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Transportation Options

Car. Public Transit. Shuttle. Ride Share.

Choose your mode of transportation to get on and off campus.

Mount Ida is conveniently located, a few miles from Boston and accessible off of Routes 9, I-95 and the Mass Pike, with available-on campus parking.

Public Transit:
Don’t have a car – No worries! The Mount Ida College Shuttle can get you here and back.

The shuttle connects riders to and from campus to Newton Centre and Boston via the MBTA’s Green Line Riverside Branch and runs on a posted schedule.

The MBTA #52 bus which also stops in Newton Centre, will take you to within a few blocks of campus.

For your convenience, the shuttle is trackable in real time on a mobile device – so you can wait inside where it’s warm – or cool – for your shuttle to pick you up.

Hotel Shuttle:
Transportation will be provided for students staying at the Sheraton Needham. Information can be found here. 

Wheels When You Need Them

Students, faculty & staff at Mount Ida College can sign up to use the two Zipcars available in the Campus Center lot.
Here’s how it works:
There are four simple steps to Zipcar freedom.
1. Join at http://www.zipcar.com/universities/mount-ida-college
2. Reserve a car online or on your phone for as little as an hour or as long as seven days.
3. Scan into the car using your Zipcard. (The keys are already in the car.)
4. Drive away. (Just make sure to return the car at the end of your reservation.)

With Zipcar parked right in the Campus Center lot, it’s easy to check out Newton Centre, get downtown, run errands, or even take a road trip. And since Zipcar covers gas, insurance, and 180 miles per day, you can enjoy the freedom of the open road without any of the extra costs.

Find out more – Join today at http://www.zipcar.com/universities/mount-ida-college
For more information on identification and documents needed for international students please refer to members.zipcar.com/apply/foreign-drivers