Disrupting Mobility takes place from 11-13 November, 2015 at the MIT Media Media Lab in Cambridge, MA. At the Media Lab, the future is lived, not imagined - Media Lab researchers design technologies for people to create a better future.
MIT is located on the north shore of the Charles River Basin in Cambridge, MA, USA. The campus is within 3 miles of two major interstate highways and less than 6 miles from a major international airport; it is accessible via public transportation. MIT is a 15 to 30 minute walk from downtown Boston and a 30 to 40 minute walk from Harvard University, which is located just up the river from MIT.
The kick-off reception at Zipcar headquarters (35 Thomson Place; Boston, MA 02210)
35 Thomson Place
Boston, MA 02210
Drink - 348 Congress Street - Boston, MA, - http://drinkfortpoint.com/
No Name Restaurant - 15 1/2 Fish Pier St W, Boston, MA - http://www.nonamerestaurant.com/
Sportello - 348 Congress Street, Boston, MA - http://sportelloboston.com/
Sweetgreen - 372 Congress St, Boston, MA - http://sweetgreen.com/
Yankee Lobster - 300 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA - http://www.yankeelobstercompany.com/
There is free and open WiFi at the Media Lab. Just use the networks MIT or MIT GUEST.
Our handle: @disruptmobility
Zipcar is a car sharing and car club service. It is an alternative to traditional car rental and car ownership.
A member-based car-sharing program by Enterprise Rent-A-Car.
Ridescout enables seamless multimodal experiences and connect transit commerce to app users worldwide.
To get to the Media Lab take the Red Line subway to the Kendall/MIT Station.
At the Kendall/MIT stop, you will surface on Main Street in Kendall Square. Facing Main Street, with the Marriott Hotel and the MIT Coop to your back, proceed right (west) to the first traffic light. This is the intersection of Main Street and Ames Street, with Legal Seafoods on the corner. Turn left onto Ames Street. The Media Lab is a large, contemporary, whitetiled building.
For information on Boston's public transportation system, including maps and schedules for bus, subway, and commuter rail service, please consult the http://www.mbta.com.
Boston Logan International Airport serves as the gateway to New England with more than 75 domestic and 44 international destinations. More information can be found here: http://www.massport.com/logan-airport/.
How to get to the MIT Media Lab:
By Taxi — Taxi fare from the airport is about $20 to $25. During nonrush hour, the taxi ride will take about 15 minutes. During rush hour, the ride could take 30 minutes and more.
By Subway — From any terminal at Logan Airport, take the Silver Line bus to South Station. At South Station, change to the Red Line subway to Kendall/MIT (inbound toward Alewife). Under normal conditions the ride will take about 30 minutes. It is free from the airport and costs $2.00 to the airport.
If you have to drive, you can get direction here: https://goo.gl/maps/aN861yJxvG72
Information on parking can be found here: http://www.media.mit.edu/contact/directions/parking