Travel and Site Access

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LBNL Shuttle Bus Service
  • For those of you staying in downtown Berkeley hotels or taking public transportation to the conference, the Lab's shuttle bus service offers service to/from the Lab and downtown Berkeley Monday through Friday except Laboratory holidays.
  • Information on the shuttle service can be found at:
  • When boarding the bus, show the driver a copy of your workshop registration confirmation.
    • You will be asked for a photo id for verification purposes.
  • Tell the driver that you would like to get off at Bldg. 50.
    • The Bldg. 50 auditorium where the conference is being held will be on your right as you exit the bus
If taking a taxi to LBNL
  • Check in at the Visitors gate.
  • Taxis are allowed to go on site.
    • Ask the driver to take you to Bldg. 50.
      • The bright yellow signs will direct you to the SNS 2013 Conference at Bldg. 50.
  • Parking is limited at the Lab.
    • Taking public transportation and the Lab shuttle bus is encouraged.
  • Twenty parking spaces have be reserved for the workshop participants at the K1 parking lot.
    • For those of you staying at the Lab Guest House, they will issue you a Guest Housing parking permit to park in a designated parking lot for Guest House guests.
      • Guests are allowed to park in the lot overnight.

  • Directions to the Conference Parking Lot, K1
    • After exiting the guard gate you will come to a stop sign.
    • Turn right and follow the signs directing you to the "SNS2013 Conference".
      • Follow the subsequent signs "SNS 2013 Conference Parking: that will take you to the reserved parking area.
      • There will be barricaded parking spaces on the right-hand side of the parking lot.
    • The parking lot where the reserved parking area is located is for blue triangle parking permits.
      • If the reserved parking spaces are taken, you can park in other available parking spaces in the parking lot.
        • The parking lot tends to fill up after 8:30am.

  • Directions to the Conference from the Guest House and Conference Parking Lot
    • Follow the signs "SNS 2013 Conference" to the Bldg. 50 Auditorium.

  • Directions to the Poster Session/Lunches from the 50 Auditorium 
    • Follow the signs "SNS2013 Conference" from the Bldg. 50 Auditorium to the ALS patio.
Site Access
  • If you registered in advance your name will be at the "Visitors" gate as you enter the Laboratory.
  • You will be asked for a photo ID for verification purposees.
  • A blue triangle parking permit will be issued to you that is good for the duration of the conference.

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