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Directions to Capcon
1990 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
From Richmond – AMTRAK 800.872.7245
From Baltimore – MARC 800.325.7245 and AMTRAK 800.872.7245
Upon arriving at Union Station in Washington, take the Metro Red line (see the Red line directions.)
Three Metro lines service the Capcon location. (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.)
- Red line: Go to the Dupont Circle Metro station and take the South exit. Walk south on 19th Street two blocks. Turn right at M Street. Capcon is located on the left (south) side of M Street, close to the intersection of 20th and M Street.
- Blue and Orange lines: Go to the Farragut West Metro station. Walk west on I (Eye) Street to 19th Street. Turn right and walk north three blocks. Turn left onto M Street. Capcon is located on the left (south) side of M Street, close to the intersection of 20th and M Streets.
Capcon's training classrooms are conveniently located at 1990 M Street NW, Suite 200, in Washington, DC (between 19th and 20th Streets). There are several parking garages within easy walking distance.
From your starting point: Driving Directions and Map.
Take I-95 N to I-395 N exit (exit 170a on the left) toward Washington. Merge onto I-395 N. Stay to the left and follow U.S. Route 1 N. Stay straight to go onto 14th Street NW. At Thomas Circle, go three-quarters around the circle and turn onto M Street. Capcon is located on the left (south) side of M Street, close to the intersection of 20th and M Street.
Take I-95 S. Take the Baltimore-Washington Parkway (exit 22B) toward Washington. Merge onto U.S. Route 50 W. Make a slight right onto L Street, NW. Turn slight right onto Massachusetts Avenue NW. Enter Thomas Circle and go half way around the circle. Turn right on M Street. Capcon is located on the left (south) side of M Street, close to the intersection of 20th and M Street.
Take U.S. Route 50 W. Turn slight right onto L Street NW. Turn slight right on Massachusetts Avenue NW. Enter Thomas Circle and go half way around the circle. Turn right on M Street. Capcon is located on the left (south) side of M Street, close to the intersection of 20th and M Street.
There are several public parking lots in easy distance, including Kinney Garage, 1990 M Street NW (entrance to garage is on 20th Street close to intersection of 20th and M Streets).
Wheeled access to be determined.
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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 https://www.wmata.com/service/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 https://www.wmata.com/service/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.