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Providence, Rhode Island's capital city, is ideally located with easy access to major east coast cities and desirable New England destinations. The city is just 50 miles from Boston and 200 from New York City, and is served by a downtown Amtrak station and a major airport (just 15 minutes away).

The Public Health Program is located at 121 South Main Street in downtown Providence, less than one half-mile from the main campus of Brown University. Download a Brown campus map that highlights the area.
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By Plane
T. F. Green Airport is located about ten miles south of Providence. The most economical way of transportation to the campus is by shuttle (Airport Limousine Co.), which leaves the airport on the hour and arrives on campus less than 15 minutes later.

By Train
The Providence Amtrak Station is a 10 minute walk from 121 South Main Street.
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By Bus
The Peter Pan bus terminal is located to the north of downtown and but offers many stops at Kennedy Plaza in downtown Providence. From there, you can either walk (about 5 to 7 minutes), or take a bus or cab to 121 South Main. The Greyhound bus terminal is located in Kennedy Plaza. 
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Campus Address:                                                                                                                           
121 South Main Street
Providence, RI 02912
                                                                                                              

Note: Construction projects in the city may require adjustments to the routes below. 

From the south:
From 1-95 North, take exit #22A - Downtown Memorial Blvd. At the bottom of the ramp, go straight through the first light and follow the river (divided boulevard) to the 5th set of lights (also the 5th bridge on the left over the river). Take a left onto Crawford Street, which turns into South Water Street once you cross the river). Over the bridge, bend right along the river. After a very short distance, take your first left onto Packett Street and then another left at the end of the block (it is a short side street). You are now on South Main Street (heading north). 121 South Main Street is the second building on your left. The parking garage can be accessed from the front of the building. There is limited, metered parking on the street.

From the north:
From I-95 South From 1-95 North, take exit #22A - Downtown Memorial Blvd. At the bottom of the ramp, go straight through the first light and follow the river (divided boulevard) to the 5th set of lights (also the 5th bridge on the left over the river). Take a left onto Crawford Street, which turns into South Water Street once you cross the river). Over the bridge, bend right along the river. After a very short distance, take your first left onto Packett Street and then another left at the end of the block (it is a short side street). You are now on South Main Street (heading north). 121 South Main Street is the second building on your left. The parking garage can be accessed from the front of the building. There is limited, metered parking on the street.

From the east:
Follow I-195 West until exit 2, South Main Street. 121 South Main Street is the second building on your left. The parking garage can be accessed from the front of the building. There is limited, metered parking on the street.

From the northwest:
Follow Route 146 to I-95 South. Once on I-95 South, follow the directions above (from the north and south).