Contact Us

The Program’s main address and general contact information is:

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, National Preparedness Leadership Initiative
8 Story Street, Room 03-02
Cambridge, MA 02138
Main Telephone: (617) 496-0867

Mail Address:

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, National Preparedness Leadership Initiative
P.O. Box 381488
Cambridge, MA 02238


Directions

The Program is located near Harvard Square, Cambridge, Ma.

If you are planning to visit us, our office is easily accessible from the region’s main transport hubs, convenient to the MBTA, the area’s extensive public transport system, and easy to get to by car.

By Plane:

Located only a few miles away from Boston’s Logan International Airport, taxing from the airport and should take 20-30 minutes and cost approximately $35.

Public transportation: take the MBTA Silver Line SL1 bus to South Station, transfer at South Station to the outbound Red Line train (toward Alewife), deboard at the 6th stop which is Harvard Square. The full ride takes approximately 30-40 minutes. The MBTA fare is $2.50 from Logan airport to Harvard Square.

If you are driving yourself from the airport, please follow the directions “From Logan” in the “By Car” section.

By Train or Taxi:

We are convenient to Boston’s three main Amtrak stations. From:

South Station a taxi ride should take 15-20 minutes and cost approximately $20.

  • South Station is also convenient to Cambridge via subway. Take the Red Line (direction Alewife) six stops to Harvard Square. The subway ride should take about 15 minutes and costs $2.

North Station a taxi ride should take 15-20 minutes and cost approximately $20.

  • If you wish to take public transport take any outbound Green Line train (direction Boston College, Cleveland Circle, Riverside, or Heath Street) for three stops to Park Street. Change to the outbound Red Line train (direction Alewife) for four stops to Harvard Square. Follow the maps for walking directions. The subway ride costs $2 and takes about 25 minutes.

Back Bay Station a taxi ride should take 10-15 minutes and cost approximately $15.

  • If you wish to take the subway, take the Orange line inbound (direction Oak Grove) for three stops to Downtown Crossing. Change to the outbound Red Line train (direction Alewife) for five stops to Harvard Square. Follow the maps for walking directions. The subway ride costs $2 and takes about 25 minutes.

Walking from Harvard Square Redline Station once you exit the subway. Our offices are a short walk from Harvard Square Station. As you come out of the station in Harvard Square head to your right down John F. Kennedy St., take your first left onto Church Street, take a right onto Brattle Street and an immediate left onto Story Street. We are a quarter of the way down the street on the left hand side.

By Car:

Logan Airport: Exit Logan Airport and follow the signs to I-90 West. Take exit 20, Brighton/Cambridge. Stay right after the toll and follow Cambridge signs for Storrow Drive West. At the traffic light (Doubletree Guest Suites Hotel will be on your right) take a left onto Soldiers Field Road. Follow for approximately one-half mile. Take Harvard Square – Cambridge exit and follow it across the Charles River. Continue straight through the first traffic light. You will now be on John F. Kennedy Street. At your second traffic light take a sharp left on to Eliot Street and your first right onto Brattle Street. Take your first left onto Story Street, we are located on the right.

Route 128 or I-90 (Massachusetts Turnpike): Take Route 128 to the Mass Pike East. Take exit 18, Allston/Brighton (exits left). Stay right after the toll and follow Cambridge signs to Storrow Drive West. At the traffic light (Doubletree Guest Suites Hotel will be on your right) take a left onto Soldiers Field Road. Follow for approximately one-half mile. Take Harvard Square – Cambridge exit and follow it across the Charles River. Continue straight through the first traffic light. You will now be on John F. Kennedy Street. At your second traffic light take a sharp left on to Eliot Street and your first right onto Brattle Street. Take your first left onto Story Street, we are located on the right.

Route 2: Follow Route 2 East to Cambridge, it changes from a major highway to a four-lane thoroughfare. You will travel from Alewife Brook Parkway, to Fresh Pond Parkway and eventually Memorial Drive, but the road will still be marked as Route 2 East. Once you reach the Charles River, turn left onto Memorial Drive (at the Charles River). Turn left again at the sign marked “Harvard Square,” which is John F. Kennedy Street, proceed down this street. At your second traffic light take a sharp left on to Eliot Street and your first right onto Brattle Street. Take your first left onto Story Street, we are located on the right.

Routes 95, 1 or 93 North: Follow Route 95 South to Route 1 South. Route 1 continues for several miles, crosses the Tobin Bridge and then merges with Route 93 South. Once on 93 South, take exit 26 and follow signs for Storrow Drive West. Stay to the right on Storrow Drive for approximately 4 miles. Take Harvard Square – Cambridge exit and follow it across the Charles River. Continue straight through the first traffic light. You will now be on John F. Kennedy Street. At your second traffic light take a sharp left on to Eliot Street and your first right onto Brattle Street. Take your first left onto Story Street, we are located on the right.

Routes 93, 1 or 3 South: Follow Routes 93/1/3 North to Mass Pike West (towards Worcester). Take exit 20, Allston/Brighton. Stay right after the toll and follow Cambridge signs to Storrow Drive West. At the traffic light (Doubletree Guest Suites Hotel will be on your right) take a left onto Soldiers Field Road. Follow for approximately one-half mile. Take Harvard Square – Cambridge exit and follow it across the Charles River. Continue straight through the first traffic light. You will now be on John F. Kennedy Street. At your second traffic light take a sharp left on to Eliot Street and your first right onto Brattle Street. Take your first left onto Story Street, we are located on the right.


Parking

Public Parking is available at the Charles Hotel and University Place Garages on University Road. Daily parking rates at these garages is about $27.


Hotels in the Area

The following hotels are located in Harvard Square and are within walking distance of our offices:

The Charles Hotel
www.charleshotel.com
1-800-882-1818

The Sheraton Commander Hotel
www.sheratoncommander.com
1-888-627-7121

The Harvard Square Hotel
www.harvardsquarehotel.com
1-800-458-5886

Hotel Veritas
www.thehotelveritas.com/
617-520-5000

Other hotel locations are in downtown Boston that are a quick subway or bus ride away.