Category: Transportation News

Late Night BUS Service Cancelled ( 1/26 )

January 26th, 2015 in Transportation News

Late night BUS service has been cancelled for this evening. The BU Bus will not operate Tuesday or Tuesday night. Changes to the BUS schedule will be posted on the BU Shuttle website. Shuttle updates are also available on Twitter at @BUShuttle.


Blizzard Parking Information ( 1/26 )

January 26th, 2015 in Transportation News

In anticipation of the impending blizzard, please adhere to the following instructions so that our surface lots can be properly cleared and maintained by Facilities Management & Planning.  All University permit holders who are not currently parking within a covered/garaged facility should park in one of the facilities listed below, beginning this afternoon. This includes departmental vehicles.

• Babcock Garage (B)
• 808 Commonwealth Avenue Garage (F)
• 575 Commonwealth Avenue Garage (L)
• 730 Commonwealth Avenue Garage (Q)

These covered parking facilities will remain open throughout the storm. Please note that garage facilities other than those listed above (e.g. SMG, Warren Towers and Agganis Garages) will not be staffed during the blizzard, so you will not have access to your vehicle 24/7. Once the campus has reopened, all vehicles should be returned to normal parking areas as soon as possible.

Vehicles left in any surface lot during a city declared snow emergency will be subject to tow at the vehicle owner’s risk and expense.

In addition, University parking permit holders without 24-hour parking privileges who believe that weather conditions prohibit them from safely driving their vehicles home may park in one of above mentioned facilities during this time. Permit holders without overnight privileges must notify Parking & Transportation Services of their intention to keep their vehicle on-campus overnight by calling our office at 617-353-2160 or by sending an email to


MBTA Information – All Service Cancelled on Tuesday ( 1/27 )

January 26th, 2015 in Transportation News

Please visit the MBTA’s website for information regarding the impact weather may have on all modes of public transportation.

Stay warm!


Buick Street Closed , Buick Street Lot Remains Open and Agganis Arena Garage Information

January 15th, 2015 in Transportation News

Due to emergency construction, Buick St. will be closed at the 25 Buick St. parking booth.   The Buick Street Lot will remain open and those exiting the lot will only be able to make a left hand turn out of the lot on to Buick Street.

The Agganis Arena Garage  will only be accessible from Harry Agganis Way and those exiting the Arena will only be able to access Commonwealth Avenue from Harry Agganis Way.


MBTA Semester Passes Available For Pickup on Tuesday, January 27

January 15th, 2015 in Transportation News

Those students that ordered a 2015 Spring MBTA Semester Pass may pick their pass up at the Parking & Transportation Services ( PTS ) office beginning at 9AM on Tuesday, January 27th. The PTS office is located at 1019 Commonwealth Avenue and is open weekdays from 9AM to 5PM.

Students that chose to have the passes delivered to their mail room may also pick their passes up at that time.

Please remember that in order to pick up a Semester Pass a student must present their Terrier Card.


PTS Office Closed In Observance of MLK Day

January 14th, 2015 in Transportation News

This is just a reminder that the Parking & Transportation ( PTS ) office will be closed on Monday, January 19th in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr Day. The office will reopen at 9AM on Tuesday, January 20th.


No Daytime BUS Service on MLK Day ( 1.19.15 )

January 12th, 2015 in Transportation News

Just a reminder that there will be no daytime BUS service on Martin Luther King, Jr Day which is on Monday, January 19.

Late Night BUS service will operate on a normal schedule.


Morse Lot To Reopen On Tuesday, January 13

January 8th, 2015 in Transportation News

Due to circumstances out of the control of the contractor performing work in preparation for the construction of the CILSE Building, the Morse Lot will now be reopening on Tuesday, January 13. The lot will be opening at 7:00 A.M. to permit holders and departmental vehicles.

For more information regarding the CILSE Buidling, please refer to this BU Today article from October.


FINAL REMINDER: Spring MBTA Semester Pass Deadline is Friday, January 9 at 4PM

January 6th, 2015 in Transportation News

Applications for the 2015 Spring semester must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 9.

To apply on-line, go to and select “MBTA Semester Pass” from the express link menu, login using your Boston University login name and Kerberos password, and then follow the on-screen instructions.  If you do not have a BU login name and Kerberos password, select the Student Link’s “Basics” tab and then select “Read Me First/Getting Started” for instructions.

More information about the benefits of the semester pass program is available online at the Parking & Transportation Services website.


US pledges nearly $1b for Green Line extension

December 3rd, 2014 in Transportation News

The federal government this week pledged nearly $1 billion to help finance the expansion of the Green Line from Cambridge into Somerville and Medford, a major boost for the long-promised transit project.


MBTA Press Release Here