TRANSPORTATION & PARKING

Make your travel to the 23rd WPC as seamless as possible by reading and browsing the different parking and transportation resources.

Parking

For walkable access to the George R. Brown Convention Center, delegates are encouraged to park in the Avenida North, Avenida South, Avenida Central Garage, and Tundra Garage. Click here for the parking map.

  • Avenida North Garage: 701 Avenida de las Americas (entrances on Rusk and Capitol)
  • Avenida Central Garage: 1002 Avenida de las Americas
  • Avenida South Garage: 1710 Polk Street
  • Tundra Garage: 1506 Jackson Street

Other Parking Designations

Transportation pick up & drop off / Technical Tour pick up & drop off – Avenida South Garage

Transportation

Transportation from airports

Delegates making transportation arrangements to and from Houston airports can view all of the transportation vendors that are a part of the 23rd WPC supplier diversity program. To learn more, click here.

Transportation from hotels

Joyride: The 23rd WPC has partnered with Joyride to provide delegates transportation from downtown hotels to the GRB. Joyride is the largest gas-powered, low-speed vehicle company in the U.S. Drivers are trained, certified, and fully background checked and put safety as their number one priority at all times. To learn more, click here.

Hotel Shuttle Service: There will be a complimentary shuttle service running every 20 minutes for all delegates and participants from the following Downtown hotels:

  • AC Hotel by Marriott Houston Downtown
  • Aloft Houston Downtown
  • Baldwin, Curio Collection by Hilton
  • Cambria Hotel Houston Downtown Convention Center
  • Club Quarters Hotel Houston Downtown
  • Courtyard by Marriott Houston Downtown
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton Houston Downtown
  • Four Seasons Hotel Houston
  • Hotel ICON, Autograph Collection
  • JW Marriott Houston Downtown
  • Residence Inn by Marriott Houston Downtown
  • Springhill Suites by Marriott Houston Downtown
  • The Lancaster Hotel

Schedule:

Monday – Wednesday: 6:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Extended Hours on Tuesday until 10:30 p.m. for Houston USA Night at The Rustic.

All drop offs will be at the Avenida South Transit Center, conveniently located adjacent to the George R. Brown Convention Center.

Special Note: Per US Department of Transportation, masks are required for all riders and will be provided complimentary if needed.

Transportation around Houston

METRORail: To view the latest route schedule, and pay for your fare, download the METRO Mobile App.

Taxis: The City of Houston has authorized a flat taxi fare of $6 for all trips in the downtown area. This $6 fare will apply anywhere within the Central Business District, bounded by Interstate 45, Interstate 10 and U.S. 59.

Taxi contacts:

  • Taxis Fiesta: (713) 225-2666
  • Yellow Cab Houston: (713) 236-1111 or visit YellowCabHouston.com

Zipcar: Zipcars are available for rent at multiple locations throughout downtown Houston. Users can sign up for a membership online for $7 per month and then have access to rent a car from any Zipcar lot or from a mobile app for an hourly or daily rate starting from $11.50/hour and $85/day. Rental includes gas, a reserved parking spot and up to 180 miles of use per day. For more information, click here.

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