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A consortium of researchers dedicated to improving the understanding of the human causes and consequences of terrorism

Directions


Directions

Address:
National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)
8400 Baltimore Ave, Suite 250
College Park, MD  20740

Phone:
(301) 405-6600

Parking:
All visitors are encouraged to park in the paid public parking lot next to START, located at 8320 Baltimore Ave, or a nearby campus lot, which can be found on the UMD map at http://terpnav.cs.umd.edu/map/.

E-mail:
infostart@start.umd.edu


START is located in offices on the second floor of the University of Maryland’s Route 1 Annex, adjacent to campus at 8400 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 250.

  • Nearest Metro stop: College Park Metro (from the Metro, you can take UMD Campus Shuttle 104 and get off at the Paint Branch/Baltimore Ave. stop)
  • Nearest UMD Campus Shuttle stops (Campus shuttles 114 or 132): The View or the Varsity
  • Nearest campus/student parking: UMD Energy Research Building.
  • Visitor Parking: Visitor parking onsite is extremely limited, therefore all visitors are encouraged to park in the paid public parking lot next to START, located at 8320 Baltimore Ave.

An interactive campus map and parking map is available via this link: http://terpnav.cs.umd.edu/map/; alternatively there is a static campus map available here http://www.umd.edu/CampusMaps/campus_maps.cfm.

From Baltimore and Points North

Recommended:

  1. Take I-95 South to the Capital Beltway (I-495)
  2. Take Exit 27 and then follow signs to Exit 25, "U.S. 1 South, College Park"
  3. Proceed approximately 2 miles on U.S. Route 1 South
  4. START office is located on the right at 8400 Baltimore Ave, Suite 250

Alternate:

  1. Take I-95 South to the Capital Beltway East (I-495)
  2. I-95 South will merge to the left, joining I-495
  3. Take Exit 23 "201 Kenilworth Avenue Bladensburg Greenbelt"
  4. Proceed South on 201 in the direction of "Greenbelt Road and Bladensburg"
  5. At 2nd light, turn right onto Paint Branch Parkway
  6. Proceed approximately 2 miles to intersection of U.S. Route 1
  7. Turn right at the intersection and go 1/2 mile on U.S. Route 1
  8. START office is located to the left at 8400 Baltimore Ave, Suite 250

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From Baltimore and Points North, or Washington, D.C. and points South, Via 295 (the Baltimore/Washington Parkway)

  1. Take 295 to its Northern intersection with the Capital Beltway (I-95/I-495)
  2. Exit at I-95 / I-495 North
  3. Stay in right lane
  4. Take Exit 23 "201 Kenilworth Avenue Bladensburg Greenbelt"
  5. Proceed South on 201 in the direction of "Greenbelt Road and Bladensburg"
  6. At 3rd light, turn right onto Paint Branch Parkway
  7. Proceed approximately two miles to U.S. Route 1
  8. Turn right at the intersection and go 1/2 mile U.S. Route 1
  9. START office is located to the left at 8400 Baltimore Ave, Suite 250

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From Virginia and Points South, Via MD Side of Capital Beltway (I-495)

  1. Take I-66 East or I-270 South to Capital Beltway (I-495)
  2. Go East on I-495 toward "Baltimore"
  3. Take Exit 25, "U.S. 1 South, College Park"
  4. Proceed approximately 1.5 miles on U.S. Route 1 South
  5. START office is located on the right at 8400 Baltimore Ave, Suite 250

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From Bowie, Annapolis, and Points East, Via U.S. 50 West

Recommended:

  1. Take U.S. 50 West to the Capital Beltway (I-495)
  2. Go North on I-95/I-495 toward Baltimore
  3. Take Exit 23 "201 Kenilworth Avenue Bladensburg Greenbelt"
  4. Proceed South on 201 in the direction of "Greenbelt Road and Bladensburg"
  5. At 3rd light, turn right onto Paint Branch Parkway
  6. Proceed approximately two miles to intersection of U.S. Route 1
  7. START office is located to the left at 8400 Baltimore Ave, Suite 250

Alternate:

  1. Take U.S. 50 West to the Capital Beltway (I-495)
  2. Go North on I-95/I-495 toward Baltimore
  3. Take Exit 25, "U.S. 1 South, College Park"
  4. Proceed approximately 1.5 miles on U.S. 1 South
  5. START office is located to the left at 8400 Baltimore Ave, Suite 250

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From Washington, D.C. (Northwest/Southwest) Via 16th Street NW and I-495

  1. Take 16th Street NW going north which becomes Georgia Avenue NW at the Maryland/D.C. line

  2. Merge onto the Capital Beltway (I-495) going east towards Baltimore

  3. Take exit 25B for U.S. 1/Baltimore Ave toward College Park going south

  4. Our office is located on the right at 8400 Baltimore Ave, Suite 250

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From Washington, D.C. (Northeast/Southeast), Via U.S. 1 North

  1. Take Rhode Island Ave. (U.S. 1 North)
  2. Rhode Island Ave. (U.S. 1 North) becomes Baltimore Ave. North at the Maryland/D.C. line
  3. Proceed through the city of College Park
  4. START is located on U.S 1 S at 8400 Baltimore Ave, Suite 250

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