42nd Annual ARSC Conference (Palo Alto, California, March 26-29, 2008)
Travel and Weather Information
Palo Alto lies midway down the peninsula between San Francisco and San Jose. Drivers can reach Palo Alto from U. S. 101 or from I-280. Driving directions from either city to the Creekside Inn are available here .
Palo Alto is accessible via the San Jose International Airport (SJC) or the San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Most locals prefer to fly in and out of San Jose, which is less congested and somewhat more convenient via public transportation.
From the San Jose airport
Van services: there are various van services, including the SuperShuttle, which is approximately $26 per person one way.
Public Transportation: the city bus operates between the San Jose airport and Palo Alto via El Camino Real Blvd., and there is a stop directly across from the Creekside Inn (allow 60-90 minutes):
From the San Francisco airport
Van services: The SuperShuttle is approximately $26 per person one way.
Public transportation: trains run every 20 minutes or more, depending on the time and day.
Directions and a Map to the Conference Site at Stanford University
A map and directions to the Braun Music Center where the conference is being held is available here.
The weather in the Bay Area during the latter part of March is somewhat unpredictable. Average Palo Alto temperatures during the day range from the upper 50s to the upper 60s, with average lows in the mid 40s. Rain is always a possibility.
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