Parking is limited and regulations are aggressively enforced, so visitors are strongly encouraged to use public transportation.
Boston's public transportation, is the MBTA (“The T”):
Take the Red Line from Alewife Station in Cambridge, or from
Park Street Station in Boston, to the Kendall/MIT Station, which is within walking distance of MIT.
To access to the Red Line subway, there is a parking garage at the Alewife Station (located at the intersection of Routes 2 and 16, at the Cambridge/Arlington town line) .
There is regular MBTA bus (#1) service along Massachusetts Avenue from MIT to Boston and Harvard Square.
QUICK BITES FOR LUNCH
The BSUP conference will offer FREE vegan meals prepared by Food Not Bombs.This way you can stay in the building for the lunch-time panel and visit the information tables.
Here are other eateries:
Area Four pizza - 500 Technology Sq Cambridge, MA
Saloniki Greek - 181 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA
Sulmona Italian - 608 Main St Cambridge, MA
See more at: MIT Retail Dining (Many are closed on Sat.)
Edgerton Lecture Hall, Room 34-101,
EG&G Education Center, Bldg 34
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
50 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
(MIT's buildings do NOT have large label signs.
There is a map of MIT's east campus at the bottom of this webpage. A photo of Bldg 34 is at the left.) See Google Map:
By car from Route I-93 or Southeast Expressway:
Take exit 26 . Keep in the right lane, and follow the "Storrow Drive West" signs. After passing under the Arthur Fiedler pedestrian walk bridge, change to the left lane and take exit for Massachusetts Avenue/ Cambridge (2A N). Bear right and cross the Harvard Bridge. Vassar St. will be on your right, at the third set of traffic lights.
By car from Route I-90:
Take the Cambridge/Allston Exit (18) on the left off of the
Massachusetts Turnpike (Interstate 90). Bear right at the end of the ramp and go through two sets of traffic lights. Follow the signs to Cambridge.
Cross the River Street Bridge and continue straight ahead for about one mile to Central Square . Turn right onto Massachusetts Avenue.
Vassar St. will be on your right, is about one-half mile down on the left .
By car from Route I-95:
Follow the I-93 directions to MIT as given above.
From the south:
Take I-90 off of I-95 and follow the I-90 directions to MIT as given above.