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Protecting Children's Health for a Lifetime: Environmental Health Research Meets Clinical Practice and Public Policy

October 29-30, 2013
Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert Street, NW
Washington, DC 20008

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MEETING DATES AND TIMES

The meeting will run from Tuesday, October 29, 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., to Wednesday, October 30, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. on both days.

MEETING LOCATION

The meeting will be held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street NW (at Connecticut Avenue), Washington, D.C. 20008. Phone: (202) 234-0700 or 1-800-THE-OMNI. Further information regarding the hotel can be obtained from their website.

The closest metro stop is Woodley Park/Zoo Metro Station (Red Line). Valet parking is the only option at the hotel. Valet parking, including in/out privileges, is $33 (plus tax) per car daily. Additional parking facilities are nearby and a few options have been listed below.

TRANSPORTATION TO THE OMNI SHOREHAM HOTEL

Public Transportation

Bus/Train Station: Union Station is the local Amtrak station and is approximately 4 miles from the hotel. Many bus lines also service Union Station. You can access Metro/Red Line from Union Station.

Metro: Woodley Park/Zoo Metro Station (Red Line).

The hotel is located one-half block South of the metro. Exit at the Woodley Park/Zoo Metro Station; at the top of escalators, cross right onto 24th Street, and then go left to end of the block.  The hotel is located diagonally across Calvert Street. The following link can be used to access the Washington D.C. metro map.

Get Directions

From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport:

Hotel Distance and Direction: 8 miles North

Driving
Follow the George Washington Parkway Northbound to Washington, D.C. Continue past the Pentagon to the Memorial Bridge. While on the Bridge, merge into the right lane and exit at Independence Drive. Follow Independence Drive back under the bridge along the Potomac River (this becomes Rock Parkway). Merge into left lane. The road splits after passing under the bridge; merge left. The road splits again; continue to merge left. The first traffic light is Calvert Street. Turn left onto Calvert Street. The hotel is located on the left.

Taxicab Service
Taxicabs are available at the exits of each terminal.
Estimated fare: $20–25 (one way).

Shuttle Service
Transportation is available through Super Shuttle to the Hotel. Super Shuttle is located at Ground Transportation and must be scheduled by the guest by calling 1-800-BLUE-VAN (1-800-258-3826).
Estimated fare: $12 for one passenger and $10 for each additional passenger.

Metro
Take the Blue Line metro in the direction of Largo to Metro Center Station. Transfer to the Red Line in the direction of Shady Grove. Take the Red Line to Woodley Park/Zoo Metro Station. The hotel is located one block South from the metro (3 minute walk).  Once you have exited the metro via the escalators, turn right and continue down the stairs.  Then turn left and walk to Calvert Street (1 block).  Cross the street and take a right.  The hotel will be on your left-hand side. 
Estimated fare: $1.35–$2.55 per person.

From Washington Dulles International Airport:

Hotel Distance and Direction: 30 miles East

Driving
Take the Dulles Airport Toll Road to Route 66 East. Proceed East on Route 66. After crossing the Roosevelt Bridge and entering Washington, D.C., exit onto Constitution Avenue. Stay on Constitution Avenue and make a left onto 18th Street. Then make a left onto Connecticut Avenue. You will go through an underpass under Dupont Circle. After you pass the Hilton on your right, you will go 1 mile, crossing over the Taft Bridge and Rock Creek Park. At the end of the bridge, turn left onto Calvert Street. The hotel will be on your left.

Taxicab Service
Proceed to the “Taxi Passengers” area on the lower level of the Main Terminal. A Dispatcher is on duty 24 hours per day.
Estimated fare: $50–$65 (one way).

Shuttle Service
Transportation is available through Super Shuttle to the Hotel. Super Shuttle is located at Ground Transportation and must be scheduled by the guest by calling 1-800-BLUE-VAN (1-800-258-3826).
Estimated fare: The trip is approximately $29 for one passenger and $10 for each additional passenger.

Metro
Follow Ground Transportation signs to Washington Flyer Shuttle Service. Take the Washington Flyer shuttle bus to West Falls Church Station. Board the Orange Line train in the direction of New Carrollton. Transfer to the Red Line toward Shady Grove at Metro Center Station. Exit at Woodley Park/Zoo Metro Station; at the top of escalators, cross right onto 24th Street, and then go left to end of the block.  The hotel is located diagonally across Calvert Street.
Estimated fare: $10 one way/$18 round trip.

From Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) Thurgood Marshall Airport:

Hotel Distance and Direction: 45 miles South

Driving
Proceed through the airport and follow the signs for I-95 South. Take 495 West toward Silver Spring to Exit 33 (Connecticut Avenue South) toward Washington, D.C. Proceed South on Connecticut Avenue for approximately 5 miles. The National Zoo will be on your left. Proceed another 5 blocks and make a right onto Calvert Street. The hotel will on your left.

Taxicab Service
The taxi stand is located outside of the baggage claim area of the Lower Level of the airport terminal.
Estimated fare: $75–$100. Allow 60 minutes travel time.

Shuttle
Transportation is available through Super Shuttle to the Hotel. Super Shuttle is located at Ground Transportation and must be scheduled by the guest by calling 1-800-BLUE-VAN (1-800-258-3826).
Estimated fare: $37 for one passenger and $12 for each additional passenger.

Train
Take the free shuttle from the Airport to the BWI Marshall Rail Station, and take either the AMTRAK or MARC train to Union Station. Once at Union Station, take the metro (Red Line in the direction of Shady Grove) to the Woodley Park/Zoo Metro Station. The hotel is located one-half block from the metro.
Estimated fare: $6 for MARC and $1.75 for Metro. MARC is available Monday–Friday (limited schedules on Holidays). AMTRAK is available daily with service on the weekends (ticket prices vary).

ADDITIONAL PARKING FACILITIES INFORMATION

Colonial Parking
2629 Connecticut Avenue, NW
(202) 265-0895
0–1 hour: $9.
1 hour and up: $17.
Parking after 5:00 p.m.: $10.
Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Distance to hotel: about 3 blocks.

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