Travel and Hotel

Venue: The event will be held at 1 Silber Way, 9th Floor in the Metcalf Trustee Center Ballroom.

Public Transportation: The nearest T station is the Blandford stop on the B Green Line. Kenmore Station, serving the B, C and D Green lines, is located a few blocks away. Please visit to learn more.

Parking: We advise taking public transportation to the event, as parking is limited on-campus. The Granby Lot and Kenmore Lot are withing easy walking distance of 1 Silber Way. Please visit our Parking website for guest parking locations and rates:


The Hotel Commonwealth: 866‐784‐4000

Residence Inn Boston Back Bay/Fenway: 800‐409‐2427

Courtyard Cambridge by Marriott: 866‐323‐4159

Hyatt Regency Cambridge: 617‐441‐6484

Courtyard Marriott Coolidge Corner: 617‐396‐2016

DoubleTree Guest Suites Boston: 617‐583‐1129

Boston Park Plaza: 617‐654‐1976

Mention Boston University when booking, rates are seasonal and based on availability.

This event is being co-sponsored by the Initiative on Cities at Boston University and The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future.