• Abilities Expo Houston Event
    HOUSTON
    August 4 - 6, 2017
    NRG Center, Hall E
    Fri. 11am-5pm | Sat. 11am-5pm | Sun 11am-4pm

Let’s Go to the Expo

NRG Center, Hall E
One NRG Park
Houston, TX 77054

Get Directions to the Expo from any Location

For map of NRG Center (Formerly Reliant Center), click here.


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From the North
• Take I-45 (south) or Hwy. 59 (south) to Hwy. 288 (south)
• Take Hwy. 288 (south) to 610 Loop (west)
• Take 610 (west) to Fannin or South Main exit
• Exit and turn right on Fannin or South Main
• From Fannin turn left on Naomi or Holly Hall
• From South Main turn right on McNee
• Enter main gate at Reliant Center

From the South
• Take I-45 (north) or Hwy. 288 (north) to 610 (west) to Fannin or South Main exit
• Exit and turn right on Fannin or South Main
• From Fannin turn left on Naomi or Holly Hall
• From South Main turn right on McNee
• Enter main gate at Reliant Center

From the East

• Take I-10 (west) to 610 (south)
• Take 610 (south) to Fannin or South Main exit
• Exit and turn right on Fannin or South Main
• From Fannin turn left on Naomi or Holly Hall
• From South Main turn right on McNee
• Enter main gate at Reliant Center

From the West

• Take I-10 (east) to 610 (south)
• Take 610 (south) to South Main or Fannin exit
• Exit and turn left on South Main or Fannin
• From Fannin turn left on Naomi or Holly Hall
• From South Main turn right on McNee
• Enter main gate at Reliant Center

Parking and Drop-off

To access parking, exit Kirby Drive off of 610, enter property at Kirby and McNee (Gate 10) and proceed straight on Reliant Centerway through the second stop sign. Please follow the signage directing you to take a left under the awning at the first NRG Center (formerly Reliant Center) circle drive if you would like to drop off any passengers. Then, please take a right and park in the Red Lot on the left side (west side) of the center. There will be designated ADA parking spots available as long as you have the appropriate ADA plates/tags. Parking is $12/entry and is subject to change. CASH ONLY. CREDIT/ATM CARDS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Please visit www.reliantpark.com for up-to-date information.

Map of NRG Center

Reliant Park Directions

Transpo to the Expo

Free Curbside Shuttle Service between the Abilities Expo Hotels and NRG Center:
Provided by NRG Center
Complimentary accessible shuttle service will be offered by NRG Center to service Abilities Expo hotels: Springhill Suites Houston Medical Center and Crown Plaza Houston near Reliant - Medical. Each shuttle can accommodate up to 20 people and two wheelchairs. Service will run continuously one hour prior to the start of the Expo through the end of the show each day. 

METRORail:
METRORail provides accessible travel for people with disabilities all over Houston as both the stations and rail cars are easily accessed. On the train, four benches with white embroidered seats with the universal logo of a person in a wheelchair clearly mark the section reserved for wheelchairs. The benches flip up so a person in a wheelchair can glide into that space and sit securely during a ride.

Please click here to plan your itinerary. METRO has a Reliant Center stop.

METRO Busses:
METRO buses have ramps or lifts and two designated wheelchair spaces on every bus. Most busses are “kneeling” buses, which means the bus can lower itself closer to street level, so a person can more easily step on-board. METRO ADA Administrator Ann Dendor recommends that people with a disability look to engage the regular service first because it is so accessible. "We are committed to a public transportation system that everyone can use. We encourage persons with disabilities to take advantage of the freedom, independence, flexibility and reliability that is provided by our accessible bus and rail network," she says. Click here for bus schedules.

METROLift:
People with a disability that prevents them from boarding, riding or disembarking from a regular fixed-route bus—event a bus equipped with a wheelchair lift or ramp—may apply to be eligible for METROLift, METRO's curb-to-curb, paratransit, shared-ride service. More than 6,000 patrons are transported by this service each day.

METROLift uses wheelchair lift- or ramp-equipped vans, four-door sedans and minivans to provide service. Persons using wheelchairs and scooters will be accommodated with lift- or ramp-equipped vans. Boarding chairs are available to assist any patron who is unable to access the van using the stairs. Please note that patrons cannot request specific vehicle types. Patrons who can walk will ride on vans and/or sedans based on which vehicle is nearest the patron at the time the trip is scheduled.

As METROLift is a shared-ride service, each vehicle makes several stops en route to its various destinations. When scheduling, patrons must remember to allow sufficient time to stop and pick up others. A minimum of one hour travel time should be allowed for your trips and two hours for longer trips traveling across the service area. If you have an appointment, it is highly recommended that you move the appointment time one hour earlier to allow for unexpected delays in service.

You may make reservations seven days a week between 5 am and 5 pm. Now, with three ways to book your trip, getting around town has never been easier.

  • Reservations via phone: Call (713) 225-6716 to speak with a representative to book your trip.
  • MACS: Call (713) 225-6716 then press the #1 to use the automated trip scheduling system.
  • MACS-WEB: Schedule your trip online quickly and easily

United Cab Houston 
Phone: (713) 699-0000
Website: http://www.unitedcab.com/wheelchair_taxi.aspx
United Cab offers wheelchair accessible vehicles that accommodate wheelchairs and scooters up to 31" wide. Indicate your preference for a wheelchair accessible taxi when you call in and please note that these vehicles are limited in availability. Regular taxi fares apply for wheelchair accessible taxis and up to three additional passengers ride at no extra charge.

Yellow Cab Houston
Phone: (713) 236-1111
Website: https://houstonyellowcab.com/wheelchair_taxi.aspx 
Please specify that you require a wheelchair accessible taxi when you place your order. Each wheelchair accessible Yellow Cab uses a fully modified lowered floor with rear-entry access and accommodates wheelchairs and scooters up to 31" wide. Regular taxi fares apply for wheelchair accessible taxis and up to three additional passengers ride at no extra charge.

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