Turbo Expo

Turbomachinery Technical Conference & Exposition

Presented by the ASME International Gas Turbine Institute

Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, NC USA

June 26 - 30, 2017
June 27 - 29, 2017


Ground Transportation


Sprinter Bus
This hybrid-electric bus is an easy and affordable way to get from Charlotte Douglas International Airport to Center City, with stops in central locations. It runs every 20 minutes on weekdays and every 30 minutes on nights and weekends. $2.20 each way. ridetransit.org

LYNX Blue Line Light Rail
North Carolina's first rapid-rail system connects South Charlotte to Center City, running along 15 stations. On weekdays, the line is available every 10 minutes during rush hour and every 15 minutes during non-peak hours. Weekend service operates every 20 minutes during the day and every 30 minutes during late-night hours. $2.20 each way. ridetransit.org

Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) Bus Service
With more than 70 routes across the city and county, CATS buses serve more than 25 million passengers each year. Most operate from 4:49 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 5:25 a.m. to 2 a.m. on Sundays. $2.20 each way; $3 each way for Express Routes; children under 5 ride free; seniors and youth 5-12 ride for $1. ridetransit.org

Crown Cab Company
Crown Cab Company operates a mobile app that allows users to book and track their rides on their phones. Its wheelchair accessible vehicles accommodate handicap users. Service is available 24 hours per day, seven days per week and 365 days per year. $2.50 drop charge (to enter a cab), plus $0.50 per 1/5 mile and $0.50 per minute of traffic wait time. 704.334.6666. crowncabinc.com

Yellow Cab of Charlotte
Yellow Cab of Charlotte offers handicap accessible vehicles. Its Taxi Magic mobile app allows users to book, track and pay for their rides on their phones. Service is available 24 hours per day, seven days per week and 365 days per year. $2.50 passenger pickup, plus $2.50 per additional mile and $0.50 per minute of traffic wait time. 704.444.4444. yellowcabofcharlotte.net

Uber uses your phone's GPS to detect your location and connects you with the nearest available driver. Get picked up anywhere, even if you don't know your location's exact address. Service is available 24 hours per day, seven days per week and 365 days per year. View the city's rates in the Uber app. *Bonus: New users can redeem their first ride (of up to $20) free. Visit get.uber.com/go/visitcltuber or download the Uber app, navigate to the Promotions tab and enter the promo code VISITCLTUBER. Enter your pick-up and drop-off locations to get a fare estimate for your trip. uber.com

R & R Pedicab Company
The pedal-powered pedestrian taxi service offers service to any location within the Interstate 277 loop, plus the South End area, spanning as far as East Boulevard and West Boulevard. $5 per person for first six blocks, then $1 per person for each additional block. 704.786.6549; rrpedicabcompany.com

Cruise Carts
The eco-friendly, ad-driven golf cart shuttle operates seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 3 a.m., offering drop-off and pickup services for locations including: Center City, Dilworth, Elizabeth, Myers Park, NoDa, Plaza Midwood and South End. Free. cruisecarts.com