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How to get there

Directions to the hotels:
Directions to the hotels are available on the Lodging section of the web site.

Directions to the forum:
If you are unsure about how to get the the tramway or subway stations from the hotel, please inquire at the hotel desk for directions.

Using public transportation:
From Manhattan:
-- Take the F train towards Queens/Jamaica to Roosevelt Island ($2.00)
-- Follow the directions below for directions on Roosevelt Island

Riding the Tramway:
From Manhattan:
-- Take the tramway from the 59th Street and 2nd Avenue station to Roosevelt Island. ($2.00)
-- Follow the directions below for directions on Roosevelt Island

On Roosevelt Island:
-- Take the Roosevelt Island Red Bus (MUST HAVE $0.25!) northbound to Northtown Baseball Field stop.
-- PS #217 is a short walk across the street.
( http://www.roosevelt-island.ny.us/bustransportation.htm)

It is approximately a half-mile walk from Tramway/Subway to PS #217.

Using Taxicabs:
Taxi fare from Manhattan to Roosevelt Island is approximately $15-20, not including a gratuity. See the Host City section for more information on taxicabs.

Driving directions are available here although it is strongly discouraged.

Driving to the conference location is not advisable as parking is unavailable at the school. There is a daily public parking garage near the school at a rate of $20.00 for the day (as of 1/31/2007). Information about public transportation in New York including links to services is available on the Host City section.

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