[Athen] Accessing Higher Ground Conference
dhayman at uw.edu
Thu Oct 10 10:31:08 PDT 2019
It appears that a user could get off light rail at Westminster then take
the #31 then transfer to the #104 but that says it takes 1 hour and 22
minutes. And today they have snow and icy condition...not good at all for
On Thu, Oct 10, 2019 at 9:58 AM Wink Harner <foreigntype at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dan et al,
> It is impossible for wheelchair users or people with mobility impairments
> to use the light rail + hotel shuttle or other public transportation. It
> would be lovely if the conference venue were close and accessible to the
> light rail. The hotel does not have any accessible vans for their
> complimentary shuttle service. While this option works for many, it is not
> accessible for all.
> Wink Harner
> Accessibility Consultant/Alternative Text Production
> The Foreign Type
> Portland OR
> foreigntype at gmail.com
> This email was dictated using Dragon NaturallySpeaking. Please forgive
> quirks, misrecognitions, or errata .
> On Thu, Oct 10, 2019 at 8:13 AM Doug Hayman <dhayman at uw.edu> wrote:
>> I only attended the conference a couple of times and missed last year.
>> I took the train from the Denver airport then the one that runs to
>> Westminster and believe that would be an inexpensive and accessible route.
>> One would just need to bridge the gap from the Westminster station to the
>> In looking at this section of the AHG web site you can see the info where
>> it mentions light rail and it only costs $10.50.
>> Here is a link to accessible transport in the area:
>> On Wed, Oct 9, 2019 at 5:38 PM Kluesner, Bryon <Bryon-Kluesner at utc.edu>
>>> Hope to see / meet many of you at this year's AHG conference.
>>> If you are planning to attend, please note that the conference link for
>>> transportation is not correct regarding Super Shuttle service. I attempted
>>> to schedule a shuttle to and from the hotel and was informed that Super
>>> Shuttle is no longer available between the Denver airport and the Westin in
>>> Westminster. Please plan accordingly. Guess I'll Uber for the 1st time.
>>> Bryon Kluesner, RhD
>>> Adaptive Technology Coordinator
>>> Disability Resource Center
>>> Adjunct Professor
>>> College of Health, Education & Professional Studies
>>> University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
>>> 103 Frist Hall
>>> Chattanooga, TN 37403
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Senior Computer Specialist
DO-IT Program (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, Technology)
UW Technology Services
Seattle, WA 98195
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