International Society for Humor Studies Boston 2011 Conference

Travel Information

Directions

For those coming in from Logan International Airport, take the #22 or #33 Massport's free on-airport shuttle bus service to the subway station. Take the Blue Line "inbound" to Government Center. From there, transfer to the Green Line (upstairs) and take the "B" train ("Boston College").

For the on-campus housing: get off at the "St. Paul Street" stop. The dorms/housing registration will be down Buick Street, straight ahead and to the right of you as you depart the train.

For the conference/registration: get off at the "West Campus" stop. Cross the street and the building will be to your left. The conference meeting rooms are at 871 Comm Ave, the College of General Studies building (CGS).

From Amtrak – South Station: take the Red Line inbound (Alewife) train. Change to the Green Line at Park Street Station and take the westbound "B" train ("Boston College") to the "St. Paul Street" stop. The dorms/registration will be down Buick Street, straight ahead and to the right of you as you depart the train.

A one-way subway train trip (cash or Charlie Ticket) is $2. For those coming for an extended time, we recommend getting a 7-day unlimited pass for $15.

Cabs from the airport to campus are approximately $35.

Overnight parking is available to conference attendees at 808 Commonwealth Ave. for $16 per day.

Conference address: 871 Commonwealth Ave
On-campus housing address: 10 Buick Street (off of Commonwealth Ave)

If you are driving, I would recommend parking at subway or commuter rail lots/garages. Parking options can be found at: http://www.mbta.com/riding_the_t/parking/

Boston University Campus

  • Campus Convenience: 957 Comm Ave
  • CVS pharmacy: 900 Comm Ave
  • FedEx Kinkos (copies/printing/shipping): 115 Cummington (@700 Comm Ave)
  • Radio Shack (electronics): 730 Comm Ave
  • Bank of America ATM: 957 Comm Ave

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