Getting to/from the conference siteThe conference will be held at Maxwell Dworkin Laboratory, Harvard University, 33 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138.
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ParkingIf you are driving, you may want to purchase parking permits. The closest lot is at 52 Oxford Street, and the earliest the permits can be purchased is two weeks in advance.
Yellow Cab 617-547-3000
Cambridge Union Taxi 617-661-2500
There are also taxi stands in Harvard Square, in front of the Harvard Coop, and in front of Au Bon Pain.
Walking from Harvard SquareEnter and go through Harvard Yard. Exit in front of Science Center and proceed on Oxford Street. Maxwell Dworkin is the modern building on your left with the sharp angle. It is about a 10-minute walk.
Arriving by subwayThe MBTA - referred to as the "T" - runs daily service on buses, trains, & trolleys throughout Boston & surrounding towns. The closest stop to the conference site is "Harvard," on the red line. Subway map.
Arriving by airThe closest airport is Boston Logan International Airport BOS, located in Boston, MA. From this airport a free bus will take you to the "Airport" stop on the Blue Line. From there, you need to go to "Government Center," change to the Green Line, and at the next stop "Park Street," change to the Red Line. Get off at Harvard and follow the instructions from Harvard Square. A taxi from the airport may cost around $40.
Other nearby airports are Manchester Airport (MHT) and TF Green Airport (Providence, RI).
Arriving by trainAmtrak's South Station stop is conveniently located on the subway Red Line. You can take this and get off at Harvard, then follow the instructions from Harvard Square. If you want to take a taxi, Amtrak's Back Bay stop is a bit closer to the conference site.
Commuting from/to STOCIf you are coming from STOC, you can:
Take Number 1 bus on Massachusetts Avenue. Just walk along the river towards the bridge (river on your right) and turn left on Massachusetts avenue (away from the bridge). The bus stop is in front of the MIT entrance with the stairs. Get off at Harvard Square and follow the instructions from Harvard Square. Estimated door-to-door time: 1 hour.
If you don't want to take the bus, you can just continue walking straight and you'll eventually end up at Harvard Square. Estimated door-to-door time: 2 hours.
Alternatively, you can take a taxi. Estimated door-to-door time: 20 minutes.
If you are commuting from CCC to STOC, you can follow the reverse directions, e.g., take Number 1 bus from Harvard Square and get off in front of MIT, then walk along the river (river on your left) to the STOC site.