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Washington, DC. Headquarters

1899 L Street, NW
11th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
Tel:  1.202.293.8020
Fax: 1.202.293.9287

Front desk hours:
8:30 am – 5:30 pm

New York City Office
(Operations)

25 West 43rd Street,
4th floor
New York, NY 10036
Tel: 1.212.642.4900
Fax: 1.212.398.0023

Front desk hours:
8:30 am – 5:00 pm


Primary Functions in this office include:
  • Office of the President and CEO
  • Conformity Assessment Programs
  • International Policy Programs
  • Regional Policy Programs
  • Government Affairs and Public Policy Programs

Primary Functions in this office include:
  • Administrative Operations
  • Membership Services
  • Publication Sales
  • Domestic Standards Facilitation Programs
  • International Standards Facilitation Programs

To the Washington, DC Headquarters

Planes

Ronald Reagan National Airport
National Airport is a primary arrival point for travelers coming to the Washington DC metropolitan area. There is a wide range of transportation services from National into Washington, but the most popular and economical include the Metro train, taxis or rental cars.

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority offers the following information about Transportation Options from National Airport.

SuperShuttle Service
Shared door to door service. SuperShuttle will pick you up and take you to your own home, business or hotel within the following sections of the Washington Metropolitan area: the District of Columbia; Montgomery and Prince George's Counties in Maryland; Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William Counties in Virginia; and the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Herdon, Manassas and Manassas Park in Virginia.

Washington Flyer Express Bus
Operated by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, the Washington Flyer Express Bus provides frequent inter-airport service between Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports, and provides transportation to downtown Washington, DC (Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth St. NW - corner of New York Ave. and 11th St., NW entrance), with courtesy shuttle service to the city's most popular hotels and Union Station (with connections to extensive train service (Amtrak)).

 

Taxi Information
Taxis are easy to find at the airport - the cost is approximately $15.00 from National Airport to ANSI’s Washington, DC headquarters. Dispatchers are available at the exits to assist passengers. Tipping for good service is customary.

Metrorail
The region's rapid transit system stops adjacent to Terminals B and C. Metrorail fare cards may be purchased from machines at either of two Farecard plazas located on Level 2 near pedestrian bridges that lead into and out of Terminals B and C. A third Farecard plaza for disabled and other passengers using elevators, is under the Metro platform, midway between the north and south mezzanines.

 Click here for a map of the Washington DC area Metro.

Metro Directions:

  • From Farragut North look for the Connecticut and L Street exit. Take a left onto L Street heading west and cross 18th Street. Cross to the other side of L Street - we're at 1899 L Street on the corner of L and 19th Streets (next door to M & T Bank).
  • From Farragut West look for the 18th Street exit. Continue straight along 18th Street off the escalator or elevator, cross K and L Streets. Turn left on L Street. Again, look for the M & T Bank.

 

Rental Cars:
Located in Parking Garage A, accessible via Courtesy Airport Shuttles. Hours: 6 a.m. - 11 p.m. daily. A listing of rental car companies at National Airport is available for your convenience.

Dulles International Airport
The Dulles Airport, located in Reston, Virginia about 25 miles from Washington DC, provides travelers with more options for getting into the area. Transportation from this airport is primarily provided by The Washington Flyer taxi service, which typically costs $25.00 and can be found by following the signs for ground transportation.

Washington Flyer Express Bus
Operated by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, the Washington Flyer Express Bus provides frequent inter-airport service between Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports, and provides transportation to downtown Washington, DC (Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth St. NW - corner of New York Ave. and 11th St., NW entrance), with courtesy shuttle service to the city's most popular hotels and Union Station (with connections to extensive train service (Amtrak)).

Rental Cars:
Information screens and courtesy telephones are located on the Lower Level of the Main Terminal in the Ground Transportation Centers. Rental car check-in facilities are open 24 hours a day; you may also view a list of car rental companies available at the airport. Rental car patrons are transported to the rental car agencies via shuttle buses. From Baggage Claim (lower) Level, go down any ramp, and proceed out the building to the second curbside.

 

Trains
Amtrack Rail Service via Washington’s Union Station:
50 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE, WASHINGTON, DC 20002 US
Ticket Sales, Quik-Trak Ticketing Machines, Checked Baggage, Full Accessibility*

Washington's Union Station, located in the heart of the city, is very convenient for travelers visiting ANSI. Either a taxi or the Metro is advised, as it quite a long walk to our office.

If taking the Metro, take the Red Line toward Shady Grove to the Farragut North station. From Farragut North look for the Connecticut and L Street exit. Take a left onto L Street heading west and cross 18th Street. Cross to the other side of L Street - we're at 1899 L Street on the corner of L and 19th Streets (next door to M & T Bank).

Automobiles
Although several car rental facilities are available on, or adjacent to, airport properties (with frequent courtesy shuttles to carry passengers to and from their cars), driving and parking in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area may prove difficult (and expensive) for ANSI visitors. For those that choose to drive, please see the following:

 

To the New York Office (Operations)

Planes

John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport
John F.Kennedy International Airport is a primary arrival point for international travelers coming to the New York City metropolitan area. There are a wide range of ground transportation services from JFK into Manhattan, including taxis, buses, shuttles, and limousines. Ground Transportation Information counters, located on the lower baggage claim level of all terminals, provide information and reservations for these travel options.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers the following information about Transportation Options from JFK:

Gray Line Air Shuttle
Door-to-door service from Battery Park to 125th Street, including all hotels (average fare is $14)

SuperShuttle Manhattan
Shared door to door service (average fare is $14.50 - $20)

Taxi Information
To Manhattan (Flat Fare)* $45 + Tolls

  • Tipping for good service is customary
  • There is a 50 cent surcharge for trips commencing between 8PM and 6AM (except to Manhattan)
  • One fare pays for all passengers to one destination
  • Four passengers is the limit for New York City cabs.
  • Meter must read $2.50 at the start of the trip (except to Manhattan)
  • Take Your Receipt

 

Public Transportation

LaGuardia Airport
LaGuardia Airport is a primary arrival point for domestic traveler coming to the New York City metropolitan area. LaGuardia's USAir terminal and the adjancent "Marine Air Terminal" are arrival and departure points for the Shuttles to and from Washington, DC and Boston. There are a wide range of ground transportation services from LaGuardia into Manhattan, including taxis, buses, shuttles, and limousines. Ground Transportation Information counters, located on the lower baggage claim level of all terminals, provide information and reservations for these travel options.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers the following information about Transportation Options   from LaGuardia:

SuperShuttle Manhattan
Shared door to door service (average fare is $13.50 - $16.50)

Taxi Information
Approximately $21-30 plus tolls.

  • Tipping for good service is customary
  • There is a 50 cent surcharge for trips commencing between 8PM and 6AM (except to Manhattan)
  • One fare pays for all passengers to one destination
  • Four passengers is the limit for New York City cabs.
  • Meter must read $2.50 at the start of the trip (except to Manhattan)
  • Take Your Receipt

 

Newark (New Jersey) Airport
Newark Airport, located in northern New Jersey, is also convenient to New York City and may be a hub for both domestic and international travelers to the New York City metropolitan area. In some cases, air travel to Newark may be less expensive than air travel to JFK or LaGuardia.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers the following information about Transportation Options  from Newark:

Olympia Airport Express
Bus or mini-bus service to various Manhattan locations (average fare is $11 to $14)

Taxi Information
Average fares from Newark International Airport to downtown and midtown (West side of 5th Avenue between 14th-185th Streets) Manhattan range from $45.00 to $55.00 determined by zone plus tolls. (For the east side of mid-Manhattan, additional charge $5.00). Tipping for good service is customary.

 

Air Train

Air Train NJ
AirTrain service is offered between Newark Liberty International Airport and Newark Penn Station in Newark, New Jersey. Connections can be made via New Jersey Transit rail service or PATH trains to Penn Station New York (34th street). AirTrain rides within the airport are free, all other destinations are $5 each way (additional transportation fares not included.)

Air Train NY
AirTrain service is offered between JFK International Airport and Jamaica and Howard Beach stations where connections via subway are available to New York City. AirTrain operates 24/7 and costs $5 each way (subway fares not included.)

 

Trains
Amtrak Rail Service via New York's Penn Station:
7TH AVE. & W. 32ND ST., NEW YORK, NY 10001 US
Ticket Sales, Quik-Trak Ticketing Machines, Checked Baggage, Full Accessibility

Door to Door Directions from ANSI to Penn Station:
Start out going Northwest on W 42nd street by
turning right.
0.3 miles
Turn LEFT onto BROADWAY. 0.2 miles
Turn RIGHT onto W 39th street. 0.1 miles
Turn LEFT onto 7th AVE/FASHION AVE. 0.3 miles
Total Distance 0.8 miles

Automobiles
Although several car rental facilities are available just off the JFK, LaGuardia and Newark airport properties (with frequent courtesy shuttles to carry passengers to and from their cars), driving and parking in New York may prove difficult (and expensive) for ANSI visitors. For those that choose to drive, please see the following:

 

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