9217 Baltimore Blvd.
College Park, MD 20740
to the Proteus Bicycles
From College Park:
-Proteus is easy to access from either the College Park Trolley trail or the Paint Branch trail.
-From the Trolley trail, cross Greenbelt Road and University Blvd (bike lane, not a pleasant intersection) and continue on Rhode Island Ave (bike lane). Then cross to the outer road on the left (west) side up to Erie Street.
From Hyattsville, Bladensburg:
-Take the NE Branch Trail to Lake Artemesia.
-Take the Paint Branch under the train tracks, around to the right for a little ways along the track, then left alongside the playground. Turn right on the College Park Trolley trail (it merges with the Paint Branch trail for a little bit). Then you have a choice of taking...
From downtown DC:
-I take the Met Branch Trail to Monroe Street Bridge (bike lane)
-Left at 12th (sharrows) and right at Newton (bike route)
-Left at 20th, and right at Varnum (bike routes)
-Cross Eastern Ave and the road becomes Arundel Road (bike route, bumpy road — beware unmarked speedbumps)..