parking Information: (412) 472-5050

Airport Accessibility
Pittsburgh International Airport is equipped to meet the needs of all of our passengers, including those with disabilities. We offer the following services to make air travel accessible to all:

  • reserved parking spaces
  • public telephones for the hearing impaired
  • visual paging services on flight information display screens
  • wheelchair and porter service (arranged through specific airline or at airport information desk)
  • accessible restrooms in all locations, including family assistance restrooms on Landside Transit near doorway to moving walkway, on Concourses C and D.
  • service animal relief area in Airside Terminal on Concourse D, near Post Office.

For additional Information, contact: 
Jenee Oliver
Business Diversity and Outreach Manager
Pittsburgh International Airport
Landside Terminal, Suite 4000
P.O. Box 12370

Pittsburgh, PA 15231-0370

JOliver@FlyPittsburgh.com

 

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS REQUEST:

If an accommodation is needed, please send an email to Ivette Lopez; E: ivette@consultspringboard.com,  no later than Monday, August 5, 2019.

 

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