The symposium will take place at the Stata Center
on the campus of MIT.
Room 32-15532 Vassar Street
Building 32, Massachusetts
Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA 02139
Take the Red Line to the Kendall/MIT Station
(cost is $2.00 with a CharlieTicket and $1.70 with a CharlieCard). When you
exit the T, walk northwest, up Main
Street (you will pass the MIT Coop and Legal
Seafoods). When you come to the second intersection (Vassar St.), the Stata Center
will be the very unique building to your left.
Bus: The #1 ("Dudley"
bus) stops at MIT on Massachusetts
Avenue (cost is $1.50 with a CharlieTicket and
$1.25 with a CharlieCard). The MIT stop is at a large crosswalk with a stop
light. On one side of the street are steps leading up to large Ionic
columns and the Small Dome of MIT, on the other side of the street is the Stratton Student Center
(Building W20) and Kresge Oval (an open, grass-covered area). To get to the
Stata Center, walk north (so that the
steps are on your right) on Mass.
Ave. Take a right at the first intersection (Vassar St.).
Walk until you see the very unique building on your right at the corner of
the next major intersection (Main
St.). More detailed public transportation maps
and schedules are available from the MBTA.
From Logan International Airport:
Taxi: Taxi fare from the airport is about $25-$30. Under normal
traffic conditions the taxi ride will take about 25 minutes.
From any terminal at Logan airport, take the Silver Line to
South Station. At South Station, transfer to the Red Line to Kendall/MIT
(take the outbound train toward Alewife). Under normal conditions the ride
will take about 45 minutes. From the T stop, follow the directions above.
Car: The drive from Logan
Airport can be rather
nasty, depending on traffic conditions. Take the Sumner Tunnel exit from
the airport (not the Ted Williams Tunnel) and follow the signs toward Boston via the Sumner
Tunnel. The tunnel toll is $3.50. As you exit the tunnel, take the ramp
onto the expressway (I-93 North). Take the second exit, marked 'Storrow Drive West'.
Immediately take the right fork of the road to a stoplight. Turn left, then
immediately turn right and drive over the Charles River on the Longfellow Bridge. At the second traffic light
after the river, take a left onto Ames
Street and then a right onto Main Street.
The very unique building on your left at the corner of Main and Vassar
Streets is the Stata
I-93 (North or South):
Take Exit 26, and follow the signs to Back
Bay along Storrow
Drive West, approximately 1.5 miles, to the
exit for Route 2A. The exit will be on the left, just before the Harvard Bridge
(more appropriately called the Massachusetts
The Charles River will be on your right.
As you cross the Harvard
Bridge, you will be
looking at MIT. Continue 1 block on Mass. Ave., until you reach Vassar St. Take
a Right on Vassar St.
The very unique building on your right at the corner of Vassar and Main is
the Stata Center.
I-95 (North or South):
Take the I-93 Exit and follow the directions above.
Turnpike (I-90) (West):
Follow I-90 East to the Cambridge/Brighton exit (Exit 18).
Following the signs to Cambridge (down the
ramp to the right, then straight), cross the River Street
Bridge, and continue
straight about 1 mile to Central
Square. Turn right onto Massachusetts Avenue and follow Massachusetts Avenue
for about a half mile. If you cross the river again, you have gone too far.
Bear left onto Main Street
at the sculpture park. Follow Main
Street for about 1/2 mile to the very unique
building at the corner of Vassar
On weekends, a permit is not needed at the following
parking lots: Hayward Lot, N10 Lot, Windsor Lot, and Tang Center Lot (E51).
More information about parking on campus may be found here. There may be
street parking available on Vassar
Street and Memorial Drive as well.