POPL 2005 in Long Beach, California
The POPL 2005
conference site is
Long Beach, 200 South Pine Avenue,
Long Beach, CA 90802.
Information about how to book a room.
Directions and maps:
mapquest with the hotel marked.
The Hyatt Regency is right at the
One can walk east from the Hyatt Regency about 1/4 mile,
along the Shoreline Marina, to a large, sandy, public beach.
Aquarium of the Pacific
is about a 1/4 mile west of the Hyatt Regency.
In the news:
on Dec 24, 2004, New York Times
had an article on 36 Hours in Long Beach.
On Jan 2, 2005, Los Angeles Times
has an article on Catalina Island, when it's hushed and unrushed.
in Long Beach. Only Saturday and Sunday in January. AquaBus: 562-591-2301.
the ocean liner which now serves as a historic attraction
in Long Beach.
Travel to Long Beach
Long Beach Airport (LGB),
4100 Donald Douglas Drive, Long Beach, CA 90808;
8 miles from the conference site (15 minutes drive);
served by Alaska Airlines, American Airlines,
America West Airlines and JetBlue Airways.
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX),
1 World Way, Los Angeles, CA 90045;
21 miles from the conference site (25 minutes drive);
the main airport in Los Angeles.
John Wayne Airport (SNA),
18601 Airport Way, Santa Ana, CA 92707;
28 miles from the conference site (35 minutes drive);
America West Airlines,
America West Express (Mesa Airlines),
Delta Air Lines,
and the commuter airlines
Delta Connection, and
LAX Shuttle Companies
Some major car rental agencies:
Advantage Rent a Car,
Dollar Car Rental,
Thrifty Car Rental.
Public Transportation in Long Beach and Los Angeles
Long Beach Transit.
There is a free bus service
that runs all day between the Queen Mary, the Convention Center (which is next to
the POPL hotel), and beyond.
$0.90, runs every 30-60 minutes and takes 45 minutes from the Long Beach
airport to the vicinity of the POPL hotel.
LA Metro (MTA).
Transit from LAX to the POPL hotel:
"G" shuttle bus to Green Line (rail, $1.25) to Blue Line (rail, another $1.25).
Both LBT #111 and the Blue Line go to the Long Beach Transit Mall,
W 1st St & Pine Ave,
which is about 1/4 mile from the POPL hotel.
Most services listed above run until midnight or later, 7 days a week.
Restaurants in Long Beach
Ferry rides to Catalina Island start in Long Beach, for example:
1 h 15 mins each way, $38 roundtrip for adults.
Cruises from Long Beach
start in Long Beach:
start in nearby San Pedro.
Some Addresses and Distances
mapquest: S Harbor Blvd and W Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA;
27 miles from the conference site (30 minutes drive).
Downtown Los Angeles,
mapquest: S Broadway & W 7th St, Los Angeles;
25 miles from the conference site (30 minutes drive).
mapquest: Charles E Young Dr S & Westwood Plz, Los Angeles, CA 90095;
30 miles from the conference site (35 minutes drive).
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