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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!

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DCR Summer Tree Pruning Road Lane Closures

June 2nd, 2016 in Transportation News

Beginning Tuesday, July 5, and continuing through the remainder of the summer, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will implement rolling lane closures along Storrow Drive, Soldiers Field road, and Memorial Drive to accommodate tree pruning. 

Tree pruning will occur between 9:00am and 3:00pm Tuesday through Friday. Travel lanes will be clearly marked and a police detail will be on site.

 

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Myles Shuttle Stop Relocated

May 24th, 2016 in Transportation News

Starting May 24th, the Myles BU Shuttle stop will be relocated to 644 Beacon St. (in front of the Bruegger’s Bagels) to accommodate construction until further notice. Please follow the shuttle on the live view website, BU Mobile app, or @BUShuttle for updates.

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

May 16th, 2016 in Transportation News

The 808 Commonwealth Avenue Lot and Garage (Lot F) will close to accommodate construction of the new CFA Theater and Scene Shop on Monday, May 16, 2016 and will remain closed until the Fall of 2017.

Permit holders currently parking within the 808 Commonwealth Avenue Lot and Garage should consider these other lots when parking on campus:

• Agganis Arena Garage – Lot A
• Langsam Garage – Lot B

 

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MBTA Fare Changes Effective July 1, 2016

March 11th, 2016 in Transportation News

The MBTA Fiscal Management Control Board has approved fare changes, including several increases, to MBTA local, commuter rail, and boat passes and tickets. An overview of fare changes to take effect on July 1, 2016, is available here.

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MassDOT Postpones Commonwealth Avenue Deck Replacement

March 4th, 2016 in Transportation News

The Commonwealth Avenue Deck Replacement project, scheduled to begin in summer 2016, has been postponed until summer 2017. Read more about the project here and view the recent project updates.

 

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Hubway Bike Share Returning to Boston for 2016 Season

February 29th, 2016 in Transportation News

Beginning February 29, Hubway will begin re-opening its many bike share stations throughout Boston. Check out the station opening schedules here!

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Government Center MBTA Station Reopens March 21

February 29th, 2016 in Transportation News

The MBTA Government Center Station reopened to transit passengers on March 21, after a two-year closure for major renovations to bring the station into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Read more about the improvements and see photos of the new station here.

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MBTA Green Line Extension Public Meetings

February 25th, 2016 in Transportation News

MassDOT and the MBTA will be holding public meetings to seek public input on the re-evaluation of the Green Line Extension project. The four key focus areas are: (1) project management; (2) redesign; (3) re-procurement; and (4) the development of a reliable cost estimate and schedule.

Wednesday, March 2nd 5:30pm-6:30pm: Open House 6:30pm-8:00pm: Presentation and Q&A Arts at the Armory 191 Highland Avenue – Somerville

Wednesday, March 23rd 5:30pm-6:30pm: Open House 6:30pm-8:00pm: Presentation and Q&A Tufts University 51 Winthrop Street – Medford

Wednesday, April 13th 5:30pm-6:30pm: Open House 6:30pm-8:00pm: Presentation and Q&A Argenziano School 290 Washington Street – Somerville

Wednesday, April 27th 5:30pm-6:30pm: Open House 6:30pm-8:00pm: Presentation and Q&A St. Anthony’s Parish Hall 400 Cardinal Medeiros Avenue – Cambridge

Thursday, May 5th 5:30pm-6:30pm: Open House 6:30pm-8:00pm: Presentation and Q&A St. Clement’s Parish Hall 579 Boston Avenue – Medford

Information about the meetings will also be posted to the Green Line Extension website and you may also send questions or input by email to info@glxinfo.com.

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Vision Zero Boston

February 16th, 2016 in Transportation News

Have you heard the term “Vision Zero” but not sure what it’s all about? The City of Boston has committed to Vision Zero, focusing resources on proven strategies to eliminate fatal and serious traffic crashes, prioritizing safety and taking a people-first approach to transportation and community development. Read more about the Vision Zero Boston principles and action plan here.

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