Portland possesses an international airport close to downtown with many direct flight connections and multiple public transportation options (see https://trimet.org/). Portland is a culturally rich, vibrant and progressive city committed to sustainability and green initiatives. Nearby regions provide many opportunities for outdoor recreation, especially hiking.
To learn more about Portland and attractions and activities in the city and region, see https://www.travelportland.com/. These links are also a helpful starting point:
ASLE is planning to book a block of rooms at Portland State University, which is an easy commute of 15-20 minutes via their efficient MAX light rail system. There are stops at the OCC and right near dorm buildings.
HOTEL information will be updated when available.
Portland International Airport (PDX) is the closest airport to the OCC, located about 20 minutes away via car, or about 40-45 minutes via MAX light rail.
For transportation to your lodging, there are many options, including public transport, taxi, Uber or Lyft.
Airport Transportation Options
Portland has a great network of buses, MAX light rail, and streetcars. See schedules and routes at the TriMet Web site.