Travel Directions

Fri, 2014-03-14 11:40 -- admin

The AMP 2.0 Regional Meeting at Renssselaer will be held at the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) on the RPI campus.  Please follow the travel directions below if you are traveling by plane or train or by car.  Parking for the event will be provided at the Houston Field House Parking Lots.  Follow the link to the campus map showing the locations of:

A Google map showing all locations can also be found below.

Travel Directions by Plane or Train

If you are arriving by plane, fly into the Albany International Airport. If you are arriving by train, travel to the Albany/Rensselaer Amtrak station. Commercial taxicabs to campus are available from both locations.

Travel Directions by Car

  • From the South:
    Take I-87, the New York State Thruway, North to Exit 23. At Exit 23, get on I-787 North to Route 7 East (Troy-Bennington). Follow the directions to campus (below)
  • From the North:
    Take I-87, the Adirondack Northway, South to Exit 7 East. Get on Route 7 headed East (Troy-Bennington). Follow the directions to campus (below)
  • From the East:
    Take I-90, the New York State Thruway, to Exit 24. From Exit 24, continue onto I-90 East. Exit onto I-787 North. Take I-787 North to Route 7 East (Troy-Bennington). Follow the directions to campus (below)
  • From the West:
    Take I-90, the New York State Thruway, to Exit 24. From Exit 24, continue onto I-90 East. Exit onto I-787 North. Take I-787 North to Route 7 East (Troy-Bennington). Follow the directions to campus (below)
  • From the airport:
    • Leaving the airport, turn left onto Route 155, follow for 1/10 of a mile
    • At the traffic light, turn left onto Albany Shaker Road
    • Get on I-87 North via ramp on the left
    • Take exit 7 onto Route 7 toward Troy - stay on route 7 for 4.8 miles. You will want to be in the left lane
    • Follow the directions to campus and parking (below)

Directions to Campus and EMPAC (for those taking ground transportation)

  • From Route 7 East, go over the Hudson River bridge and get in the right lane
  • Make a right at the FOURTH light onto Fifteenth Street
  • Follow 15th Street about 1 mile through two lights
  • You will pass under the Rensselaer footbridge
  • At the third light, turn right onto College Avenue
  • You will pass by a parking garage on the right
  • The entrance to EMPAC is located ~200 meters further down the hill (West) on the right

Directions to Parking

Parking will be provided for AMP 2.0 Regional Meeting attendees at the Houston Field House Parking Lots.  AMP 2.0 Shuttles Busses will run on a regular schedule to/from the Houston Field House Parking Lots and EMPAC.

  • The Houston Field House Parking Lots (near #52 on the campus map) will be open to conference attendees beginning at 7:30 am on Thursday, April 24
  • Follow directions to campus (above)
  • From Route 7 East, go over the Hudson River bridge and get in the right lane
  • Make a right at the 4th traffic light onto 15th Street 
  • Make a left at the 2nd traffic light onto Peoples Ave
  • Proceed on People Ave past the hospital and through the next light
  • The RPI Houston Field House is directly in front of you and the Houston Field House Parking Lots are to your right, across the street from the Field House

Locations map

EMPAC, and the Houston Field House Parking Lots can be found in the map below.
Click on a map marker, or visit the full workshop map for more detail.