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Released: August 17, 2012

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DIRECTIONS/PARKING

From Virginia


Springfield/Woodbridge

- Take I-95 North to the 495 Beltway to I-395
North. Take I-395 North across the 14th Street Bridge. Continue North on
14th Street, SW and make a right on Independence Avenue, SW. At the
first light make a right on 12th Street, SW.

Tysons Corner/Fairfax

- Take Route 50 or 66 and cross over the
Theodore Roosevelt Bridge to Constitution Avenue, NW. Make a right on
14th Street. Make a left at Independence Avenue, SW (3rd light). Make a
right on 12th Street, SW.

From Maryland


Silver Spring/Chevy Chase -

Take Beach Drive/Rock Creek Parkway
south toward Washington, DC. At the Lincoln Memorial, follow the signs
for Independence Avenue, SW. At the Tidal Basin cross over Kutze
Bridge and stay on Independence Avenue, SW to 12th Street, SW. Make a
right on 12th Street, SW.

Greenbelt/Laurel

- Take the Beltway (Route 495/95) to the Baltimore-
Washington Parkway. Take New York Avenue, NE/Washington, DC exit.
Make a left turn at 14th Street, NW and a left again at Independence, SW
followed by a right on 12th Street, SW.

Upper Marlboro -

Take Route 4 West to Suitland Parkway to I-295
North, then to I-395 South. Take the 6th Street North exit; make a left on
D Street, SW and another left on 12th Street, SW.

Via Metro


Smithsonian Station -

Exit from the Blue and Orange Line on
Independence Avenue. Proceed south on 12th Street, SW.

L’Enfant Plaza Station -

Exit from the Blue, Orange, Yellow and Green
Lines on D Street. Proceed West on D Street, SW and then South on 12th
Street, SW.

Parking


Portals I

(12th Street) - $9/hour, $15/maximum. Directions: Take a right
on Maryland Avenue, SW off 12th, SW and an immediate left into
alleyway leading to garage.
Department of Education Building,

Potomac Center Plaza

, 550 12th
Street, SW, Washington, DC 20202 (12th Street) - $13.00 a day in by 7:30)
Directions: Take a left into the parking garage directly across the street
from the FCC building.

Building Access

All building entrances are security controlled. A photo ID will be required
by security personnel. When going through security, you will be asked to
turn off and then on your mobile phone and computer. A security guard
must see the power on/off prior to entrance to the building.

EMERGENCY CONTACT:

Should an emergency require you to be contacted during the meeting, messages can

be taken at 202-418-1400 (voice/relay).

FOOD ACCOMMODATIONS:

Capital Café (6:00am – 4:00pm)

·
Breakfast and luncheon buffets, deli sandwiches
·
Courtyard level (CY). All visitors will need an escort to visit sites other than the
TW level open meeting rooms.

Potbelly Sandwich Shop (11:00a.m. - 9:00 p.m.)

12th & Maryland Ave.SW
Washington, DC

BANKING ACCOMMODATIONS:

ATM

· There is an automated teller machine on the MA level. All visitors will need an
escort to visit the ATM.
Rev. 08/15/12
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