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American Geophysical Union (AGU) Conference Center

2000 Florida Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20009

Parking | Metro Access
Parking near the AGU Conference Center ranges from $13 - $20 per day. The most convenient parking garage near AGU Conference Center is located at the Universal Building on 1825 Connecticut Avenue and accessible from two points:

  1. Universal North, accessed from 2012 T Street, NW, across from the side entrance of the Washington Hilton
  2. Universal South, accessed from Florida Avenue, NW, across from the front entrance of AGU.

There is also a small PMI garage with limited space around the corner from AGU, at 2001 S Street. There is street parking available for those who are resourceful; most spots are metered and/or have residential restrictions. See map

The Dupont Circle Metro Station (Red Line) is the closest Metro Station to AGU Conference Center, located approximately three blocks north (~6-minute walk).
We encourage you to bring your lunch, grab takeout from a nearby restaurant, or order ahead through an app, and join us in one of AGU's common areas for the chance to socialize with colleagues. Various seating is available on the main floor and lower level lobbies, as well as on AGU's beautiful rooftop!

Nearby Restaurants
  • Alero Restaurant (Mexican)
  • Banana Leaves Asian Restaurant & Sushi Bar (Asian)
  • Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant (Italian)
  • City Lights of China (Chinese)
  • Dawson's Market (Varied)
  • Flippin' Pizza (Pizza)
  • La Tomate (Italian)
  • Mi Casa (Mexican)
  • Sette Osteria (Italian)
  • Soho Cafe & Market (Café)
  • Teaism Dupont Circle (Asian)
  • Thai Chef Street Food (Thai)
  • Thaiphoon (Thai)
  • Zeleno (Café)
  • Zorba's Café (Greek)
  • Café Integral
  • Dolcezza Gelato and Coffee
  • Emissary
  • Firehook Bakery
A courtesy block of sleeping rooms has been reserved at Washington Hilton located at 1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. The Washington Hilton is approximately a 5-minute walk to the AGU Conference Center. The group room rate at the Washington Hilton is $169.00 plus tax, which is below the current government per diem. A daily mandatory destination charge of $20 will be added to the room rate. The charge covers guest internet access (up to 3 devices), a daily $20 food and beverage credit, and a Lyft bicycle ride. Rooms are available Sunday, September 25 through Tuesday night, September 27, 2022.

Hotel reservations can be made by using the following reservation link:

This is a courtesy block of rooms held by Washington Hilton, so please reserve your room as soon as possible. The block will be available for booking until September 4, 2022, 5:00 p.m. ET, or until rooms at this rate are no longer available. We encourage you to contact the hotel as soon as possible to make your reservation.
Rooms canceled for any reason less than three business days in advance will incur a cancellation fee equal to one night's room rate plus applicable tax.

The hotel will add an early checkout fee for early departures (currently, one night's room and tax). To avoid an early checkout fee, you should inform the hotel at or before check-in of any changes in your planned length of stay. The hotel check-in time is 4:00 p.m. ET and check-out time is 11:00 a.m. ET.

If you need additional assistance with reservations, please contact the hotel directly at 202-483-3000 and refer to the Carbon Monitoring System (CMS) Science Team Meeting room block.
Self-parking is available at the hotel for overnight guests. The cost for self-parking is $54.00.
The metro is accessible from Ronald Regan National Airport to the Washington Hilton by taking the Red Line to Dupont Circle Metro Station.

You may utilize the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) online trip planner for assistance with planning your trip by clicking on the following link Trip Planner | WMATA.
Three airports are located in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area:
  • Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) ~6 miles
  • Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) ~27 miles
  • Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI) ~33 miles
There are several transportation options available to and from each airport including taxis, app-based rides (Lyft and Uber), and rental cars to meet your travel needs.

Taxi Service
  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport taxi service is on a first-come, first-served basis. Taxi drivers are licensed, obtain safety inspections, and have received customer service training. Estimated taxi cost to the meeting venue is approximately $30 one way. For more information click here.
  • Washington Flyer taxi service offers transportation services from Washington Dulles International Airport exclusively with 24-hour service to and from the airport. Estimated taxi cost to the meeting venue is approximately $70 one way. For more information click here.
  • BWI Airport Taxi offers taxi transportation services from the Baltimore Washington International Airport and has taxicabs stationed at the airport 24-hours a day ready to serve your transportation needs. Estimated taxi cost to the meeting venue is approximately $80-$90 one way. For more information click here.
App-Based Ride Service
  • Ronald Reagan National Airport app-based rides with Lyft and Uber are approximately $20-$27 one way. Use your smartphone to select the pickup zone and coordinate directly with the driver. Green flags located outside on the outer terminal curb designate the appropriate pick-up loading zones. For more details on Ronald Reagan National Airport Ride App information, click here.
  • Baltimore Washington International Airport app-based rides with Lyft or Uber are approximately $70 one way. Pickup and drop off areas for Uber and Lyft are located at the terminal curbs on the Departures/Ticketing Level of all terminals. For more details on BWI Airport Ride App information, click here.
  • Dulles International Airport app-based rides with Lyft and Uber cost approximately $48-$54 one way. A dedicated pick-up curb for Uber and Lyft is located on the ground level outside of Baggage Claim. The area is accessible via doors 2, 4, or 6. For more details on Dulles Airport Ride App information, click here.
Helpful Lyft and Uber Ride Tips:
  • Wait to request your ride until after you have claimed your luggage at the baggage claim, or you have arrived on the ground level.
  • Ride app drivers should not solicit customers and payment is made through the mobile app.
  • Verify that the license plate, car make and model, and driver's name match what is in the app before you get into the vehicle.
  • Verify that the driver has the correct address for your destination. The Washington Hilton's address is 1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20009 and the meeting venue's address (AGU Conference Center) is 2000 Florida Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20009.
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