Visitor Information

Contact Information

The Institute for Economic Development is located on the 5th floor at 264 Bay State Road, Boston University.  Our mailing address is:

Institute for Economic Development
Boston University
264 Bay State Road, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02215

Questions and requests for additional information can be directed to:

Tel: (617) 353-4030
Fax: (617) 353-4143
Email: OR (Eleanor Langdon, IED Administrative Manager)

Directions and Maps

The Boston University Information Center provides printable directions and maps of campus as well as information on the city’s public transportation system.

Travel and Transportation

The Boston University Information Center offers resources about parking on campus, reaching BU from Logan International Airport, the BU campus shuttle and accessible transportation.

Taxi Cab Companies:

  • Checker Cab: (617) 497-9000
  • City Cab: (617)536-5100
  • Metro Cab: (617)782-5500
  • Yellow Cab: (617)547-3000
  • Town Taxi: (617)536-5000

Commonwealth Limousine Service: (617)787-5575 or 800-558-5466

BostonCoach Corp: 800-672-7676

General Information about the Boston University Community

Boston University Website

Boston University Information Center provides a great resource for local hotels, restaurants and shopping, as well as things you must do while visiting Boston.

City of Boston: The official website of the City of Boston visitor’s page includes Culture & Recreation, Things to do, Getting around in Boston, and the City Calendar. Created and maintained by the Boston Globe, this extensive web site contains local news reports, sports coverage, cultural listings, restaurants, and classified ads — all the information you’d expect from a large metropolitan newspaper.

Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism: The MOTT is the state agency dedicated to promoting Massachusetts as a leisure-travel destination. Their website provides dining and leisure activities for the Boston area. Provided by Yankee Magazine, this site provides information on regional travel beyond the City of Boston.