2017 AASHTO GIS for Transportation Symposium
Monday, April 10 - Thursday, April 13, 2017, Phoenix, Arizona



 

Hotel building imageSheraton Grand Phoenix Hotel:

340 North 3rd Street

Phoenix AZ 85004

 

Local Information

Weather in Phoenix:

  • Temperatures
    • High (Avg): 84˚F
    • Low (Avg): 58˚F. 
  • Rain and thunderstorms: unlikely
  • Humidity ~28%
  • Wind (Avg): 6 mph

 

Travel

Airport Information:

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)

3400 E Sky Harbor Blvd

Phoenix, AZ 85034

 

Travel Distance to/from Hotel: ~5.0 miles/8.05 km 

 

Airport Transportation: The conference hotel does not provide airport shuttle services. Suggested options for transport from the airport to the hotel include:

  • METRO Light Rail
    • Fee: $2 USD per ride or $4 USD per passenger for all day pass.
    • Hours: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM everyday.
    • Travel Time: 40-50 minutes.
    • Directions: 
      • Take the METRO Light Rail Shuttle Bus from the airport to the light rail train stop. 
      • Proceed on the light rail to the VAN BUREN CENTRAL AVE LIGHT RAIL Station
      • From there, you can catch a cab or walk three blocks east to the hotel at 3rd Street & Van Buren.
    • Contact: (602) 253-5000

  • Super Shuttle 
    • Fee: $13 USD; for one-way transfer
    • Hours: 24 hours
    • Travel Time: Varies depending on shuttle stops at several hotels in downtown Phoenix.
    • Contact: (800) 258-3826
    • Directions: SuperShuttle departs from PHX to downtown every 15 minutes, in ground transportation's designated shuttle area outside baggage claim. 

  • Airport Taxi
    • Fee: Approximately $20 to $25 USD (one-way).
    • Hours: 24 hours
    • Travel Time: 15-20 minutes
    • Directions: Taxis are readily available at the taxi station in the ground transportation area outside baggage claim.

  • UBER
    • Fee: $11-$14 USD  (one-way).
    • Hours: 24 hours.
    • Travel Time: 15-20 minutes
    • Directions:
      • Open Uber App on your phone.
      • Select desired vehicle option.
      • Set your pickup location.
      • Enter your destination (Sheraton Grand Phoenix, 340 North 3rd Street, Phoenix AZ 85004).
      • Request Pickup.
      • Meet your driver at the ride pickup zone. 
        • If flying into Terminal 3 or 4, please meet your driver on the outermost curb
    • App Help

  • LYFT
    • Fee: $9-$15 USD  (one-way).
    • Hours: 24 hours.
    • Travel Time: 15-20 minutes
    • Directions: After you land and grab your bags...
      • Open the app to find your pickup zone.
      • Request a ride: Once you’re in the pickup zone, select your ride type and tap request.
      • Meet your driver near the pickup zone you selected.
    • For NEW LYFT CUSTOMERS, Save $5 per ride for your first 10 rides.
      • Download the Lyft app.
      • USE PROMO CODE, "EASTAZ" in the 'Promo' section.
      • Follow the "Directions" above. 

 

 

  • Car Rentals: Rental Cars are available from PHX.
    • Go to this link for more details:  http://skyharbor.com/ParkingTransportation/RentalCars
    • Budget Car Rental - (602) 267-4000
    • Enterprise Rent A Car - (602) 257-4177
    • Hertz Car Rental - (602) 267-4947
    • Thrifty Car Rental - (602) 244-0311
    • Alamo Rent A Car - (602) 244-0897
    • Avis Rent A Car - (602) 914-2550
    • Advantage Car Rental - (602) 244-0450

 

 

UBER

·         Approximately $11 to $14

·         Hours: 24 hours

·         Travel Time: 15-20 minutes

·         Directions:

1.    Open Uber app on your phone and select your desired vehicle option.

2.    After requesting a ride, confirm your location when prompted by the app.

3.    Meet your driver at the ride pickup zone. If flying into Terminal 3 or 4, please meet your driver on the outermost curb.