Logistics

Venue

BioScience Research Collaborative (BRC) Building, 
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, TX 77030

Rice BioScience Research Collaborative

Visitor Parking

Paid visitor parking is located in a parking garage beneath the BRC. All parking can be accessed by credit card. Use the same credit card to exit at the end of the day. All-day parking costs $12. For additional information go to Parking for Visitors.

Campus Shuttle Service

Shuttle busses pick up and drop off at bus shelters and marked bus stops (red circles on above map) every 10 minutes. For additional details see Campus Bus Routes. Rice shuttles can be tracked on your computer at http://bus.rice.edu or on your iPhone (free app at http://iphone.rice.edu). The app allows faster loading of the route map, viewing all the buses on the routes and their locations in real time. The buses are color coded to enable the passengers to identify the buses with colored bus symbols.

Lodging Information

Several hotels that are close to Rice University BioScience Research Collaborative include:

Houston Marriott – Medical Center
6580 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (713) 796-0080

Hilton Houston Plaza/Medical Center
6633 Travis Street
Houston, TX 77030 USA
Phone: (713) 313-4000 Fax: (713) 313-4660

InterContinental Houston – Medical Center
6750 Main Street
Houston, TX 77030 USA
Phone: (713) 422-2779

Wyndham Houston – Medical Center Hotel and Suites

6800 Main Street
Houston, TX 77030 USA
Phone: (713) 528-7744

Hotel Zaza
5701 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005 USA
Phone: (713) 526-1991 / 888-880-3244 Fax: (713) 526-0359

Crowne Plaza Medical Center
8686 Kirby Drive
Houston, TX 77054 USA
Phone: (713) 748-3221 Fax: (713) 796-9371

Residence Inn, Marriott – West University
2939 Westpark Drive
Houston, TX 77005
Phone: (713) 661-4660

Transportation from Hotels

All hotels offer free shuttles that will drop you off at the Rice University BioScience Research Collaborative. Please arrange shuttle service with the hotel well in advance of when you need it.

Limo and Cab Service

Limo Service

Merlo’s Limousines & Charters
Phone: (866) 367-5466
Email: Reservations@merloscharters.com

Taxi Service

Yellow Cab (713) 236-1111
Fiesta Cab (713) 225-2666
United Cab (713) 699-0000

Uber & Lyft also operate in Houston.

Houston Visitor Information

Visit Houston 

Houston Metro Rail Information

Ride Metro Information (Bus & Rail)

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