Resend: T10 May Meeting Notice (reformatted for readability)

Charles Monia 237-6757 monia at
Mon Mar 3 11:35:29 PST 1997

* From the SCSI Reflector (scsi at, posted by:
* Charles Monia 237-6757 <monia at>

Please note April 14th cutoff date for room reservations.


                       Meeting Announcement
             Accredited Standards Committee Meetings
                        (T10 and friends)
                          May 5-9, 1997
                            Hosted by:
                  Digital Equipment Corporation

     LOCATION:           Crowne Plaza
                         1360 Worcester Road
                         Natick, MA 01760
                    Phone:    508-653-8800
                    FAX: 508-653-1708

     ROOM RATE:               $125/night , tax included

     GROUP NAME:              ANSI or X3T10

     RESERVATION CUTOFF DATE:      April 14, 1997

The Crowne Plaza is located in Natick, MA approximately 15 miles west of =
and five minutes off the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90).


Shuttle and bus service from Logan Airport to the Crowne Plaza is availab=
The following are some providers:

     Crown Limousine  -- 1-800-442-8084 (cost $32)
     Knight's Airport Limousine -- 1-800-822-5456 (cost $21)
     Logan Express Bus Service -- 1-800-235-6426 (cost $8)

Knight's attempts to transport a full van on each trip, so the service is
somewhat slower than Crown Limousine (although more convenient than Logan
Express).  All limo services require an advance reservation.   Please not=
e that
costs quoted above are subject to change.

The Logan Express Schedule from Logan to Framingham-Natick is as follows:

     Weekdays --    6:30am to 12 midnight, every =AB hour;
     Saturdays --   7am to 11pm, every hour on the hour;
      Sundays --     7am to 1pm, every hour on the hour;
               1pm to 12 midnight, every =AB hour.

 Call Logan Express for information on pickup points and return schedules=
. Your
destination is the Logan Express bus stop in Framingham at Shopper's Worl=
about five minutes away from the hotel (see map below).  Travel time is 3=
0 to
45 minutes. The Crowne Plaza provides free transportation from the bus st=
For pickup, call the hotel at the number listed above upon arrival at the=
As noted on the map, the hotel is directly across from and within walking
distance of the Natick Mall.  Pedestrian access is provided to cross Rt. =
9. The
Mall is fairly large and has a selection of fast food places.
Car Rental

For those requiring a car but wishing to avoid the hassle of driving to a=
|from the airport, Hertz and Avis vehicles can be rented after arrival at =
hotel.  Arrangements for rental can be made ahead of time by calling the
following numbers:

     Hertz: 1-508-875-1491
     Avis: 1-800-831-2847

The hotel will provide transportation to the pickup location.

Driving from Logan airport:

As you exit from Logan Airport, you want to turn left (South on 1A) and g=
through the Sumner Tunnel ($1 toll).  Note: Do not attempt to use the Ted
Williams tunnel, which is only open to commercial traffic.

If traffic is light, the electric sign will direct you to turn left (Sout=
h on
1A) directly towards the Sumner Tunnel.  If traffic is heavy, the electri=
c sign
and state police will require you to take the "alternate route", that is,=
right, North  on 1A, away from the tunnel.  Get off at the first exit and=
to the left down the exit ramp. At the bottom of the ramp make a U-turn
and get back on 1A, heading South and towards the tunnel.  Try to  develo=
p a
sense of patience.

You should be in the right lane going into and through the Sumner tunnel.=
exiting the Sumner Tunnel, turn sharp right onto a surface street; do not=
broad right and go up the highway entrance ramp (which leads to I-93 nort=
There are signs marking these turns but you won't have time to both read =
and cope with the traffic.  After the sharp right onto a surface street g=
into the left lane and drive perhaps 100 yards then make a U-turn under t=
highway and continue up the entrance ramp onto Rt. 3 South.  Follow signs=
the Mass Turnpike West.  The exit for the Mass Turnpike is on the right a=
t the
end of the South Station Tunnel (a different tunnel from before).  The si=
don't give much advance warning of the exit.

 Take the Mass Pike west to exit 13 (Route 30, Framingham/Natick).  After=
toll booth, bear right and follow the exit ramp to Rt. 30 west. At the se=
traffic light on Rt. 30 take a left at the Shopper's World entrance.  Fol=
the road to the end, then take a left at the traffic light onto Rt. 9 Eas=
(see map below).  The Crowne Plaza will be 50 yards on the right, past th=
Firestone Tire/Dunkin' Donuts sign.
In case of problems or questions call Charles Monia at 508-841-6757 or se=
E-mail to monia at

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