Visitors to the JGRS office and conference facilities will find a wide variety of transportation options and local amenities.
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 – 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
- Dry Cleaning: Le Magic Cleaners | Yelp | Map
- Copy Center / Shipping: FedEx Office Print & Ship | Yelp |Map , The UPS Store | Yelp | Map
- Closest U.S. Post Office: 577 West Grand Avenue | Yelp | Map
- Shopping / Gifts: Emeryville Bay Street Shopping District
- Closest Movie Theaters: The New Parkway, The Grand Lake Theater