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2015 SOR Research Retreat
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Bryant University 
1150 Douglas Turnpike
Smithfield, RI 02917 
(401) 232-6000

Driving Directions & Check-in Location



Airlines / Airports

Logan Airport (BOS)
Logan Airport is located in Boston, Massachusetts. Most major domestic and international airlines fly to BOS. Visit the Airport’s web site for a complete list of airlines.

T.F. Green Airport (PVD)
T.F. Green Airport, located in Warwick, Rhode Island, is the preferred airport for domestic flights for conferences at Bryant University. Many major airlines (including American, Continental, Delta, Northwest, Southwest, United, and USAir) fly to PVD. Visit the airport’s web site for a complete list of airlines. T.F. Green is not an international airport.

Transportation to Bryant University (information updated 2/9/2015)

Bonanza/Peter Pan Bus Lines
(401-751-8800, 888-751-8800; Kennedy Plaza),
Bonanza Bus Lines, operated by Peter Pan, connects Providence, Kennedy Plaza, the Providence Bus Station and TF Green State Airport with Boston’s Logan International Airport ($11 one way, 75 minutes, 7 departures daily).  We recommend traveling to Kennedy Plaza.

Greyhound 
(401-454-0790, 800-231-2222; Kennedy Plaza)
Buses depart from Boston Logan Airport ($10-20 one way, 70 minutes, 3-5 departures daily) and deliver passengers to Kennedy Plaza in Providence.

 

Amtrak 
(Phone: 800-872-7245)
Amtrak provides service from the Boston South Station to Providence, RI as well as Kingston, RI. You can reach Bryant University by taking the AMTRAK train to Providence Train Station and then taking a taxi to the site (approximately 12 miles). Please check their web site for more information.


*** Additional transportation is required from the above locations to Bryant University ***

From Kennedy Plaza, Providence, RI to Bryant University
Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) Bus #52
travels between Kennedy Plaza and Bryant University.  This bus runs approximately every 40 minutes on weekdays and every 70 min on Sundays.  The trip takes approximately 30 minutes.  Be sure to check the schedule as departure times are limited on weekends.  No reservations are necessary. Fare - $2.00 one way, cash only.

From TF Green Airport, Warwick, RI to Bryant University
Participants who fly into (or arrive by bus at) TF Green Airport can hire a shuttle from Airport Taxi & Limousine Service
that has a booth inside the Airport terminal.  (401) 737-2868  Airport Taxi & Limousine Service provides customer transportation needs between T.F. Green Airport and area communities.  Fare - approximately $75 one way.

Independent Taxis can also be hired from both locations.  Fare - approximately $60.00 one way.

Car Services

Car-1 Transportation is a car service out of Cranston, RI that can transport people from Logan Airport directly to Bryant University for $179 for a sedan type of automobile that seats 4 individuals.  Other car services can be found on the internet and prices vary to participants are encouraged to "shop around" for the best price.  Contact information for Car1 Transportation can be found on their website at 
http://www.car1transportation.com/‚Äč

Car Rentals

Avis 
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AWD Number: T031200
Make a reservation and enroll in Avis® Preferred® Service online at Avis.com or by calling 800/331-1212.
 
Budget
Receive special savings and discounts on every rental! Save on daily, weekly, weekend, and truck rentals. Take advantage of a complimentary enrollment in Fastbreak® with your APTA membership and bypass the rental counter on your next rental!
BCD Number: X570900
Make a reservation and enroll in Fastbreak® online at Budget.com or by calling 800/455-2848.
 
Hertz
CDP Number: 0405577
Make a reservation online at Hertz.com or by calling 800/654-8216



 
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