Wikimedia Technical Conference/2018/Transport Logistics

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1. Hotel deLuxe, 2. Eliot Center, 3. Saucebox, 4. Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery, 5. Old Town Pizza

Map[edit]

Alternatively, here is a google map with locations of hotel, venue, and social event locations marked

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1UhPK8StukvFkZe-A5_XgWAezufIAnNFx&usp=sharing

Venue[edit]

Elliot Center

1226 SW Salmon St, Portland, OR 97205

http://eliotcenterportland.org/

We have three meeting rooms and an atrium area reserved during all four days at the the Elliot Center.

The Elliot center will have wifi and coffee (and other drinks) available all throughout the day. Lunch will be provided as well as snacks in the morning and afternoon.

The venue is in Downtown Portland and has coffee shops, small stories, pharmacies and more abatable within walking distance from the venue.

Participants can add details about places that they like or recommend close by below:

  • Safeway, a large food and toiletries shopping store is located 4 blocks away
  • Voodoo Doughnuts, a famous portland doughnut chain is 20 minutes walking
  • There are at least 6 coffee shops serving espresso drinks located within 5 minutes walking from the venue
    • Coava Coffee
    • Case Study Coffee Roasters
    • Two different Starbucks
  • The Portland Art Museum is a few blocks away
  • The Freakybuttrue Peculiarium and Museum (open until 8pm daily) for those interested in oddities collections. They also have an Insectarium Club, you can join.
  • Add more places here!
  • wikivoyage:Portland (Oregon)

Hotel[edit]

Hotel deLuxe

729 SW 15th Ave, Portland, OR 97205

https://www.hoteldeluxeportland.com/

Social Event Locations[edit]

Wikimedia Technical Conference/2018/Schedule#Social Event Details

Public Transportation Links[edit]

If you have more information or tips for attendees, please edit!

Bus and light rail information: https://trimet.org/

Details on getting around car-free: https://www.portlandmercury.com/newcomers-guide-2017/2017/09/13/19313784/how-to-get-around-portland-car-free

Getting to and from the airport[edit]

If you have more information or tips for attendees, please edit!

Public Transit[edit]

With adult fares at $2.50 dollars, the MAX Light Rail is a convenient way to get around.

The train ride from the airport should take about 45 minutes.

Get on the MAX Red Line at Portland International Airport towards City Center & Beaverton, get off at the Providence Park station and walk 4 minutes to the hotel.

Uber/Lyft[edit]

If there is no traffic, expect a 25 minutes ride by car.