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Strengthening Environmental Justice and Decision Making: A Symposium on the Science of Disproportionate Environmental Health Impacts

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington DC

March 17 - 19, 2010

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MEETING LOCATION

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Room 151 A/B, Street Level
810 Mount Vernon Place, NW
Washington, DC  20001
Web Site:  http://www.dcconvention.com exit EPA

GROUND TRANSPORTATION TO WALTER E. WASHINGTON CONVENTION CENTER

METRO INFORMATION

The Metro system operates from 5:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Monday through Thursday; 5:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. on Friday; 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. on Saturday; and 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight on Sunday. Each passenger must purchase a farecard to travel in the system. Guides for purchasing farecards are posted on the vending machines in each station.  Each Metro car features a complete color-coded map of the system. Station attendants on duty at each station can provide additional information on request.

The closest metro station to the Convention Center is the Mount Vernon Square/7th Street Convention Center on the Yellow or Green Line. For a system map or further information on the Metrorail please visit:  http://www.wmata.com/index.cfm. exit EPA

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

From Points North: 
Take I-270 South to I-495 South. Merge onto I-495 South and take Exit 43/George Washignton Memorial Parkway. Follow the George Washington Memorial Parkway and take the exit for 395 North.  Take the 12th Street exit and proceed on 12th Street.  Turn right on Massachusetts Avenue.  Massachusetts Avenue will become Mt. Vernon Place.  The Convention Center will be on the left. 

From Virginia Points South:
Take I-495 to I-395 North. Take I-395 North across the 14th street Bridge into Washington DC, staying in the right lanes. Turn right on Independence Avenue and proceed 2 blocks to 7th Street.  Turn left on 7th Street and proceed approximately 10 blocks to Mount Vernon Place, NW. The convention Center will be on the right.

From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport: 
Exit the airport following signs for Downtown Washington, DC. The first road you will be led onto is the GW Parkway, traveling north along the Potomac River, and within a few minutes you will come to an exit for the 14th Street Bridge (also referred to as I-395 North). Take the I-395 North exit to cross the river. Take the Massachusetts Avenue, NW, exit on to 2nd Street, NW, and then continue on New Jersey Avenue, NW. Turn left on K Street, NW, and then turn right on 5th Street, NW. Turn left on New York Avenue, NW (US-50), and then continue on Mount Vernon Place, NW. The Convention Center will be on the right.

From Dulles Airport (VA 267 East):  
Exit the airport on the Dulles Access Road/VA 267 East heading for Downtown Washington. Take Exit 18/Baltimore/Richmond on to I-495 North toward Baltimore. Take exit 43/George Washington Memorial Parkway/Washington. Take I-395 toward Washington. Take the Massachusetts Avenue exit to 2nd Street, NW. Continue on New Jersey Avenue, NW.  Turn left on K Street, NW, and then right on 5th Street, NW. Turn left on New York Avenue, NW (US-50), and continue on Mount Vernon Place, NW. The Convention Center will be on the right. 

From Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport:
Exit the airport (There is just one exit, Route 195) and travel about 2 miles to the exit for route 295, the Baltimore/Washington Parkway, heading south to Washington. Follow Route 295 for about 25 miles until it splits, taking the New York Avenue (US-50), Downtown Washington split to the right. Remain on New York Avenue for about 5 miles. Continue on Mount Vernon Place, NW. The Convention center will be on the right.  


Parking: Parking is available on a first-come, first-serve basis at area parking facilities. Partial list of area parking facilities:

To view a parking map, click here.

Parking Facility Cost (subject to change)
Center City Parking
9th Street between New York Avenue and H Street
  • 2 blocks from the Convention Center
  • $3 1 hour
    $5 2 to 3 hours
    $8 3 to 5 hours
    $20 maximum

    Interpark (at Renaissance Hotel)
    999 Ninth Street, NW
  • 1 block from the Convention Center
  • $25 self parking
    $32 valet parking

    PMI Parking
    915 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

  • Across the street from the Convention Center
  • $6 1 hour
    $10 maximum
    $20 Convention Center special events

    Quick Park (at Grand Hyatt Hotel)
    1000 H Street, NW
  • 5 blocks from the Convention Center
  • $20 self parking
    $30 valet parking

    Park America
    700 11th Street, NW
  • 6 blocks from the Convention Center
  • Monday - Friday
    $6 1 hour
    $10 2 hours
    $15 all day
    $7 after 7:00 p.m.
    PMI Parking
    610 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
  • 2 Blocks from the Convention Center
  • $6 1 hour
    $11 maximum
    $5 after 5:00 p.m.
    $15 Convention Center special events

    Marc Parc
    500 K Street, NW
  • 2 Blocks from the Convention Center
  • $10 all day

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