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PRINCETON OFFICE
600 Alexander Park
Princeton, NJ 08543
(609) 799-3535
SURVEY OPERATIONS CENTER
707 Alexander Road
Building 3, Suite 304
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 897-7495

On arrival, visitors should go to the lobby, where the receptionist will notify their host. (Those traveling to the Survey Operations Center should follow the directions at the end of this list.)

By Plane. Newark International and Philadelphia International are the closest and most convenient major airports, although JFK and LaGuardia airports are within reasonable distance. Flights to Trenton/Mercer Airport on Shuttle America are available from Boston. The Princeton Airporter provides shuttle service from JFK and Newark to Princeton hotels. In addition, rental cars, taxis, and limousines are available to travel to Mathematica from these airports. From JFK and LaGuardia, Salem Transportation Company provides connections to New Jersey transportation services in Newark. Those driving to Mathematica from Philadelphia International should take I-95 and follow the prescribed car route from Philadelphia. Those driving from Newark International should take the New Jersey Turnpike and follow the prescribed car route from the northeast.

By Bus. Suburban Transit buses run daily from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York to Nassau Street in Princeton and the Clinton Avenue train station in Trenton. From either place, taxis are available to Mathematica.

By Train. From New York, Philadelphia, Newark, and other stations along the main north-south line (the Northeast Corridor) of Amtrak, take any train scheduled to stop at Princeton Junction. From there it is only a short taxi ride to Mathematica. Other Amtrak trains, including the Washington Metroliner, stop in Trenton, where taxis are available. If you are driving to Mathematica from the Trenton train station, follow the signs to get on Route 1 north. Proceed on Route 1 north to the Alexander Road/Princeton Junction exit (approximately 7 miles) and follow the directions beginning at * in the paragraph after next.

By Car. From the northeast, take the New Jersey Turnpike south to exit 8 (NJ Route 33, Hightstown/Freehold). Bear right out of the toll area to Route 33 east (Twin Rivers/Freehold/Rt. 133 By-Pass) and follow signs leading to Rt. 133. Take Rt. 133 all the way to the end of the highway, bear right, and exit onto Rt. 571 (Princeton-Hightstown Road), following the sign that leads to Princeton. Go through six stoplights and at the seventh stoplight, turn left onto Alexander Road (between Mobil and Shell gas stations). Bear left at the "Y" intersection and turn right at the top of the hill. Cross over the bridge, go through the first light, and turn right at the second driveway into Alexander Park complex and continue to building 600. The building will be on your left and the parking area on your right.

From the northwest, take Route 22 east until it crosses into New Jersey and becomes I-78 east. Continue east to exit 17 (marked Flemington) and go south on Route 31 to I-95 north. Take I-95 north to the Route U.S. 1 north exit (exit 67). Proceed approximately 4 miles to the Alexander Road/Princeton—Princeton Junction exit. *Make a right turn at the light at the end of the exit ramp. Go through two more traffic lights and look for the entrance to Alexander Park on your left (about .3 mile past last light). Make left into Alexander Park complex and continue to building 600. The building will be on your left and the parking area on your right.

From Philadelphia and points south, go north on I-95 into New Jersey. (From the Pennsylvania Turnpike, exit at U.S. Route 1 north. Proceed 6 ½ miles and follow the sign for Yardley and I-95 north.) Proceed to the U.S. Route 1 north exit (exit 67). Travel north on Route 1 to the Alexander Road/Princeton—Princeton Junction exit. Make a right turn at the light at the end of the exit ramp. Go through two more traffic lights and look for the entrance to Alexander Park on your left (about .3 mile past last light). Make left into Alexander Park complex and continue to building 600. The building will be on your left and the parking area on your right.

From Northern New Jersey on Route 1 south, go to the Alexander Road, East, Princeton Junction exit which places you on Alexander Road. Go through three traffic lights and look for the entrance to Alexander Park on your left (about .3 mile after last light). Make left into Alexander Park complex and continue to building 600. The building will be on your left and the parking area on your right.

From Nassau Street in Princeton (Route 27), take Washington Road (Rts. 571/526) to Route 1. Make a right onto Route 1 South and proceed to the Alexander Road, East, Princeton Junction exit which places you on Alexander Road. Go through three traffic lights and look for the entrance to Alexander Park on your left (about .3 mile after last light). Make left into Alexander Park complex and continue to building 600. The building will be on your left and the parking area on your right.

Survey Operations Center. Follow the appropriate directions by car above to U.S. Route 1. If you are traveling north or south on Route 1, proceed to the Alexander Road/Princeton Junction exit. Go through two traffic lights (if coming from Route 1 north, make right at first light, if traveling south on Route 1, go straight at light) and look for the entrance to 707 Alexander Road on your left (about .3 mile past last light). Make left into the 707 Alexander Road complex and continue to building 3. The main entrance to Suite 304 in on the leftmost side of building 3. There is parking in the lot in front of the building.

ANN ARBOR OFFICE

220 East Huron Street, Suite 300
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1912
(734) 794-1120

On arrival, visitors should take the elevator to the 3rd floor.

By Plane. Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) is the closest and most convenient airport. From there, it is easiest to reach the office by taxi or shuttle van service (advance reservations recommended).

From Detroit Metro Airport by Car. The Ann Arbor Area Convention and Visitors Bureau provides a list of taxi and shuttle services available from the airport to the Ann Arbor area. The downtown Ann Arbor area is completely accessible on foot.  If you stay at a hotel on campus, you can easily reach our office and all amenities on foot.  If you choose to stay closer to the highways, you might consider a rental car from the airport. 

Driving from the Airport to the Ann Arbor office:  Also, see Map

Head southwest 0.4 miles. Continue straight onto Worldgateway Place 0.1 miles. Slight left toward John D. Dingell Drive 0.2 miles (signs for exit to Eureka Rd/I-275). Slight right at John D. Dingell Drive 0.5 miles. Take the Eureka Road W ramp to I-275 0.3 miles. Merge onto Eureka Road 0.9 miles. Turn right to merge onto I-275 N toward Flint 2.0 miles. Take exit 17 to merge onto I-94 W 15.0 miles. Take exit 180B to merge onto I-94-BR N/US-23 N toward Ann Arbor and continue to follow US-23 N 2.4 miles. Take exit 37B for I-94-BR/US-23-BR toward Ann Arbor 0.2 miles. Merge onto I-94 BUS N/US-23 BUS N/Washtenaw Ave. Continue to follow !-94 N/US-23 BUS N 4.1 miles, Destination will be on the left 220 East Huron Street.

CAMBRIDGE OFFICE

955 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 801
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 491-7900

On arrival, visitors should take the elevator to the 8th floor reception area.

By Plane. Logan Airport is the closest and most convenient airport. From there, it is probably easiest to reach the office by taxi or Back Bay Coach (shuttle van service--advance reservations recommended). The office is also accessible by subway: When you arrive at Logan Airport, exit your terminal at the ground transportation area. Take the Silver Line to South Station. Then follow the directions below for traveling by subway.

By Train. From New York, Philadelphia, Newark, and other stations along the main north-south line of Amtrak, take any train scheduled to stop at South Station in Boston. From there take the Red Line of the subway five stops to the Central Square station. Then follow the subway directions below.

By Subway. At South Station, change to the Red Line toward Alewife/Harvard Square. Go four stops to Central Square. The office is about 1/4 mile from the Central Square stop on the Red Line (see map below). Exit Central Square Station via the Massachusetts Ave. exit. When you exit the station, you will see the intersection of Prospect Street and Massachusetts Avenue. Cross the intersection toward the Leaders Bank (keeping the bank on your right). You will also pass a Bank of America and the Cambridge City Hall. The address numbers will be increasing. The office, at 955 Massachusetts Avenue, is a dark glass building on the right side of the street. Proceed to the eighth floor and turn to the left as you get off the elevator.

There is also bus service from Central Square to the front of the Cambridge office. Take the #1 Bus Harvard/Holyoke Gate Dudley Station via Mass Ave. Click here for subway/bus/train system schedules, maps, and other information.

Map for walking from subway station:

Map of walk to Cambridge office

From Logan Airport by Car. Because of ongoing construction, visitors should rely on taxi, public transportation, or limousine service. The following link has updates regarding Logan Airport and the ongoing changes to our highway system: http://www.massport.com/logan/.

Boston Limousine Service provides a diverse fleet of sedans, vans, limos, and buses. It has a convenient location, just five minutes from the airport.

Logan Airport Transportation provides transportation to and from Boston Logan airport, or to any destination in the greater Boston area.

CHICAGO OFFICE

111 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 920
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 994-1002

On arrival, visitors should stop at the security desk, show identification, and then take the elevator to the 9th floor.

By Plane. From O'Hare International Airport, take Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) east to Ohio Street exit. Proceed on Ohio to State Street and turn right. Turn left at Wacker Drive. 111 East Wacker Drive will be down approximately two blocks on the right.

From Midway Airport, take Cicero Avenue north to Stevenson Expressway (I-55) north. Exit at Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/94) west. Exit at Washington Street and proceed east to Michigan Avenue. Turn left and proceed north to Wacker Drive and turn right. 111 East Wacker Drive is one block on the right.

OAKLAND OFFICE

505 14th Street, Suite 800
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 830-3700

On arrival, visitors should take the elevator to the 8th floor.

By Plane. From the Oakland Airport, take the AirBART bus from the Oakland Airport to the Oakland Coliseum/Airport station. Board the Richmond train to 12th Street Oakland City Center station.

From the San Francisco Airport, walk or take AirTrain to the BART station in the airport. Board the Pittsburg/Bay Point bound train to 12th Street Oakland City Center station. BART maps and schedules  

By Train. Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) is the Bay Area's public transit system of high-speed electric trains, which connects Contra Costa, Alameda, and San Francisco counties. It is the best way to travel to the Oakland office from either Oakland or San Francisco airports. The 12th Street/City Center BART station in downtown Oakland is located adjacent to City Center. After disembarking from the train, exit the station via the 13th Street exit. This exit opens onto the City Center Lower Plaza. From this entrance, follow the directional arrows to 505 14th Street.

By Car. From the San Francisco Airport take 101N to San Francisco. Continue on I-80E. Take the Highway 580E exit toward State Highway 24/Hayward-Stockton. Take the Downtown Oakland exit onto Highway 980W. Continue to the 18th Street exit toward 14th Street. Merge onto Brush Street and turn left at 14th Street.

From the Oakland Airport, head southeast on Airport Drive and continue on 98th Avenue. Merge onto I-880 North and take a slight right at I-980E. Take exit 1A for 11th Street toward 14th Street. Merge onto Castro Street and turn right at 14th Street.

Parking. City Center Garage located beneath City Center, accessed via entrances on 14th Street between 1300 Clay Street and 505 14th Street buildings, or via 11th Street just past Clay Street, (510) 834-8282.

WASHINGTON OFFICE
1100 1st Street, NE, 12th Floor
Washington, DC 20002-4221
(202) 484-9220

On arrival, visitors should enter the first-floor lobby, where the receptionist will notify their host.

By Plane. National Airport is the closest and most convenient airport. From there, take the Yellow Line to Gallery Place/Chinatown and follow the directions below for traveling by Metro. From Dulles International Airport, the Washington Flyer provides shuttle service to the East Falls Church Metro station. From there, take the Orange Line to Metro Center and follow the directions below for traveling by Metro. In addition, rental cars and taxis are available to travel to Mathematica from these airports.

By Train. From New York, Newark, Philadelphia and other stations along the main north-south line of Amtrak, take any train scheduled to stop at Union Station. From there it is only a short walk or taxi ride to Mathematica. From Union Station, follow the exit signs for 1st St., NE. Exit onto 1st St. and head north five blocks. Mathematica is on the left side, on the corner of L St.

By Metro. Take the Red Line to Union Station and follow the exit signs for 1st St., NE. Exit onto 1st St. and head north five blocks. Mathematica is on the left side, on the corner of L St. You can also exit the Red Line at the NoMa-Gallaudet University Metro station, M Street exit. Mathematica is on the corner of L St. and 1st St, NE.

By Car. From the north, take I-95 south to the Baltimore Washington Parkway to the New York Ave. exit. Proceed to Florida Ave., NE, and turn right. Take the first left onto 1st St., NE. Mathematica is on the right.

From the south, take I-95 north to I-395 north. Take exit 6 for I-395 north toward D St., NW/U.S. Senate/C St., SW/U.S. Capitol the House. Keep right at the fork. Turn right onto New York Ave., NW. Turn right onto 1st St., NE.

From the east, take Route 50 west toward Washington/I-97/Baltimore. Turn right onto Florida Ave., NE. Take the first left onto 1st St., NE.

From the west, take I-66 east to Independence Ave. Continue straight onto Rock Creek and Potomac Pkwy., NW, and then onto Ohio Dr., SW. Make a slight right onto Maine Ave., SW, and take the I-395 N/Southwest Freeway ramp on the left to South Capitol St. Merge onto I-395 north; take exit 6 for I-395 north toward D St., NW/U.S. Senate/C St., SW/U.S. Capitol the House. Keep right at the fork and then turn right onto New York Ave., NW. Turn right onto 1st St., NE.

Parking is available in the building parking garage or on the street, but there are many restrictions. Once you are in the building, the receptionist on the first floor will call your host.