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​​Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services

Mailing Address:
2200 Wilson Blvd Ste 102-109
Arlington, VA  22201 US
 
Address for meetings and large deliveries:
1150 18th Street NW Suite 910 
Washington, DC  20036 US
 
Phone:  +1 703-527-2000
Fax        +1 904-410-2109
Email:       [email protected]
  
RTCM is located in the NorthWest (NW) area of Washington, DC.
  • Use the Farragut West Station on the Silver, Blue or Orange Line
  • Use the Farragut North Station on the Red Line
  • Check the WMATA news page for operating schedule changes that regularly occur for track maintenance, health issues, or other reasons: https://www.wmata.com/about/news/#main-content
Driving From Arlington and points West
  • I66 East
  • E Street East
  • Left on 18th ST NW

Driving from USCG HQ

  • I695 to I395
  • Maine St to Independence
  • Right onto 17th ST NW
  • Left on D Street
  • Right on 18th ST NW

WALKING TO RTCM FROM METRO  AND PARKING GARAGES

From Farragut West Metro Station:

Take the elevator or long escalator from the train platform to the street level.
Leave the station by the main entrance and walk to 18th Street and turn left (North).   
Cross L Street and halfway up the block enter the building marked 1150.
If the doors are locked, ring the buzzer left of the doors to reach the security guard, take the elevators to the 9th floor, Suite 910.

From Farragut North Metro Station:

From the platform follow signs for L Street, Washington Square. 
At street level, leave the station by the North entrance and turn left (West) on L Street. 
Go one block and cross 18th Street. 
Turn right (north) and halfway up the block enter the building marked 1150.
If the doors are locked, ring the buzzer left of the doors to reach the security guard, take the elevators to the 9th floor, Suite 910


Parking Garage: 

The entrance to the parking garage is behind the building with limited space.  Several public parking garages exist on the block with entrances just south of the 1150 18th St North building entrance and around the block heading south of 19th St.

Hotels within 2 Metro Stops:

1900 Fort Myer Drive, Arlington, VA 22209

Key Bridge Marriott     +1 703-524-6400
1401 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22209

Hyatt Arlington  +1 703-525-1234
1325 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia, USA. 22209

Le Meridien Arlington    +1 866-543-4300 or +1 703-351-9170
(A "boutique" hotel)   1121 N. 19th Street, Arlington, VA 22209

Residence Inn Arlington Rosslyn   +1 703-812-8400
1651 North Oak Street, Arlington, VA 22209

 

Hotels within a 5-10 minute walk:

AC Hotel by Marriott1112 19th Street NW, Washington, DC, only 1 block away ($$$$).

 

Courtyard by Marriott Washington, DC Dupont Circle 1733 N St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-2801, 5-7 minute walk ($$).

The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection, 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington DC, DC 20036, is about 2 blocks away ($$$).


Other hotels within short Metro ride:

Virginian Suites

This hotel has closed indefinitely. 

Best Western Iwo Jima
(Free parking)
1501 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22209
Telephone +1 703-524-5000

Inn of Rosslyn
(A budget motel - Free parking and free morning coffee and pastries)
1601 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22209
Telephone +1 703-524-3500