Category: Transportation News

Fall Daytime & Late Night BUS Schedules Available

August 18th, 2016 in Transportation News

The Fall daytime BUS schedule begins August 29. Late Night BUS service will begin September 3. Please visit the BUS website for schedules and to track the shuttles in real time.

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Right Lane Closure Along Storrow Drive Westbound Between Clarendon Street And The Boston University Bridge On 8/17

August 16th, 2016 in Transportation News

On Wednesday, August 17, 2016, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will implement a right lane closure along Storrow Drive Westbound between Clarendon Street and the Boston University Bridge from 9:30AM to 2:00PM to accommodate trash collection. Signage will be clearly posted.

808 Commonwealth Avenue Lot and Garage Closed To Accommodate Construction of New CFA Theater and Scene Shop

August 15th, 2016 in Transportation News

The 808 Commonwealth Avenue Lot and Garage (Lot F) has been closed to accommodate construction of the new CFA Theater and Scene Shop and is expected to remain closed until the Fall/Winter of 2017. Permit holders who previously used the 808 Lot and Garage should consider other west campus lots or available commuting options and benefits.

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Student MBTA Semester Pass Orders Due 4pm August 11

August 8th, 2016 in Transportation News

Students who wish to take advantage of the discounted fall semester MBTA pass must apply by the deadline of 4pm August 11. Please visit the Student MBTA Pass webpage for more information.

Employee September MBTA Pass Deadline Extended to August 14

August 3rd, 2016 in Transportation News

To provide employees the maximum amount of time to take advantage of the recently announced MBTA subsidy, the ordering deadline for September passes has been extended to August 14.

New MBTA September 2016 pass orders (or any modifications to a recurring monthly order) must be placed on or before August 14 for September. Employees who have already enrolled for a September pass or have a recurring pass order do not need to take further action; the subsidy will be automatically applied.

CRC employees will enroll through BUworks Central; BUMC employees will enroll through the TranSComm office.

Please note that for MBTA pass orders placed for October and all future months, the regular deadline to place and modify orders will resume to the 10th calendar day of the preceding benefits month.

Please contact us if you have any questions about this new benefit!

New MBTA Subsidy for Regular BU Faculty and Staff!

August 3rd, 2016 in Transportation News

Beginning with the September MBTA pass order, Boston University will subsidize monthly MBTA transit passes for regular Charles River Campus and Medical Campus faculty and staff!

Eligible employees who purchase their pass through BU will begin receiving their monthly MBTA passes at a new subsidized rate:

  • 35% for Local Bus, Inner and Outer Express Bus, Subway (LinkPass) and Commuter Rail Zone 1A 
  • 50% for Boat and Commuter Rail Zones 1-10 (excluding 1A) 

Visit the Employee MBTA Pass page for full program details.

The September pass ordering deadline has been extended to August 14. You must apply on or before this date for your September pass, so don’t wait! Charles River Campus employees will enroll through BUworks Central (from the Employee Self-Service tab click on Campus Services and Apply for MBTA pass). Medical Campus employees will enroll through the TranSComm office.

Employees who have already placed a new (or have a recurring) pass order for September 2016 do not need to take further action; the subsidy will be automatically applied.

We are very excited for BU faculty and staff to have access to transportation options at a lower cost! Contact us with any questions you may have about this new benefit.

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Walk/Ride Day Event Wednesday, July 27 4-5:30 pm

July 20th, 2016 in Transportation News

Join us Wednesday, July 27, from 4-5:30 pm between CGS and CFA on west campus and end your work day with some fun rewards brought to you by sustainability@BU and Parking & Transportation Services. We’re celebrating the July Walk/Ride Day Challenge – log your commute to help your department (and BU) top the leader board, and treat yourself to some ice cream and fruit while chatting to us about your commute to BU. Sign up for a quick intro to bike maintenance session. See you there!

Parking & Transportation Services Closed Monday, July 4

June 28th, 2016 in Transportation News

The Parking & Transportation Services office will be closed Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day, and will reopen at 9am on Tuesday, July 5.

There will be no BU Shuttle service on July 4. Daytime shuttle operations will resume on July 5.

Have a safe and happy holiday!

Commonwealth Avenue And Surrounding Roads Will Be Closed During The Morning Of Sunday, June 26th Due To B.A.A. Road Race

June 23rd, 2016 in Transportation News

Please be aware that Commonwealth Avenue, Bay State Road, Granby Street , and Deerfield Street will be closed on Sunday, June 26, 2016  from approximately 7 am to 11 am due to the B.A.A 10K road race.

Bike Commuter Workshop June 16, 1-2pm

June 10th, 2016 in Transportation News

Thinking about biking to work but need some advice? Just joined Hubway but not really sure what to do next? Concerned about how to bike to BU safely?intro to bike commuting 6-16-16

This workshop is for you!

Learn the basics of bike commuting from a local bicycling expert – we’ll cover topics like the rules of the road, gear you need, and planning your routes.

Already biking to campus? Bring a friend who isn’t and help others bike to BU!