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Transportation and Directions

ICERM is located at 121 South Main Street, Providence, RI 02903 (11th floor) For additional assistance please call +1 401.863.7696
For a PDF version of these directions click here

Please note: ICERM does not reimburse for rental cars. Reimbursement of ticket change expenses may not be allowed. Please see air travel details for other restrictions.

Getting Around Campus and Providence: The Brown University campus is remarkably walkable. The campus shuttle services are available to long-term visitors with a Brown ID card. The Rhode Island Public Transporation Authority (RIPTA) also has a bus system that runs from downtown Providence through the Brown campus, and beyond.

 

From TF Green and Points South From Boston and Points North From Points East
  • Take 95 North to exit 22A - Memorial Boulevard
  • At the 5th light, turn left
  • Proceed over Crawford Street Bridge which turns into South Water Street
  • Take first left onto Packett Street
  • Take next left onto South Main Street
  • Our parking garage is located on the left
  • Take 95 South to exit 22A - Memorial Boulevard
  • At the 5th light, turn leftv
  • Proceed over Crawford Street Bridge, turns into South Water Street
  • Take first left onto Packett Street
  • Take next left onto South Main Street
  • Our parking garage is located on the left
  • Take 195 West to the
    South Main Street exit #2
  • Take right at stop sign. Then take next available right and go straight through stop light.
  • Travel down South Main Street approximately half a mile
  • Our parking garage is located on the left

 


Map Big Key

map of ICERM neighborhood

A
ICERM121 South Main Street
B
AMTRAK/MBTA Train Station100 Gaspee Street
C
Peter Pan Bus StationKennedy Plaza
D
Hampton Inn & Suites58 Weybosset Street
E
Courtyard Marriott32 Exchange Terrace
F
Biltmore Hotel11 Dorrance Street
G
Radisson Hotel220 India Street
H
Sciences Library201 Thayer Street
I
Division of Applied Mathematics182 George Street
J
Department of Mathematics151 Thayer Street
K
LAZ Dyer Street198 Dyer Street

Map Small Key

map of ICERM neighborhood

A
ICERM121 South Main Street
B
AMTRAK/MBTA Train Station100 Gaspee Street
C
Peter Pan Bus StationKennedy Plaza
D
Hampton Inn & Suites58 Weybosset Street
E
Courtyard Marriott32 Exchange Terrace
F
Biltmore Hotel11 Dorrance Street
G
Radisson Hotel220 India Street

Airport Description
Providence T. F. Green International Airport (PVD)T. F. Green is the main airport servicing the Providence metropolitan area.
Boston Logan International Airport (BOS)Logan Airport is an alternate airport, approximately an hour from Providence

 

*Note: RIPTA public transporation runs a bus service from Kennedy Plaza (5 blocks from ICERM/hotels) to and from the T.F. Green Airport. The one-way fare is $2.00 (cash). Without traffic, the trip takes about 20 minutes, but plan for a 45 minute ride to allow for the possibility of traffic. The schedule for the "West Bay #14" bus can be found here.


Hampton Inn & Suites Hotel Shuttle:
For those staying at the Hampton Inn & Suites Providence, there is a free airport shuttle to and from the hotel, based on availability. Please reserve ahead by calling: 401-608-3500.

Providence Area Taxis:
Time: Allow 20 minutes for normal traffic, 45 minutes during rush hour
Cost: Approximately $30 one way
Name Phone
Airport Express Direct 401-257-9722
American Cab 401-487-2111
Express Taxi 401-286-5515
Metro Taxi 401-331-8888
Yellow Cab 401-941-1122

The following companies provide transportation to downtown Providence (Kennedy Plaza) from Boston Logan airport.

 

Name Description
Peter Pan BusLeaves directly in front of each terminal
MBTA Train From Boston South Station
Amtrak TrainFrom Boston South Station

Parking for Daily Commuters

There are many self-pay parking lots near ICERM/121 South Main Street. While ICERM doesn't endorse any one parking vendor, we have provided a list of the closest lots for your convenience. Please note that some lots may not always have spaces available.

Hotel Visitor Parking

The average cost of parking at the downtown Providence hotels is $26/night (valet).

There are also several downtown parking lots close to the ICERM building (121 South Main Street). Ask for daily, weekly or monthly rates, as appropriate:

 

Parking Lot Name Directions and Contact Information
LAZ South Main Parking121 South Main Street, Providence, RI
Phone: +1 (401) 751-6180
LAZ Dyer Street198 Dyer Street, Providence, RI
Phone: +1 (401) 861-1395
Packet Building Garage155 South Main Street, Providence, RI 02903-2963
Phone: +1 (401) 831-9446
One Financial Center Plaza10 Weybosset Street, Providence, RI 02903
Phone: +1 (401) 421-6880
Arcade GarageWestminster Arcade
66 Weybosset Street, Providence, RI 02903-2820
Phone: +1 (401) 331-0050
Central Parking System36 Pine Street, Providence, RI 02903
Phone: +1 (401) 455-9871
Metropark, LTDPlantations Lot
220 South Water Street, Providence, RI 02903
Phone: +1 (401) 274-5220
LMR Company93 Weybosset Street, Providence, RI 02903
Phone: +1 (401) 861-5504

Please note: ICERM does not reimburse for rental cars.


Agency
Directions and Contact Information
Zipcar

Brown University and throughout RI

http://www.zipcar.com/brown/

AVIS1 Dorrance Street, Providence, RI 02903
Phone: +1 (401) 521-7900
Budget17 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903
Phone: +1 (401) 751-5401
Enterprise90 Weybosset Street, Providence, RI 02903
Phone: +1 (401) 861-4408