Christopherson (CB Travel Corp)
8450 East Crescent Parkway, Suite 410
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Ph: 1 (866) 465-7155
Ph: (303) 689-7701
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Christopherson (CB Travel Corp.) is a renowned travel agency that has been in business for over 26 years. They are extremely responsive, offer excellent customer service, and use the latest technology to achieve the best results for their clients. The LGC has an established relationship with Christopherson (CB Travel Corp.), and they will assist you with solutions for the travel challenges that you may encounter during this time of rising costs, travel delays and flight cancellations. So if you are planning to use a travel agent for your travel to the New Partners for Smart Growth Conference in Baltimore, MD, we encourage you to contact them for assistance. Of course, you can make your own travel arrangements, or use another travel agency, if you prefer.
For your convenience, Christopherson (CB Travel Corp.) has provided a Travel Request Form for your use in requesting assistance with your air travel. Please complete the form and return it directly to Christopherson (CB Travel Corp.) via email or fax. You will be contacted with a proposed itinerary within two business days. Please note that Christopherson (CB Travel Corp.) charges a $28 transaction fee for each ticket purchased.
The distance from Baltimore/Washington International Airport to the Hilton Baltimore is approximately 10 miles. The estimated cab fare is $27 from the airport to the hotel.
Super shuttle one way and round trip fairs to and from Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI) and the Hilton Baltimore. The current one-way cost is $15 per passenger. Visit http://www.supershuttle.com/default.aspx?GC=US7CY to book your trip.
The discount code for your group is as follows: US7CY.
BWI to Baltimore: $1.00 USD off one-way and $3.00 USD off round-trip
DCA and IAD to Baltimore: $2.00 USD off one-way and $5.00 USD off round-trip.
It is advised that you download the check-in procedures in advance of arriving at the airport to help you plan your SuperShuttle trip, and to help you locate the nearest SuperShuttle customer service booth/kiosk located at the main terminal-baggage claim on level 5. The SuperShuttle counter is to the right when at the top of the escalators from the train.
For more airport travel information, please visit http://www.bwiairport.
Public Transportation (General)
The closest light rail stop to the Baltimore Hilton Hotel is the “Convention Center stop” on the corner of Pratt St. and S. Howard St., one block from the hotel.
The light rail operates ever 10 to 15 minutes, depending on peak hours, and the trip takes approximately 40 minutes.
Maryland Transportation Administration (MTA)
Fares on Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) buses and light rail trains are $1.60 one-way, $3.50 for day passes, and $16.50 for weekly passes.
Light rail service to/from BWI Airport is available from 5:00 am to 12:00 am on weekdays, 6:00 am to 12:00 am on Saturdays and 11:00 am to 7:00 pm on Sundays. You can find a full schedule at http://mta.maryland.gov/sites/default/files/LIGHT-RAIL-FEB2014WEB.pdf
Please visit http://mta.maryland.gov/ for updated schedules and other information.
Free Transit Passes
The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and its Modal Agency Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) are generously providing complimentary weekly transit passes for all New Partners for Smart Growth Conference attendees.
The passes are valid January 25 through January 31 for use on all MTA busses, subways, and light rails. Participants will be able to pick up their free passes when they check in during onsite conference registration hours at the Baltimore Hilton Inner Harbor Hotel. More details will be included in participant confirmation material sent out in early January 2015.
Baltimore Water Taxi
The Baltimore Water Taxi is available within a short walk (15 minutes) from the hotel. This unique form of transportation visits a number of popular stops throughout the Baltimore Harbor area. Oneway tickets are $7 and unlimited all day tickets are $12. More information can be found at http://www.baltimorewatertaxi.com/.
Parking at the Hilton Baltimore Hotel:
Please note that self-parking is $28, including in/out privileges. Valet parking is $40, including in/out privileges. Secured and covered spots are available.
Nearby Parking Garages
Camden Yards: 351 W. Camden St., Suite 175 – 2 blocks from the hotel
$5 an hour/$10 a day/$8 Early Bird Daily Rate
Laz Parking: 300 East Pratt Street – 3 blocks from the hotel
We encourage you to consider carpooling, taking public transit, or walking to lessen the impact on our environment.