TRANSPORTATION AND VENUE INFORMATION

Transportation to Golden

The Colorado School of Mines is located in Golden, which is 20 minutes west of Denver, 1 hour west of the Denver International Airport and can be reached by taxi, airport shuttle or rental car.

Visitors to Golden can also travel from Denver to Golden via the West Rail Line or “W” line.

Click here for the "W" line Light Rail schedule.

The West Rail Line between Golden and Denver Union Station passes through 3 fare zones, so the price for a single, one way ticket between Golden and Denver is currently $4.00. (Express ticket price) Student and senior discounts are available

Once you arrive in Golden on the “W” line, you can call RTD to request Call-n-Ride service, catch the Community Circulator Bus Monday through Saturday until 6 pm (see information below), or call Mountain Taxi at 303-333-8294.

Click here for the Call-n-Ride Service Map.

 

Venue Information

The conference will be held in the Green Center (924 16th St. Golden, CO 80401) on the Colorado School of Mines Campus in Golden, Colorado, USA . Golden is located 13 miles west of downtown Denver, at the foot of the Front Range of the Colorado Rockies.

 

Driving directions from Westbound 6th Avenue (US-6)

Heading west from Denver on 6th Avenue, continue toward the mountains. After the on-ramp to I-70, you will reach the intersection of Colfax Ave. Head straight through the stoplight, and continue straight through the next two stoplights at Johnson Rd. and Jefferson County Parkway. Over the next 1.5 miles you'll pass signs for Golden and Colorado School of Mines. Turn right at the next stoplight, which is the intersection with 19th Street - it will be a turn-off with a yield sign. Proceed on 19th and turn left at the first stoplight on to Illinois St. Drive three blocks to 16th St. and turn right. After one block, the Green Center will the large building to your left. Access parking by following the signs, or by taking the next right on to Arapahoe St. and using the parking lot immediately ahead, adjacent to 17th St.

Driving directions from Westbound I-70

Driving on I-70 Westbound from Denver, continue until Exit 265 for CO-58 to Golden/Central City. Exit on to CO-58 and continue for about 6 miles until you reach the Washington Street exit. Take the off ramp and then turn left on to Washington Street. Proceed on Washington through downtown Golden and under the "Howdy Folks" sign. Turn right on 15th St at the top of the hill and take the next left on to Arapahoe St. The Green Center will be the large building on your right side of Arapahoe Street. Access parking by following the signs, or by continuing straight on Arapahoe and using the parking lot adjacent to 17th St.

Driving directions from Westbound C-470

Driving Westbound C-470 from Denver, the highway will jog north with the mountains to your left. You will pass the exits for Morrison Rd. and Alameda, and then stay left at the exit to I-70 to continue toward 6th Avenue (US-6). After a little over one mile, take the exit left for West 6th Ave toward Boulder. The ramp will merge you on to Westbound 6th Ave., and continue straight through the stoplight at Jefferson Co. Parkway. Over the next 1.5 miles you'll pass signs for Golden and Colorado School of Mines. Turn right at the next stoplight, which is the intersection with 19th Street - it will be a turn-off with a yield sign. Proceed on 19th and turn left at the first stoplight on to Illinois St. Drive three blocks to 16th St. and turn right. After one block, the Green Center will the large building to your left. Access parking by following the signs, or by taking the next right on to Arapahoe St. and using the parking lot immediately ahead, adjacent to 17th St.

Driving directions from Boulder via Southbound CO-93

Heading south from Boulder on CO-93, the mountains will be on your right. Proceed straight through the stoplight at the intersection of CO-93 and CO-58 (highway 93 turns into 6th Avenue at this intersection). Continue straight and turn left at the next stoplight on to 19th Street. Proceed on 19th and turn left at the first stoplight on to Illinois St. Drive three blocks to 16th St. and turn right. After one block, the Green Center will the large building to your left. Access parking by following the signs, or by taking the next right on to Arapahoe St. and using the parking lot immediately ahead, adjacent to 17th St.

Parking

All visitor parking areas on campus will have a pay and display parking meter. The parking lot area closest to the conference is located between 17th and 18th streets. Pay station meter rates for General (blue) parking are $0.75/hr or $4 daily; metered parking permits must be displayed on your dashboard. Free parking is also available in downtown Golden, but be wary of the brisk uphill climb to the conference venue.

 

 

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