Visitor Information

Visitors to the JGRS office and conference facilities will find a wide variety of transportation options and local amenities.

Transportation

BY CAR
JGRS is located just off the I-580 freeway by the Broadway/Webster Street exit, from the I-880 freeway at the Oak Street exit, or from the I-980 freeway via the 27th Street/West Grand Ave exit. Click here for directions.

 

Bart Sign Marks Station In Oakland, California

BART – BAY AREA RAPID TRANSIT
The JGRS offices are located within walking distance of the 19th Street / Oakland BART Station. The following BART lines will get you there:

  • Pittsburgh / Bay Point (Yellow line)
  • Richmond (Red line)
  • Richmond / Fremont (Orange line)

Both the Oakland International Airport (OAK) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO) are accessible by BART. When headed to the San Francisco airport, look for trains marked with “SFO” on the platform signs. For the Oakland airport, take BART to the Coliseum station, where an airport shuttle will get you to the terminal. For more information about BART and to view transit map, click here.

Restaurants / Bars

There are lots of great eateries in our Uptown Oakland neighborhood.

  • Picán (Southern, $$$) | Yelp | Map
  • Duende (Spanish, $$$) | Yelp | Map | Reserve Online
  • Flora Restaurant and Bar (American, $$$) | Yelp | Map | Reserve Online
  • Camber Uptown (Thai & cocktails, $$) | Yelp | Map
  • Ike’s Place (Sandwiches, $$) | Yelp | Map
  • Stag’s Lunchette (Sandwiches, $$) | Yelp | Map
  • Aroma Bakery & Café (Sandwiches, Breakfast, $$) | Yelp | Map
  • Make Westing (Cocktails & snacks, $$) | Yelp | Map
  • Spice Monkey (Mediterranean /Cambodian/International, $$) | Yelp | Map
  • Pho 84 (Vietnamese, $$) | Yelp | Map

Coffee / Treats / Tea

  • Coloso Coffee | Yelp | Map
  • Tierra Mia Café | Yelp | Map
  • Fat Cat Café | Yelp | Map

Nearby Hotels

  • Oakland Marriott City Center | Yelp |Map
  • Courtyard Oakland Downtown | Yelp | Map
  • The Claremont Hotel | Yelp | Map
  • Hilton Garden Inn Emeryville | Yelp | Map
  • Courtyard Oakland Emeryville | Yelp | Map
  • Hyatt House Emeryville | Yelp | Map

Local Amenities