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Directions to Society for Technical Communication Arlington Headquarters [Obsolete]

photo of the STC HQ building

Location:

STC Headquarters
901 North Stuart Street
Suite 904
Arlington VA  22203-1822
Phone: 703-522-4114
Fax: 703-522-2075map showing locations of the Metro and STC HQ

By Metro:

Take the Orange line to the Ballston-MU Metro station, which is located at the SE and NW corners of Fairfax Drive and North Stuart Streets (there is only one exit from this stop). Take the escalators to the street level and enter the Ballston Metro Center Office Tower directly in front of you (doors between Ruby Tuesday's and Tivoli's). Once in the lobby, bear to the right for 20 steps, then turn right through the glass doors to the 901 N. Stuart Street Office building elevators. Take the elevator to the 9th floor. (For all Metro stations, see the Metrorail Stations page. For a map of the station and surrounding neighborhood, click on the PDF in the Entrances / Evacuation Maps box. For the full Metro system of lines, see the Metrorail map.)

By Car:

Note: HOV = High Occupancy Vehicles for 2 or 3 passengers (depending on where you are traveling from). Traveling in active HOV lanes with fewer passengers is a fine up to $500.00.

STC HQ map street level HOV for I-66 East is active for all lanes from 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., and for all lanes on I-66 West from 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, two (2) or more occupants are required.

HOV lanes on I-95 / 395 N require three (3) occupants between 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and between 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

From Washington, DC:
Cross the Theodore Roosevelt Bridge and take I-66 West to Exit 71 (Glebe Road). Turn left onto Glebe Road. At the third traffic light, turn left onto Fairfax Drive. Follow Fairfax Drive to the second traffic light (Stafford Street). Turn right onto Stafford Street where the Hilton Hotel and Standard Parking garage are on your right. (Street parking meters and other underground pay parking lots are also available in the area.) From the parking garage, take the elevator to the Lobby. Walk across the foyer area to the Office Building elevators. Take the elevator to the 9th floor.

From the North—Baltimore, Bethesda/Silver Spring (Non-HOV):
Take I-95 to the Beltway (I-495) toward Silver Spring/Northern Virginia. Follow I-495 to Route 50 (Arlington Boulevard) and go towards Washington. Proceed on Route 50 and turn left onto Glebe Road (Route 120 North). Follow Glebe Road north for approximately ¾ mile until you intersect with Fairfax drive. Turn right onto Fairfax Drive and go to the second traffic light (Stafford Street). Turn right onto Stafford Street where the Hilton Hotel and Standard parking garage are on your right. From the parking garage, take the elevator to the Lobby. Walk across the foyer area to the Office Building elevators. Take the elevator to the 9th floor.

Alternate Route Coming from the North (Non-HOV):
Take the George Washington Parkway to the Key Bridge Exit (Rosslyn). Follow signs to I-66 West and continue on I-66 West to Exit 71 (Fairfax Drive / Glebe Road). Get off at Exit 71 and proceed straight on Fairfax Drive to the fourth traffic light (Stafford Street). Turn right onto Stafford Street where the Hilton Hotel and Standard Parking garage are on your right. From the parking garage, take the elevator to the Lobby. Walk across the foyer area to the Office Building elevators. Take the elevator to the 9th floor.

From the North—Baltimore, Bethesda/Silver Spring (HOV):
Take I-95 to the Beltway (I-495) toward Silver Spring/Northern Virginia. Follow signs to I-66 East (a left-side exit) and continue on I-66 East to Exit 71 (Fairfax Drive / Glebe Road). Get off at Exit 71 and proceed straight on Fairfax Drive to the fourth traffic light (Stafford Street). Turn right onto Stafford Street where the Hilton Hotel and Standard Parking garage are on your right. From the parking garage, take the elevator to the Lobby. Walk across the foyer area to the Office Building elevators. Take the elevator to the 9th floor.

From the South:
Take I-95 North to I-395 North. Follow I-395 North to exit 7B (Glebe Road / Route 120 North). Proceed North on Glebe Road for 3.3 miles, until you intersect with Fairfax Drive. Turn right onto Fairfax Drive. Follow Fairfax Drive to the second traffic light (Stafford Street). Turn right onto Stafford Street where the Hilton Hotel and Standard Parking garage are on your right. (Street parking meters and other underground pay parking lots are also available in the area.) From the parking garage, take the elevator to the Lobby. Walk across the foyer area to the Office Building elevators. Take the elevator to the 9th floor.

From the West:
Take I-66 East to exit 71 (Fairfax Drive/Glebe Road). Get off at Exit 71 and proceed straight on Fairfax Drive to the fourth traffic light (Stafford Street). Turn right onto Stafford Street where the Hilton Hotel and Standard Parking garage are on your right. From the parking garage, take the elevator to the Lobby. Walk across the foyer area to the Office Building elevators. Take the elevator to the 9th floor.

From the East:
Take I-66 West to Exit 71 (Fairfax Drive / Glebe Road). Get off at Exit 71 and proceed straight on Fairfax Drive to the fourth traffic light (Stafford Street). Turn right onto Stafford Street where the Hilton Hotel and Standard Parking garage are on your right. From the parking garage, take the elevator to the Lobby. Walk across the foyer area to the Office Building elevators. Take the elevator to the 9th floor.

From the Dulles Airport:
Take the Dulles Access Road and follow signs for I-66 East. Proceed on I-66 East to Exit 71 (Fairfax Drive / Glebe Road). Get off at Exit 71 and proceed straight on Fairfax Drive to the fourth traffic light (Stafford Street). Turn right onto Stafford Street where the Hilton Hotel and Standard Parking garage are on your right. From the parking garage, take the elevator to the Lobby. Walk across the foyer area to the Office Building elevators. Take the elevator to the 9th floor.

From the National Airport:
Follow signs for I-66. Take I-66 West to Exit 71 (Glebe Road). Turn left onto Glebe Road and go to the third light (Fairfax Drive). Turn left onto Fairfax Drive and go to the second traffic light (Stafford Street). Turn right onto Stafford Street where the Hilton Hotel and Standard Parking garage are on your right. From the parking garage, take the elevator to the Lobby. Walk across the foyer area to the Office Building elevators. Take the elevator to the 9th floor.

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Parking

Parking is directly below the building. Enter the garage from Stafford Street. All day garage parking below the Arlington Hilton Hotel is approximately $8.00 (before 8 a.m. $6.00). Street parking meters and other underground pay parking lots are also available in the area. Additional parking is also available located under the National Science Foundation (NSF) directly south of 901 N. Stuart and also at the Ballston Commons Mall, which is approximately 1 block south of 901 N. Stuart. There is an enclosed walkway on the 2nd floor from the mall to the NSF and from the NSF to the 901 N. Stuart Office Building. After entering the Stuart Street Office Building, you are now on the mezzanine level of the Building. Proceed down the corridor, and make a left just before you get to the set of escalators. Follow that corridor to the set of double glass doors located to your left. Proceed through those doors to the elevators. You are on "Level M". Go to the 9th floor.

Accessibility

Wheeled access to be determined. From the Metro, the elevator (handicapped access) is at N. Fairfax Dr., between N. Stuart Street and N. Taylor Street.


Traffic Conditions and Street Closings

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Riding Metro to the Event

(For all Metro stations, see the Metrorail Stations page. For a map of the station and surrounding neighborhood, click on the PDF in the Entrances / Evacuation Maps box. For the full Metro system of lines, see the Metrorail map.)

To plan your metro ride, use the Metro Trip Planner at http://www.wmata.com/rider_tools/tripplanner/tripplanner_form_solo.cfm. The Trip Planner will give you an idea of the travel time and fees from your Metro station to the station near the event.

Metro Accessibility Frequently Asked Questions are at http://www.wmata.com/accessibility/faq.cfm. See also the Metro Accessibility information.

Parking in Metro lots

A SmarTrip card is the only form of payment accepted at Metro-operated parking lots. For more information about Metro parking and lot operating hours, see Parking at Metrorail Stations.

Where to Buy a SmarTrip Card

You may purchase SmarTrip cards online from the Metro Store. (Note: The Metro Store page is on a very slow server so it may take a while for the page to load.)

Standard SmarTrip Farecard

A renewable SmarTrip farecard purchased online has a $20 fare value already on it. The cost for the renewable card is $5. The total charge for this card is $25 online.

Senior and Disabled SmarTrip Farecard

In order to purchase a discounted farecard, Senior citizens (65 and older) and persons with disabilities must have proof of age or a valid Metro Disability ID Card. For information on how to apply, see http://www.wmata.com/accessibility/metroaccess_eligibility.cfm. Senior citizens 65 years or older with a disability and Medicare card holders with a valid photo ID are not required to apply for the Metro Disability ID card, but may purchase fare by showing proof of age at any Metro Sales location, many public libraries in the District of Columbia, Montgomery County, and Prince George's County, and retail outlets. Applications for the free WMATA Disabled ID card are available from the Office of ADA Programs at 600 Fifth Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001 or by calling 202-962-1245 or TTY 202-628-8973 or calling 202-962-1558 or TTY 202-962-2033 and requesting an application be mailed to you. A renewable SmarTrip farecard for senior (65 and older) and disabled riders purchased online has a $10 fare value already on it. The cost for the renewable card is $5. The total charge for this card is $15 online.

SmarTrip cards may also be purchased from vending machines in Metro stations but come with a lower initial fare value: $5 for the card with a $5 fare value for a total of $10 for the standard farecard. A separate vending machine allows you to add fare value up to $300 to the card.

For more information about purchasing SmarTrip cards, see Metro Passes, Fares, SmarTrip Cards, and Tokens.

Last modified Thursday, 29-Oct-2015