Getting Around Providence

Check-in Location

Chace Center
Rhode Island School of Design,
20 North Main St,
Providence, RI – 02903

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For information about access and navigating Providence, from food, hotels, to transportation, visit the following site:



RIPTA buses are a great way to get around Providence. All buses leave from Kennedy Plaza.

The following buses go directly through campus from downtown Providence:

1 towards Eddy/Hope/Benefit
32 towards East Providence/Wampanoag/Seekonk Square
33 towards Riverside
34 towards East Providence/Seekonk Square
61x Tiverton/East Bay Park-n-Ride


Airport Taxi: + (401) 737-2868
Big Daddy Taxi: +1 (401) 578-8182
Checker Cab: +1 (401) 273-2222
Corporate Taxi: +1 (401) 231-2228
Economy Cab: +1 (401) 944-6700
Yellow Cab: +1 (401) 941-1122


The nearest parking to the Symposium is the MetroPark lot located at 125 Canal Street in Providence.

Parking Meter Locations
Visitor Parking at RISD

Below are a few suggestions:

Metro Park South Main
131 Canal Street
Metro Park Row East
5 Park Row West 
Metro Park Row West
5-7 Moshassuck Ct
Weybosset/Westminster Street Lot
43 Weybosset Street OR 90 Westminster Street
66 Weybosset Street