Digging Deeper
  Saturday October 25 2014 23:33 PST      

Digging Faster and Deeper
Introduction
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Conference Agenda (includes links to presentations)
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Accomodation
Getting to Caltech
Local Information
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Directions and Maps


Cahill Center is building 17 on the Caltech maps. It is the interesting modern red building on the S side of California Bvd., just N of the athletic field.

Getting to the Caltech Campus

Directions
From Los Angeles International Airport
From the Bob Hope Airport (formerly the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport)
From Ontario Airport
Driving Directions
By Public Transportation
Download Driving Directions (PDF)

Maps
Caltech Interactive Map
Campus Map (PDF)
Parking Map (PDF)
 

From Los Angeles International Airport: Top
 

Driving Directions: Take Sepulveda Blvd. south to the Glenn Anderson Fwy (105) east to the Harbor Fwy (110) north to the Pasadena Fwy, which becomes the Arroyo Parkway.
Or:
Take the San Diego Fwy (405) north to the Santa Monica Fwy (10) east to the Harbor Fwy (110) north to the Pasadena Fwy, which becomes the Arroyo Parkway.
Then:
Take the Arroyo Parkway straight ahead (north); turn right (east) on California Blvd. Proceed approximately one and a quarter miles. The Caltech campus will be on your left. Pass Cahill and turn right for the underground parking structure (below the North field). Register your car and then park.

Shuttle service: To get a shuttle, exit the baggage claim area and look for the ORANGE overhead "SHARED RIDE VANS" sign. Tell the driver you are going to Caltech; if you are asked for an address or intersection, say California Blvd. at its intersection with Wilson is the nearest point (see the campus map for other streets). Or your hotel as appropriate.

From the Bob Hope Airport (Burbank): Top

 

Driving Directions: Take the Golden State Fwy (Interstate 5) south to the Ventura Fwy (134) east to the Foothill Fwy (210) east. Exit at Lake Avenue. Turn right (south) onto Lake. Take Lake south to California St. and make a left (east). stss Cahill and turn right for the underground parking structure (below the North field). Register your car and then park.

 

Shuttle service: Tell the driver you are going to Caltech; if you are asked for an address or intersection, say California Blvd. at its intersection with Wilson is the nearest point (see the campus map for other streets). Or your hotel as appropriate.

From Ontario Airport: Top

Driving Directions: If you are driving, take the San Bernardino Fwy (10) west to Orange Freeway (57) north to the Foothill Fwy (210); take the 210 west to Pasadena. Exit at Hill Ave; turn left (south) on Hill. Take Hill south to San Pasqual St. and make a right (west). Turn right (north) onto Holliston Ave.
 

Shuttle service: Tell the driver you are going to Caltech; if you are asked for an address or intersection, Holliston Ave. and Del Mar Blvd. is near the southeast corner of campus (see the campus map for other streets).

Driving Directions: Top

Caltech is easily accessible from both the 110 (Harbor) Freeway (southwest of campus) and the 210 (Foothill) Freeway (north of campus).

If you're taking the 110 freeway, follow the freeway north until it ends (where it becomes the Arroyo Parkway). Take the Arroyo Parkway straight ahead (north); turn right (east) on California Blvd. Proceed approximately one and a quarter miles. The Caltech campus will be on your left-hand side. Turn left (north) at Hill Ave. Turn left (west) at San Pasqual St. Turn right (north) onto Holliston Ave. Proceed to the Holliston Parking Structure on your right at 370 S. Holliston Ave. (Building #66 on the campus map) to register your car.

If you're taking the 210 freeway, exit at Hill Avenue; turn south on Hill. Take Hill south to San Pasqual St. and make a right (west). Turn right (north) onto Holliston Ave.
 

 

 

By Public Transportation: Top

 

Transportation Options
Visit our transit guide link. The transit guide site is intended especially for the Caltech community. You will find Caltech-specific information on everything from transit subsidies to bus routes to make your trip cheaper and faster on public transit

Downtown Los Angeles to Pasadena: The MTA 401 Express bus can be boarded on Spring Street in downtown Los Angeles, approximately three blocks west of Union Station. Exit in Pasadena at Colorado and Wilson; Caltech is approximately three blocks south.

The MTA 485 bus boards at the Busway off of Alameda, in front of Union Station. Exit at Lake and California in Pasadena and walk east to Caltech.

Caltech to JPL: Board the westbound MTA 177 bus on California Blvd. Discounted monthly and weekly bus passes, as well as student passes, are available through both Foothill Transit and MTA. Bus and transit maps are not available in bookshops or other local businesses, but may be picked up at the Patsaouras Transit Plaza (behind Union Station) in Los Angeles or in the Keith Spalding Building on the Caltech campus.

Bus and Rail Trip Planner
Detailed bus and rail itineraries for the entire Los Angeles area, including Pasadena, can be planned on the TranStar website.

Carpool and other information is available by calling 1-800-COMMUTE.