Association for Behavior Analysis International

The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.

48th Annual Convention

Travel Information

 

From Boston Logan International Airport

The airport is located only 2 miles from the Boston Convention & Exhibitions Center (BCEC).

 

By Car: Take on I-90 West/Ted Williams Tunnel to Exit 135 “South Boston,” from Transportation Way. At the top of the ramp, turn right onto Congress Street, then turn right on D Street. After the highway ramp, turn right onto Summer Street. Go one intersection, turn left onto East Side Drive.


By Train: Board train below the baggage claim area (follow signs to MBTA’s Silver Line). Service from the airport is always free. Disembark at the Seaport/World Trade Center stop, which is just across the street from BCEC. Taking the Silver Line back to the airport is only $2.75.

 

By Water Taxi: The free Massport Shuttle picks up and drops off at Logan International Airport. You can board a water taxi that has several stops near the BCEC (see map).

 

From Amtrack North Station

Arriving by Amtrack train? You will arrive at North Station, right in downtown Boston. To get to the BCEC, use Orange Line southbound toward Forest Hills and stop at Downtown Crossing. Transfer to the Red Line southbound towards Ashmont and stop at South Station. Transfer to Silver Line Bus SL2 Outbound towards Drydock and stop at World Trade Center. Fare should be about $2.40. You can review itineraries using online tool here or station map here.

 

Parking

In addition to hotel parking, there is parking at the BCEC. To self-park ($20; $40 for oversized vehicles), from Summer Street, turn onto East Side Drive, drive past the valet area, and continue straight along the side of the building. At the end of the building, make a right and go down the ramp. At the bottom of the ramp, turn left and you will see the entrance to the South Parking lot in front of you. Accessible parking spaces are also located in this lot, closest to the building (the same parking rates apply).

 

Valet parking is available during most events for $30. To access from Summer Street, turn onto East Side Drive and the valet area will be immediately on your right. They accept cash and all major credit cards.

 

There are also several parking options near BCEC. Parking spots may be reserved ahead of time using SpotHero, a parking reservation app. Please be aware that parking rates are subject to change without notice.

 

Getting Around Boston

Public Transit

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) makes the entire city accessible integrating the subway (T stations), train, ferry, and commuter rail systems.

 

MBTA has a tool called Trip Planner that lets you plan your T ride from beginning to end. Simply enter in your starting location and the BCEC as your destination, and the trip planner will tell you where you need to go stop-by-stop quickly and easily via subway or bus.

 

A subway map may be found here.

 

Boston Bikes Rentals

If you want to explore Boston by bike, stop by the conveniently located BLUEbike station at D street (next to Lawn on D) or at Summer Street at West Side Drive. For just $10, you'll get 24 hours of access to BLUEbikes and you can keep a bike out for up to 2 hours at a time. There are many stations throughout the city, click here to find the one nearest you.

 

Taxis & Ridesharing

Uber/Lyft apps

Boston Cab: 617-536-5010

Independent Taxi (ITOA): 617-825-4000

Metro Cab: 617-782-5500

Town Taxi: 617-536-5000

 

Zipcar provides convenient access to vehicles located all over Boston allowing you to reserve cars by hour or by day. Learn about their memberships here.

 

International Travelers

Find detailed information here about traveling to Boston from other countries.

 

Traveler Accessibility

Details can be found here regarding accessibility needs on MBTA, Logan International Airport, and businesses around the city.

 

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