Department of Epidemiology School of Public Health and Community Medicine University of Washington DIRECTIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT
Seattle Map: http://www.seattle.gov/html/citizen/maps_seattle.htm Campus Map: http://www.washington.edu/home/maps/ Printable campus map: http://www.washington.edu/home/maps/campusmappg.pdf Health Sciences Center Map: http://depts.washington.edu/epidem/pdf_doc/health_sci_map.pdf Shuttle Express: http://www.shuttleexpress.com/ Bus Schedules/Maps and Trip Planner: http://transit.metrokc.gov/, 206-553-3000 No.194 Bus Schedule: http://transit.metrokc.gov/tops/bus/schedules/s194_0_.html No.174 Bus Schedule: http://transit.metrokc.gov/tops/bus/schedules/s174_0_.html No. 70 Bus Schedule: http://transit.metrokc.gov/tops/bus/schedules/s070_0_.html No. 71 Bus Schedule: http://transit.metrokc.gov/tops/bus/schedules/s071_0_.html No. 72 Bus Schedule: http://transit.metrokc.gov/tops/bus/schedules/s072_0_.html No. 73 Bus Schedule: http://transit.metrokc.gov/tops/bus/schedules/s073_0_.html Directions coming from several directions, including upper campus, included below. Transportation Options Driving Directions Parking From Parking to Epidemiology Walking Directions from Upper Campus
TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS FROM SEATAC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Taxis are available outside the baggage claim area of the airport. It costs about $45 plus tip to the University District. Shuttle Express is a door-to-door van service that will drop or pick up passengers at any address in the greater Seattle area. It costs about $29 for 1, $35 for 2, etc. plus tip to the University district ($21 to the University itself). Collect your baggage. Follow the signs to ground transportation, up one floor and across the sky bridge. Ride the escalator to the 3rd floor of parking. Continue to follow signs to ground transportation. You will come to the Shuttle Express desk shortly. Ask to be taken to the University of Washington Medical Center at 1959 NE Pacific Street. Enter the main entrance to the Hospital from the semi-circular drive. Turn right down the main hall to the Pacific Elevators. Continue past the Pacific elevators and keep walking past the BB elevators and Health Sciences lobby until you come to the F-wing (about ¼ mile). Turn LEFT into the F-wing hall and walk all the way to the end to the School of Public Health bulletin board. Go down one floor. Facing the Epidemiology Bulletin Board, turn right and take an immediate left. F262 is the last room on the right.
You must pre-arrange pickup 24 hours in advance to return to SeaTac Airport. Call 425-9817000 or toll free in Washington 800-487-7433 (8am-5pm) or use the website below. Information is available at http://www.shuttleexpress.com/. Airporter Express Bus: Operated by Gray Line, it costs $10.25 ($17 roundtrip) and runs every 20 to 30 minutes to major downtown Seattle hotels. Board the buses at either end of the baggage claim area. The phone number is (800) 426-7532. To get to the U-district from downtown, take a taxi or a Metro bus # 70, 71, 72, or 73. (See City Bus below for more information.) Information and reservations are available online at http://graylineseattle.com/airportexpress.cfm. City Bus: The local bus company, Metro, operates buses from the airport to downtown. From there you can catch a bus to the University District. Exit door 6 from the baggage claim area. Look for the Metro Bus Bay 1. Take No. 194 express (or 174 non-express later at night), which leaves approximately every half hour to downtown. It costs about $2 depending on the time of day. The bus will not give change. When you pay the fare, be sure to ask for a transfer. Transfer to a 70, 71, 72 , or 73 downtown at 3rd and Union. (The 174 stops at 4th & Union, so walk 1 block downhill to 3rd & Union). Get off at Brooklyn Avenue. Walk in the same direction and turn right on Brooklyn. Walk about 3 blocks and cross NE Pacific Street. Turn left. Cross 15th Avenue NE and walk under the first pedestrian underpass. Keep going past the construction area. On the far side of the construction, take the first path to the right. Enter the doors at the top and turn right. Turn left at the next hall. Walk to the F-Wing just past the Locke Computer Center and turn right. Walk until almost the multiple glass doors. The F-wing jogs to the right just before the doors. Turn right and take an immediate left into the F-wing. Walk to the end of the hall. At the Epidemiology bulletin board turn right and left at the corner. F262 is the last office on the right by the windows. From/to other destinations, use the Trip Planner at Metro Rider Information (http://transit.metrokc.gov/, 206-553-3000). Leave the parameters at “fastest route” and “walk up to ½ mile” or you will get strange routes. Use the University of Washington Medical Center as your destination. However, ask the driver to let you off at the Health Sciences stop near 15th Ave NE rather than at the Medical Center. If you take the 43 or 49, you may have to cross the street to Health Sciences, in which case, you’ll have to walk back the way the bus came. DRIVING DIRECTIONS From SeaTac and North- or Southbound I-5: If you are coming from SeaTac Airport, follow the signs to northbound I-5. From either northbound or southbound I-5, take the NE 45th Street/University of Washington exit (north of downtown and just north of the Ship Canal Bridge and Lake Union, and just south of the 65th Street exit). Make sure you are in the lane for 45th Street. Turn Right on 45th from Northbound I-5 or Left from Southbound I-5 onto 45th. Turn right onto Brooklyn Avenue at the 4th light just past the tall tan Safeco Tower. Drive 7 blocks, across NE Pacific Street (with the light) and turn right on to Boat Street for meter parking. See Meter Parking below. From the Eastside of Lake Washington
Via Route 520: If you are coming from the east side of Lake Washington and crossing on Route 520, take the Montlake exit and veer to the right onto Montlake Boulevard. Cross the Montlake Bridge and continue past the first parking entrance (because it requires a key card). Turn right into the stadium/Montlake parking area. See Montlake Parking below. Via I-90: Cross Lake Washington. Follow the signs for I-5 Northbound and then see the I-5 Directions above. PARKING Meter Parking: Boat Street Stay to the right on NE 45th and drive to the 4th light (Brooklyn Ave). Turn right on Brooklyn Avenue, which is just past the tall tan Safeco Tower, and drive 7 blocks, across NE Pacific Street (with the light) and follow to Boat Street. Turn right at the stop sign across from the water. The Meter parking requires $1.50 per hour for up to two hours. Bring 12 quarters or a MasterCard or Visa. Montlake Parking: If you need to park more than 2 hours, turn left on to NE Pacific Street rather than crossing it. Cross University Way NE and 15th Ave NE, get into the left lane and drive under 2 pedestrian overpasses. Shortly after the 2nd overpass, get into the Left-TURN lane (traffic light) and turn left. Proceed to the next traffic light where you need to be in the middle right lane to go straight. Cross Montlake Blvd into the Stadium/Montlake parking area. Turn right and stop at the kiosk to pay $11 (present your ticket on departure for a possible partial refund). Park in E10 or E12 as directed by the attendant. You may have to drive to the lower end of the parking lot, near the Waterfront Activities Center, to find empty spaces (See below to get to Epidemiology). S-1 Parking behind Sciences: Not available for visitors except in the summer. TO EPIDEMIOLOGY FROM PARKING To the Epidemiology Program Office (F262) From Boat Street: From Boat Street, walk east, toward Brooklyn. At the stop sign (15th Avenue NE), veer right, and follow the road as it curves. Continue along the same road, passing the parking kiosk. Continue past the first red brick wing (F-wing) to the wide stairs. Go left up the stairs. Turn left on the small walkway at the top. Enter the glass doors and turn right. Turn left at the corner. F262 is the last office on the right by the windows. From the Stadium/Montlake Parking Area: Walk toward the Hospital (flat pink and tall white building across Montlake Blvd)—do NOT walk toward the gate where you entered. Enter the main entrance to the Hospital from the semi-circular drive. Turn right down the main hall. Continue past the Pacific and BB elevators and keep walking until you come to the F-wing (about ½ mile from the parking lot). Turn LEFT into the F-wing hall and walk all the way to the end to at the School of Public Health bulletin board. Go down one floor. Facing the Epidemiology Bulletin Board, turn right and left at the corner. F262 is the last room on the right by the windows.
DIRECTIONS FROM UPPER CAMPUS: From the southeast side of Drumheller Fountain, facing Mount Rainier, veer right past the Chemistry Building on Garfield Lane. Cross Steven's Way and continue on the walkway past the bus shelter through the bushes until you reach the pedestrian overpass. Cross it and enter the Health Sciences Building through 2 sets of doors. You will be on the 4th floor. Cross the lobby to the map and video monitor on the wall. Turn right and immediately left into the F-Wing and walk all the way to the end to the Environmental Health logo. Go down two floors. Facing the Epidemiology Logo, turn right and turn left at the corner. F262 is the last room on the right by the windows. TO SEATAC FROM UW HEALTH SCIENCES: From Boat Street: Head east (toward Health Sciences) toward Brooklyn Avenue NE. Turn left onto Brooklyn, cross the intersection at NE Pacific Street. Drive until NE 45th Street and turn left (See from 45th to I-5 below). From the Stadium Parking Area: Exit the parking area via the gate. Stop at the gate for a partial refund if you have parked less than 2 hours. Turn left onto Montlake Boulevard. Cross the Montlake Bridge. Stay in the right lane. Veer right to Route 520 westbound. Follow the signs to southbound I-5. From 45th to I-5: Turn left (west) onto 45th St and drive until you come to the I-5 freeway. Get in the left lane; the freeway entrance is on the left, across the I-5 freeway overpass. I-5 to Seatac: After passing downtown, Boeing Field and Tukwila, follow the signs to SeaTac. TO THE EASTSIDE: From Boat Street: Head east (toward Health Sciences) toward 15th Avenue NE with the stop sign. Turn left onto 15th Avenue NE and follow to NE Pacific Street (at light). Turn right onto NE Pacific Street. Stay in the middle right lane. Turn right onto Montlake Boulevard. Cross the Montlake Bridge. Stay in the 2nd right lane, which becomes the right turn lane on the overpass and follow the signs to Route 520 and Bellevue. From the Stadium Parking Area: Exit the parking area via the gate. Stop at the gate for a partial refund if you have parked less than 2 hours. Turn left onto Montlake Boulevard. Drive straight ahead on Montlake Boulevard. Cross the Montlake Bridge, stay in the 2nd right lane, which becomes the right turn lane on the overpass and follow the signs to Route 520 and Bellevue. To I-90: Follow the directions to Southbound I-5. Pass most of downtown. Take the I-90 exit.