Our Address

The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies
Ballston Metro Center Office Towers
901 North Stuart Street, Suite 1200
Arlington, VA 22203
Tel 703.525.0770

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Directions by Metro (Public Transit)

The Potomac Institute is easily accessible by metro via the orange line at the Ballston station. At the top of the escalator at street level, enter the Ballston Metro Center Office Tower directly in front of you (doors next to Tivoli's) and turn right. After checking in at the security desk, take the elevators in the office building lobby to Suite 1200.

For door-to-door Metro directions, click here. Simply enter “901 N Stuart Street” as the destination address

 

Directions by Car

Need to park?

Use the Hilton Parking Garage, located at 950 N Stafford Street (click here for directions). Once you've parked, take the elevators to the lobby level, exit away from the Hilton entrance and enter the Ballston Metro Center Office Tower directly in front of you. Take the office building elevators in the office building lobby to Suite 1200.

Metered parking is also available on the surrounding streets, but is very limited.

Using Major Freeways

The Institute is located approximately three miles from downtown Washington, D.C. and situated near several Washington major highways including Interstates 66, 95, 395, US 1, 29, 50, and the George Washington Memorial Parkway. [Please note that weekdays, I-66 inside the Beltway is limited to a minimum of two (2) passengers for eastbound traffic from 6:30-9 a.m. and for westbound traffic from 4-6:30 p.m. (unless you are going to/from Dulles Airport).]

Directions from National Airport (6 miles, approximately 15-20 minutes)

Please note that weekdays, I-66 inside the Beltway is limited to a minimum of two (2) passengers (HOV restriction) for westbound traffic from 4-6:30 p.m. Plan an alternate route during these times. Stay in left lane when exiting the airport terminal area.

  1. Exit left following routing to Alexandria/Crystal City/Route 1 and I-66.
  2. Remain in left lanes following signs to Alexandria/Crystal City/Route 1 and I-66; do not follow routing to Washington, D.C. Follow signs to Alexandria, Route 1 south (Jefferson Davis Highway).
  3. Turn right at second signal, on Rt. 120, S. Glebe Road.
  4. Remain on Glebe Road for approximately 5 miles, passing under Rt.395 and subsequently passing by Ballston Common Shopping Center.
  5. Turn right on Wilson Blvd. after passing Ballston Commons.\
  6. Turn left on N. Stuart Drive.
  7. Turn right on 9th Street.
  8. Turn left on N. Stafford Street, and pull into the Hilton Parking Garage.

Directions from Dulles Airport (21 miles, approximately 25-30 minutes)

Please note that weekdays, I-66 inside the Beltway is limited to a minimum of two (2) passengers (HOV restriction) for eastbound traffic from 6:30-9 a.m. and for westbound traffic it is HOV restricted from 4-6:30 p.m. Ticketed passengers to/from Dulles Airport are exempt from the HOV restriction.

  1. Stay left on exiting airport area and join Dulles Access Rd.
  2. Follow signs routing to I-66 East and 495.
  3. Continue to follow signs to I-66 East where the Access Road joins I-66 East for approximately 17 miles after leaving the airport.
  4. Exit at Glebe Road.
  5. Turn left at the end of off-ramp onto Glebe Road.
  6. Turn left on Fairfax Drive.
  7. Turn right on Stafford St (at IHOP)
  8. Pull into the Hilton Parking Garage.

Directions from Union Station & Downtown DC (8 miles, approximately 15 minutes)

  1. Exiting Union Station follow Louisiana Ave, NW proceeding south to Constitution Ave.
  2. Turn right on Constitution Ave to signs to Route 66 West, crossing the Teddy Roosevelt Bridge and staying in the left lane.
  3. Exit I-66 West at Glebe Road (Approximately 2 miles).
  4. Turn left at the end of off-ramp onto Glebe Road.
  5. Turn left on Fairfax Drive.
  6. Turn right on Stafford St (at IHOP)
  7. Pull into the Hilton Parking Garage.

 

Area Hotel Information

Hilton Arlington (connected to the Ballston Metro Center Office Tower)
950 North Stafford Street, Arlington, Virginia 22203
Tel 703-528-6000, Toll Free 1-800-774-1500

Westin Arlington Gateway
801 North Glebe Road, Arlington, Virginia, 22203
Tel 703-717-6200, Toll Free 1-800-937-8461

Holiday Inn Arlington at Ballston
4610 N. Fairfax Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22203
Tel 703-243-9800, Toll Free 1-800-465-4329

Comfort Inn Ballston
1211 N. Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22201
Tel 703-247-3399, Toll Free 1-800-228-5150

Address

The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies
Ballston Metro Center Office Towers
901 North Stuart Street, Suite 200
Arlington, VA 22203
Tel 703.525.0770

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Our Mission

The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies is an independent, 501(c)(3), not-for-profit public policy research institute. The Institute identifies and aggressively shepherds discussion on key science and technology issues facing our society. From these discussions and forums, we develop meaningful science and technology policy options and ensure their implementation at the intersection of business and government.

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