News & Tools
Traveling On/Off Campus
Getting around town or across campus, finding news, using tips or tools
to make better choices, these are the goals of our "helpers and news."
Mass Avenue contruction - There is a downloadable plan on the site, which shows that there are going to be better defined bike paths, sidewalks will be redone and the corners will come out further. Parking on the street will be "tucked in" from the corners.
Updates --- Construction
Campus Construction Updates
The online campus
map can help one find a location easily. However if you only have
a paper version, here is a short guide to finding a building.
MIT Memorial Drive Traffic Cameras (maintained by IS&T)
MBTA: Rider Tools --- Service Updates
Massport Sites: Tobin
Bridge --- Airport
Information --- Plans
Highway Construction News: MassPike
AMC TMA: Boston Traffic/Construction Advisories: Streets, MBTA Transit Information
WBZ News Radio 1030 Traffic Advistories
Politics and Policy Online - Transportation Issues
Which way costs more driving or the T? See Harvard's
calculator. Just note that Harvard's parking fees and T-pass subsidy
are different from MIT, so you may have to adjust those totals.
Test Your Mileage IQ (a Sierra Club quiz)
How much fuel is my car using? What's my Miles per gallon? Calculate
Gas prices by zip code
Economy, Fuel Usage and Car Use An online book from the Conservation
Law Foundation called Road Kill: How Solo Driving Runs Down the Economy
Sprawl & Transportation Reports from the Massachusetts Sierra
Weekly Retail Fuel Prices
Discounts for T Users
Bicycles now in London (click news & press for more)
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