ASHEcon 2014

5th Biennial Conference of the American Society of Health Economists Hosted by the Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics

Travel Information

University of Southern California is easily accessible by major freeways if you choose to rent a car as well as by the new Metro Expo Line and public buses.

Traveling to and From LAX

We have put together a list of popular taxi services and shuttles, as well as public transportation options to get to and from LAX.  This is by no way exclusive but should be helpful if you are looking for options in Los Angeles.

Taxi, Shuttle and Public Transportation Options

Metro Rail and Bus Service

Metro website offers information on bus and rail fares as well as procedures for paying.  The LA Metro rail system requires loading fares on a TAP card which are purchased at self-service TAP vending machines; you then tap your card as you enter the station.  Information about how to use the TAP cards is available here.  Regular, single ride fares are $1.50.

The Metro Expo Line (light rail) will connect you to Downtown LA, Hollywood, The South Bay, Long Beach, Pasadena and dozens of points in between.  The Metro website offers a user-friendly trip planner.

The USC Transportation department provides guides to Metro Downtown and Expo Line Destinations as well as information on which bus lines and Metro Light Rail lines link to campus.

Campus Maps

The Interactive Campus Map  provides interactive information about the campus including locations of libraries, dining, buildings and directions.

Parking at USC:


Daily parking is available in parking garages on the USC campus at a rate of  $10.00 per day or $35.00 per week.   Hourly parking is also available.  For your convenience, parking spots have been reserved at the following parking structures; PSD, PSA, and PSX.


Four- and two-hour metered parking is available on Figueroa Street and Jefferson Boulevard adjacent to campus.