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All events except Wednesday’s trip to Capitol Hill will be held at the Carnegie Institution for Science, 1530 P Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005. The closest metro stop is Dupont Circle (on the red line). (Visit Carnegie’s website for detailed directions.) We are unable to offer parking at the venue. We encourage everyone to use public transportation. However, if a car is your only option, there is a parking garage a block away on P Street between 16th and 17th.
Healthy Ocean Hill Day is Wednesday, May 15th – Here is a map of Capitol Hill for your reference.
The closest train terminal, is Union Station (Amtrak code: WAS). Regular train service operates from a variety of East Coast destinations.
The closest airport is National (DCA). Also convenient are Dulles International (IAD) and Baltimore-Washington (BWI). Metro bus and/or rail can get you from the airports into town. See below for more on Metro.
Washington, D.C. has a metro and bus system that can get you to the various venues. Visit the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority site to plan your trip. The closest metro stop to the Carnegie Institution for Science is Dupont Circle on the Red line.
Capitol Hill: For the Senate office side the closest metro stop is on the Red line at Union Station. For the House office side the closest metro stop is on the Blue/Orange line at Capitol South.
Washington is a conference town and May is a busy time of year. There are two other conferences in DC during the Summit and hotels are expecting to sell out so be sure to book early. We recommend the following.
Double Tree by Hilton 4/9 – we’ve just been informed this hotel is sold out. You can still try to make a reservation, but they are no longer offering a discounted rate. See below for alternative.
This hotel is 2 short blocks away from the Carnegie Institution for Science. Reserve Online or Call 1-800-492-5195 and mention Blue Frontier Campaign to make a reservation.
Holiday Inn We have a few rooms set aside for us at this hotel which is also within walking distance to the Carnegie. Please call to make your reservation and mention Blue Frontier Campaign to receive a discounted rate. Discount applies for as long as rooms are available or until April 15. Book soon!
We know you’ll be considering the carbon footprint of your journey. You can offset your trip here.