Getting to the Venue

The 2020 conference will take place January 30 - February 1, 2020 in Kroon Hall at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (F&ES), in New Haven, Connecticut. Yale F&ES is close to New York City and is a global leader in sustainability policy and research; Kroon Hall is a state of the art facility which has been certified as LEED Platinum.

Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies: 195 Prospect St. New Haven, CT

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From I-91 or I-95

Arriving in New Haven take I-91 north towards Hartford, and immediately exit on Exit 3 (Trumbull Street) into the center of New Haven. On the exit ramp stay in the middle lane, and continue straight onto Trumbull Street. At the fifth traffic light, turn right onto Prospect Street. Drive one block on Prospect St., continue straight through the first traffic light (Sachem Street), and Kroon Hall (195 Prospect Street) is the second building on the righthand side of the street. Metered parking is available on the opposite side of the street.

By Plane

Tweed New Haven Airport is 15 minutes from the Yale campus by car or taxi, Bradley International Airport is 1 hour away. La Guardia, JFK, and Newark airports are 2 hours from New Haven by train. There is also frequent limousine and shuttle service from major airports. Airport access is easier from La Guardia - take the M60 bus to Harlem-125th Street Station, and take the Metro North train to New Haven. From JFK, passengers must take subway to Grand Central Station, or take the NYC airporter shuttle to Grand Central.

By Train

Metro-North commuter trains run every hour from New York’s Grand Central Station to New Haven’s Union Station. Amtrak train service is also available from Hartford, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, NYC, and other points in the northeast, including the Newark International Airport. There is a taxi stand in front of the New Haven station, and it would be less than a 10 minute ride to campus.

In New Haven

For the 2020 Conference, ISTF will provide shuttle service between the New Haven Hotel and Kroon Hall.

Biking and Walking

The area surrounding downtown New Haven and Yale University are walkable and bikeable. We highly encourage everyone to take advantage of these to limit GHG emissions and congestion.

Shuttle Schedule

The shuttle schedule will be updated soon!

ISTF Recommended Hotels:  

New Haven Hotel (229 George Street, New Haven, CT 06510) 203-498-3100

A shuttle will run to and from Kroon Hall to New Haven Hotel. Shuttle schedules will be provided at a later


Other hotels in New Haven:

Courtyard New Haven at Yale (30 Whalley Ave, New Haven, CT 06511)

Phone: 203-777-6221

Omni New Haven Hotel (155 Temple St, New Haven, CT 06510)

Phone: 203-772-6664

The Study at Yale (1157 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06511)

Phone: 203-503-3900

Homeshare option: Airbnb

Walkable neighborhoods to Kroon and Sage Halls include downtown New Haven (approximately 20

minutes walking, or the conference shuttle from New Haven Hotel) and East Rock (approximately 10 - 15

minutes walking). Both neighborhoods are also serviced by the Yale Shuttle (please see the section on

local transportation).



Childcare services can be provided upon request. Please email us at for inquiries.