(1) General / Map:
You can find a general overview map of Philadelphia showing the location of the airport, AMTRAK station, Temple University along with adjacent subway stations and regional trains here. A map of the inner city area showing the public transportation system is available from here.
General directions to Temple University are available from here.
(2) Arrival / Departure by car:
If you come directly to the conference by car, we ask you to use the following address of the preferred parking garages:
Liacouras Garage (GPS address): 1718 North 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA
Montgomery Garage (GPS address): 1839 N 11th St, Philadelphia, PA 19122
(3) Arrival / Departure by train:
Philadelphia can easily be reached by train using AMTRAK. Get off at 30th Street Station and take either the SEPTA subway or the regional train. Taking the regional train has the advantage that you can directly reach the Temple University Main Campus train station. If you take the subway, you have to first take the Blue line (Market-Frankford Line) East to City Hall and then take the Orange line (Broad Street Line) North to Temple Univeristy and get off at the Broad Street line stop at Cecil B. Moore Station. Please make sure that you take the 'Local' Broad Street Line and not the 'Express' Broad Street Line. Only the 'Local' Broad Street Line will stop at Cecil B. Moore Station
(4) Arrival / Departure by plane:
If you decide to travel by plane, you have a large selection of airlines considering that the International Airport at Philadelphia is a major hub airport for American Airlines. Information on ground transportation is available from here.
The directions for your taxi driver should be: Temple University, Morgan Hall, North Tower, 1398 Cecil B. Moore Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19122. You can also take a SEPTA train directly from the airport to Temple University. Please consult the SEPTA link. The regional train schedule is available from here.
The most economical way to go back directly to the airport is by using the regional train from the Temple University station which takes about 30 minutes. The regional train schedule is also available from here.
(5) Subway access:
Temple University is easily accessible using the local Broad Street Line stop at Cecil B. Moore Station located on the corner of Broad Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue (Map). We strongly encourge you to use the subway from Center City to come to Temple University. Please make sure that you take the 'Local' Broad Street Line and not the 'Express' Broad Street Line. The subway station is right next to the venue (Map) of the MPGD 2017 conference. The City Center subway stations are the Walnut Locust Street Station (Map) and the City Hall Station (Map). Tokens may only be purchased in packs of two or more. Two cost $3.60; five are $9.00, and a ten pack costs $18.00.
(6) Parking information at Temple University: