Department of
Biological Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology


Public transportation is a very important issue, especially since parking at the medical school is scarce. The closest T stops to HMS are Longwood Ave (Green Line, D branch) and Brigham Circle (Green Line, E branch). Buses that have stops around the Longwood Medical Area include Routes 39, 66, 47, 8, 60, 65, CT2, and CT3. Also see info about M2 shuttle below.

Buses and the T (subway):

  • MBTA is Boston's public transportation system
  • Harvard offers a discount of up to 50% on T passes (train and bus passes). You will receive confirmation by e-mail.

Harvard shuttles:

  • MASCO runs the M2 shuttle which runs between Harvard's Cambridge and Boston campuses with stops in between. It is free to ride with a Harvard ID card. 
  • Cambridge Campus Shuttles are free to ride for Harvard affiliates.  They shuttle between Harvard Yard, Mather House, the Radcliffe Quad, Memorial Hall and the athletic facilities 7 days a week during term time.


  • Zipcar is a car-sharing company that rents cars by the hour and by the day.  It has many cars in the Greater Boston area, and Harvard affiliates get a membership discount.

Used Bikes:

  • Quad Bikes: Located between Harvard and Porter Squares

New Bikes:

HUPD Bicycle Safety