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 Getting to ERRC

MapQuest Directions to ERRC via Car:

Pull into the U-Shaped driveway in front of the building and obtain a visitor's pass at the reception desk.  Your License Plate Number  and identification will be needed to obtain your visitor's pass!

GPS Users Important Information: 
Please use the following address (replacing Wyndmoor with Glenside)

600 East Mermaid Lane
Glenside, Pennsylvania 19038

 

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By Commuter Train (SEPTA)

There are three downtown stations: Market East Station at 11th & Market Streets; Penn Center Station at 16th & Kennedy Blvd.; and 30th Street Station at 30th and Market Streets. From any of these three stations, take the Chestnut Hill East (R7) train to the Wyndmoor Station. ERRC is a 5-block walk Northeast of the Station on Mermaid Lane. As an alternative, take the Chestnut Hill West (R8) train to the Chestnut Hill West Station. ERRC is 1&1/2 miles from the Chestnut Hill West Station. Taxis are available at the Chestnut Hill West Station or take a Southbound "L" bus marked "Broad & Olney Terminal" to Stenton Avenue and Mermaid Lane and walk left (Northeast) on Mermaid Lane 3 blocks to ERRC.

By Bus (SEPTA)

Get off bus at Mermaid Lane and Stenton Avenue, and walk Northeast (USDA sign posted on corner showing direction) on Mermaid Lane 3 blocks to ERRC.

Click to view Map of 600 E Mermaid Ln Glenside, PA 19038-8551, US

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GPS Users Important Information

Please use the following address, replacing Wyndmoor with Glenside:

600 East Mermaid Lane
Glenside, Pennsylvania 19038

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Local Taxi/Shuttle Companies

  • Bux-Mont Transportation Services Co
    http://buxmonttrans.com
    215-659-1313
    116 Church St, Willow Grove, PA
  • Germantown Cab Co Inc
    215-438-8888
    5350 Belfield Ave, Philadelphia, PA
  • Montco Suburban Taxicab Co
    215-572-6100
    2752 Mount Carmel Ave, Glenside, PA
  • Olde City Taxi Coach Assoc Inc
    http://www.215airport.com
    215-338-0838
    6958 Torresdale Ave, Philadelphia, PA
  • Reliable Dispatch Services
    215-884-0322
    2752 Mount Carmel Ave, Glenside, PA
  • Victory Taxi Radio Dispatch
    http://www.victorycabco.com
    215-225-5000
    1405 W Pike St, Philadelphia, PA

This listing is merely for your convenience and should not be regarded as a recommendation of any one company in the area over any other.

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Nearby Lodging

Federal and State Employees:  If you are an employee of the Federal or State Government, the hotels/motels in the vicinity of ERRC offer government rates. Please ask when making reservations. Rates may depend on availability:

Chestnut Hill Hotel (The closest hotel to ERRC)
8229 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118
(215) 242-5909

Hilton Garden Inn, Fort Washington
530 Pennsylvania Ave., Fort Washington, PA 19034
(215) 646-4637

Best Western (link not available, please call for info.)
285 Commerce Drive, Fort Washington, PA 19034
(215) 542-7930

Doubletree Guest Quarters
640 West Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
(610) 834-8300

Courtyard by Marriott
651 Fountain Road, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
(610) 238-0695

SpringHill Suites by Marriott
430 Plymouth Road, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
(610) 940-0400

Extended StayAmerica Philadelphia - Plymouth Meeting
437 Irwins Lane, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
(610) 260-0488
Please phone in your reservation to get special USDA rate


This listing is merely for your convenience and should not be regarded as a recommendation of any one hotel/motel in the area over any other. Obviously, in the Philadelphia metropolitan area there are numerous hotels/motels from which to choose.

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Last Modified: 2/28/2008