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  • PIELC: Train Directions

    Driving Flying Bus Train  Hotel/Housing

    Amtrak’s Cascades and Coast Starlight routes provide train service to downtown Eugene several times daily. The Eugene Amtrak Station is located at 433 Willamette Street, less than 2 miles from the Conference at the UO Law School.

    To make reservations, go to the Amtrak website or call (800) USA-RAIL.

    From the Amtrack Station to the conference

    By local bus: From Amtrak Station, walk one block south to 5th Street, and then walk two blocks east to Pearl Street. An LTD Breeze bus stop is located on Pearl Street between 5th and 6th Streets. During limited times, the Breeze will take you directly to the Conference at the UO Law School. During all other times, the Breeze will take you to the UO Station on the opposite side of campus.

    By local taxi: Several taxi companies also provide transportation between the Greyhound Station and the Conference.

    Travel Assistance

    Limited funds are available for providing financial assistance for travel. For more information on how to apply, please send an email to askpielc@uoregon.edu. Travel assistance decisions will be made towards the beginning of February.

  • PIELC: Driving Directions

    Driving Flying Bus Train  Hotel/Housing

    Maps

    Freeway Map of Oregon
    Map of Eugene
    Map of UO Campus
    Registration and most Conference activities occur in the building marked “Knight Law,” located on the corner of 15th Avenue and Agate Street. Keynotes and some panels take place in the EMU (Erb Memorial Union) in the center of campus. Most meals are served in Gerlinger Hall, near 15th Avenue and University Street. The Friday Night Celebration happens in Agate Hall near Agate Street and 18th Avenue.

    Parking

    Parking in any of the University of Oregon lots is by permit only. You may be ticketed for parking in a University lot without a valid permit. You may purchase a Visitor Permit for $10.00 per day at the University’s Information Kiosk.
    To reach the kiosk from Agate Street, turn on 13th street and head a few hundred feet into campus. The kiosk is staffed Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 4:15pm, and the weekend schedule varies. Visitor Permits, maps of campus buildings and parking lots, and directions to the Law School are all available here. The electronic bulletin board located on the front window of the kiosk lists lots with available parking during busy times. Please note that overnight parking is not allowed in some lots.

    On-Street Parking

    Curbside Parking: Available within a few blocks of campus.
    Meters: Parking meters are located on streets immediately surrounding campus. You may be ticketed if the time expires on your parking meter.
    2-Hour Parking: On nearby residential streets, parking is limited to two hours between 9am and 7pm Monday through Friday. Before you park, look for parking meters or white signs with green writing that advise you of any parking restrictions. You may be ticketed for parking more than 2 hours in restricted areas.
    Unlimited Parking: Parking is not regulated on residential streets a few blocks away from campus. Before you park, look for parking meters or white signs with green writing that will advise you of any parking restrictions.

    Driving Directions

    Coming from the North

    From I-5 Southbound, take Exit #194B (the I-105/OR-126 W exit) towards Eugene.
    Take Exit #2, keep left, and follow the signs to the University of Oregon.
    Proceed in the left lane over the Ferry Street Bridge, merging left onto Broadway, which becomes Franklin Boulevard.
    Follow Franklin Boulevard through three signals to Agate Street.
    Turn right onto Agate Street and proceed through two stop signs to 15th Avenue.
    The University of Oregon School of Law is on the southeast corner of Agate Street and 15th Avenue.

    Coming from the South

    From I-5 Northbound, take Exit #192 (the OR-99 Exit).
    Cross under I-5 and merge onto Franklin Boulevard (also known as OR-99 North).
    After merging, get in the left lane and follow Franklin Boulevard to Agate Street (the third signal).
    Turn left onto Agate Street and proceed through two stop signs to 15th Avenue.
    The University of Oregon School of Law is on the southeast corner of Agate Street and 15th Avenue.

    Coming from the Oregon Coast

    Take OR-126 East until it becomes West 11th Avenue.
    Follow West 11th Avenue to Garfield Street and turn left.
    Take Garfield Street to 7th Avenue and turn right.
    Get in the right land and follow 7th Avenue until it becomes Franklin Boulevard.
    Get in the right land and follow Franklin Boulevard to Agate Street.
    Turn right onto Agate Street and proceed through two stop signs.
    The University of Oregon School of Law is on the southeast corner of Agate Street and 15th Avenue.

  • PIELC: Bus Directions

    Driving Flying Bus Train  Hotel/Housing

    Bolt Bus

    The Bolt Bus offers travel service along the I-5 corridor.  Stops include Portland, Albany, and Eugene, OR.  The Eugene Bolt Bus station is located at the intersection of 5th Avenue and High Street, Eugene, OR 97401, less than 2 miles to the UO Law School.  To make reservations, go to the Bolt Bus website or call 1-877-BOLTBUS (1-877-265-8287) – (customers booking by phone will be charged a $3 telephone processing fee).

    Greyhound

    Greyhound provides bus service to downtown Eugene several times daily. The Eugene Greyhound Station is located at 987 Pearl Street, less than 2 miles from the Conference at the UO Law School. To make reservations, go to the Greyhound website, call (800) 229-9424, or purchase your ticket in person at any Greyhound terminal.

    From the Greyhound station to the conference

    By local bus: From Greyhound Station, walk four blocks north on Pearl Street. An An LTD Breeze bus stop is located on Pearl Street between 5th and 6th Streets. During limited times, the Breeze will take you directly to the Conference at the UO Law School. During all other times, the Breeze will take you to the UO Station on the opposite side of campus.
    By local taxi: Several taxi companies also provide transportation between the Greyhound Station and the Conference.

    Travel Assistance

    Limited funds are available for providing financial assistance for travel. For more information on how to apply, please send an email to askpielc@uoregon.edu. Travel assistance decisions will be made towards the beginning of February.

  • PIELC: Flying Directions

    Driving Flying Bus Train  Hotel/Housing

    The Eugene Airport (EUG) is located about 10 miles from downtown Eugene and the University of Oregon campus. It is serviced by United Airlines, Horizon Air, America West, and flights connecting from other major airlines. For Eugene Airport information, call (541) 687-5544 or visit their web site at www.eugeneairport.com.

    Car rental, airport shuttle, and taxi service is available from the Eugene Airport directly to the Conference. For more information, click here.

    Driving Directions from Eugene Airport (EUG)

    • Follow Highway 99 until it becomes 7th Avenue.
    • Get in the right lane and follow Seventh Avenue until it becomes Franklin Boulevard.
    • Get in the right lane and follow Franklin Boulevard to Agate Street.
    • Turn right onto Agate and proceed through two stop signs.
    • The University of Oregon School of Law is the large brick building on the southeast corner of 15th Avenue and Agate Street.

    Flying into Portland International Airport (PDX)

    PDX is located about 2 hours north of Eugene and serves all major airlines. Some Conference attendees find cheaper fares or more flexible flights into Portland, and then travel to Eugene via airport shuttle, rental car, train, or bus. For PDX information, call (877) 739-4636 or visit their web site at www.flypdx.com.

    To plan light rail travel from PDX to destinations throughout Portland, go to the Tri-Met site.

    Bus & Train Service from PDX to Eugene

    Both Amtrak train service and Greyhound bus service depart Union Station in downtown Portland. Union Station is located at 800 NW 6th Avenue.

    To get from PDX to Union Station, take the MAX Light-Rail Red Line to the Oldtown/Chinatown Station Stop. Walk northwest 1/2 mile to Union Station at 800 NW 6th Avenue. To reduce the length of the walk to Union Station, you can add one of several quick bus connections.

    To determine the best bus connection for your trip, use Tri-Met’s Trip Planner and use “PDX” and “Union Station” as your starting and ending locations. If you prefer personal assistance in planning your trip, please call Tri Met at (503) 238-7433 Monday – Friday 7:30 am to 5:30 pm.

    Driving from PDX to Eugene

    See instructions on driving from the North.

    Travel Assistance

    Limited funds are available for providing financial assistance for travel. For more information on how to apply, please send an email to askpielc@uoregon.edu. Travel assistance decisions will be made towards the beginning of February.