|National Center for Smart Growth Research & Education
1112 Preinkert Field House (Building 054)
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: (301) 405-6788
Fax: (301) 314-5639
Directions to the University of Maryland National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education
Traveling from . . .
- New Carrollton Station
- BWI Airport
- Washington, DC / Reagan National Airport
- Points North and South
- Knox Road (from Route 1)
From New Carrollton Station
Travel West on Rt. 50. Take the first exit (410 West/Riverdale Rd.). Go past the Baltimore-Washington Parkway and Route 201 until you see Route 1 (Rhode Island Avenue). Take Route 1 North to College Park. Continue on Route 1 and turn left on Knox Road. Follow directions below from Knox Road.
From BWI Airport
Take 95 West to 295 South (Baltimore-Washington Parkway). Cross the Capitol Beltway (495) and proceed to Route 410 (Riverdale Road). Go West on 410 to Route 1 North to College Park. Continue on Route 1 and turn left on Knox Road. Follow directions below from Knox Road.
From Washington DC / Reagan National Airport
Take the 14th Street Bridge into Washington, DC, continuing north on 14th Street to Rhode Island Avenue (Route 1) north to College Park. Follow the directions below from Knox Road.
From Points North and South
From points North and South: Take Interstate 95 to the Capitol Beltway (95/495) to Maryland Exit 25 (Route 1, College Park). Head south on Route 1 and turn right on Knox Road (approximately 0.6 miles past the University's main entrance). Follow the directions immediately below to get to Preinkert Field House. Please note that southbound traffic on Route 1 towards the campus is extremely heavy during morning rush hour.
From Knox Road
Proceed 0.3 miles on Knox Road, turn right on Mowatt Lane, then take the first right onto Preinkert Drive. On the left will be a parking garage. Visitor parking is on the top level of the parking garage or in the surface lot just beyond the garage on the left (north of the garage). When you leave the garage (or surface lot), you will see a chain link fence around a building under construction. Walk to the left of the construction, along the fence and up the hill directly to Preinkert Field House. Follow the service road to an entrance at the top of a set of black metal stairs (they are now hidden behind a small service building). Once inside, turn left and you will see the National Center for Smart Growth offices at the end of the hall, Suite 1112.