Travel Information

The Embassy Suites Phoenix-North is located 25 minutes (20 miles) from the
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. For more information about the airport, please
visit the facility's web site at

Roundtrip transportation to and from the airport is available on a complimentary basis from Super Shuttle. Please indicate that you are with the OSC Readiness Training Group to receive the complimentary service. Upon arriving at the airport, proceed to the baggage claim and exit to the outer island marked "VAN SERVICE." Shuttles depart the airport approximately every 15 minutes from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., followed by less frequent departures after 9:00 p.m. Shuttle reservations can be made by calling (602) 244-9000. For additional information, please visit their Internet web site at

Taxi fare between the hotel and the airport is approximately $35.00 each way.
Complimentary parking is available at the Embassy Suites Phoenix-North. A National Car Rental counter also is located in the lobby of the hotel.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Embassy Suites Phoenix-North in Phoenix, Arizona. Please make your hotel reservations by calling the hotel at (800) 527-7715 or (602) 375-1777. Be sure to mention that you are attending the EPA OSC Readiness Training Program. The cut-off date for hotel reservations is October 11, 2002. You must make your reservation by that date, or you will not be guaranteed a room reservation at the prevailing government rate of $90 per night (plus taxes).

EPA headquarters will pay the lodging costs at the Embassy Suites Phoenix-North ONLY for all EPA OSCs who have approved travel authorizations. All other travel expenses will be the responsibility of the EPA OSCs and their regional offices. If you are not an EPA OSC, you will be responsible for all of your travel expenses, including lodging.

Hotel Amenities
The Embassy Suites Phoenix-North offers several complimentary amenities including a fitness center, swimming pool and whirlpool, and tennis courts. The Black Canyon Grill serves lunch and dinner as well as complimentary breakfast each morning. Each sleeping room includes two telephone lines with dataport, wet bar, refrigerator, coffee maker, microwave, and iron. Hotel guests also have access to L.A. Fitness Center, located approximately two miles from the hotel. Several championship golf courses are minutes away and can be reserved at the front desk of the hotel. For additional information, please visit the hotel's web site at

For More Information
For more information about lodging or registration for the training program, please contact Tetra Tech at (703) 390-0703 or by e-mail at .

Registration is available on Sunday, November 17 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. next to the hotel's front desk.