Dear Friends and Colleagues,
As you know the 44thAnnual SSA Conference will take place at the Hilton Hotel, Downtown Portland, 921 SW Sixth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204. The following are transportation options from Portland Airport to City Center:
Portland Streetcar Tri Met (Red Line)
The cost of the ticket is $2.50 one way and the travel time is approximately 40 minutes. You can buy the ticket at the vending machine at the station. Take the train and exit at Pioneer Courthouse Square. The Hilton Hotel is about a two-block walk from the station.
Blue Star Shuttle
The cost is $14 one way and travel time is approximately 30 minutes. The Shuttle will take you directly to the Portland Hotel. To make reservations, visit www.bluestarbus.com, or call 1+503-249-1837.
Other transportation options between Portland Airport and the Hilton Hotel are Taxi, Uber, Lyft, or car rentals.
Looking forward to seeing you in Portland!
Farouk Y. Seif
President, Semiotic Society of America