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Living in MIT Cambridge

MIT is the 11th most walkable neighborhood in Cambridge with 4,529 residents.

MIT has excellent public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

Nearby neighborhoods: The Port / Area 4, Wellington-Harrington, Cambridgeport, East Cambridge, Mid-Cambridge, Riverside and Aggasiz / Harvard North.

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Walk Score of MIT, Cambridge, MA

MIT is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Charles River

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Johnson/Zesiger Athletics & Sports Center

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in MIT Cambridge.

MIT is the 11th most walkable neighborhood in Cambridge with a Walk Score of 73.

Find apartments in Cambridge's most walkable neighborhoods: The Port / Area 4, Riverside and Wellington-Harrington.

MIT Cambridge Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for The Watermark in the MIT area
$3,034
1 bed
Walk Score 82
Rental info for 91 Sidney St in the MIT area
$2,767
1 bed
Walk Score 95
Rental info for 23 Sidney St in the MIT area
$2,533
1 bed
Walk Score 96
Rental info for 129 Franklin St in the MIT area
$2,510
1 bed
Walk Score 97
Rental info for 100 Memorial Dr in the MIT area
$2,620
1 bed
Walk Score 76
Rental info for Third Square in the MIT area
from $2,561
Studio
Walk Score 80
Rental info for Church Corner in the MIT area
from $2,690
2 bed
Walk Score 97
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MIT Neighborhood Ranking

Compare MIT to other Cambridge neighborhoods.

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Population

9 North Cambridge 84 68 86 12,013
10 West Cambridge 78 66 94 8,216
11 MIT 73 78 96 4,529
12 Strawberry Hill 70 49 84 2,204
13 Cambridge Highlands 65 61 82 1,212

Eating & Drinking

There are about 79 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in MIT.

People in MIT can walk to an average of 8 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Transit Score of MIT, Cambridge, MA

MIT has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find MIT Cambridge apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

MIT has excellent public transportation and about 6 bus and 1 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from MIT on public transit.

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MIT has about 9 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Bike Score of MIT, Cambridge, MA

MIT is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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Bike sharing is available from Hubway.

Photo of DuPont Center Gymnasium in MIT, Cambridge

DuPont Center Gymnasium

Photo of MIT Coop (Kendall Square) in MIT, Cambridge

MIT Coop (Kendall Square)

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Steinbrenner Stadium

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MIT

Photo of Hubway: MIT at Mass Ave / Amherst St in MIT, Cambridge

Hubway: MIT at Mass Ave / Amherst St

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77 Massachusetts Ave

Photo of 77 Massachusetts Ave in MIT, Cambridge

77 Massachusetts Ave

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Fountain Globe Main st Cambridge, Ma

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Charles River

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Saxon Tennis Courts

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Stratton Student Center

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Kresge Auditorium

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