Travel to Cal/EPA Headquarters
Cal/EPA Headquarters Building
1001 I Street
P.O. Box 2815
Sacramento, CA 95814
There are many ways to arrive at the Joe Serna Jr. Cal/EPA Headquarters Building (by air, train, or car). Use the information below, or also check other options at Sacramento Regional Transit's transportation links page. There are also 25 bike parking spaces for visitors located at two sites in the courtyard.
The California Environmental Protection Agency Building is a secure building. Visitors must check-in at the guard station as they enter the building. They must sign in and receive a temporary badge and must sign out as they leave the building. The guard will contact the Cal/EPA staff for the visitor so they can escort the visitor through the building.
Sacramento County Airport System is a 20 minute drive from downtown Sacramento. There are several transportation options from the airport to the Cal/EPA Building.
YoloBus has a bus route leaving the airport every hour from Terminal A and Terminal B at approximately 10 minutes after the hour from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. You stand at the Public Transportation Bus Stop. The route takes approximately 18 minutes to get from the airport to 9th and K Street. This is 2 blocks from the Cal/EPA building. The return trip from 9th and K Street runs approximately 5 minutes after the hour and takes approximately 20 minutes to arrive at the airport. (800) 371-2877.
SuperShuttle Sacramento is another transportation option to and or from the Sacramento Airport. Please provide them with a 24-hour notice to arrange for pick-up service from the Cal/EPA building. (800) 258-3826 or (800) BLUEVAN
If you are renting a car, see the driving instructions below.
The Sacramento Amtrak train station is at 401 I Street, six blocks from the Cal/EPA Headquarters building. Amtrak's Capitol Corridor trains operate between the Bay Area and Sacramento with many trains daily. Amtrak California's San Joaquin trains and motor coaches connect the Central Valley from as far south as Bakersfield (and further with their motor coach system) to Sacramento. Other Amtrak trains serving Sacramento include the Coast Starlight and the California Zephyr.
Regional Transit's light rail serves the train station every 15 minutes seven days a week. RT bus routes also link the Station to downtown government offices and the rest of Sacramento County.
Getting to Sacramento:
- From the Bay Area, take I-80 East, then I-80 Business (Capital City Freeway), then I-5 North.
- From Central/Southern California, take I-5 North, or take US-99 to I-5 North.
- From the east, take US-50 West to I-5 North, or I-80 West to I-5 South.
- From the airport and other points North, take I-5 South.
- Take the J Street exit.
- Take J St. east to 11th and turn left.
- Go one block and turn left on I St.
The Cal/EPA headquarters building will now be on your right. It fills the block bordered by I St. on the south (1-way west), H St. on the north (1-way east), 10th St. on the west and 11th St. on the east.
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Metered Parking (1, 2, and 10-hour meters) available near the CalEPA building. Meter parking uses quarters (some meters may use special "debit cards").
Parking lots are also available in several nearby locations. The closest lot is across from the building on 10th & I Street.
Downtown Sacramento Partnership -- Getting Around.
Last updated: January 18, 2012
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