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New MBTA Pass Discount for Employees

By Amy Laskowski University to provide up to 50 percent subsidy for faculty, staff Starting in September, Boston University will provide an MBTA pass subsidy to regular faculty and staff who order a monthly T-pass through BU. This new benefit, available to employees on the Charles River Campus and the Medical Campus, will mean a […]

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Commonwealth Approves Cycle Tracks along Comm Ave

$20 million project part of major multipart reconstruction 06.23.2016 By Amy Laskowski A diagram of the redesigned Commonwealth Avenue. Courtesy of the city of Boston Traveling on Comm Ave is about to get safer, for bicyclists, pedestrians, and drivers alike. State transportation authorities have approved a $20.4 million reconstruction of Commonwealth Avenue between Brookline and […]

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Commuting to the Charles River Campus

  Sometimes we don’t think about our commute to campus as an aspect of our lives we can change. Maybe we do think about it, but don’t know where to begin. BU’s Parking & Transportation Services on the Charles River Campus (CRC) is working hard by helping faculty, staff, and students understand and consider all […]

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New Bike Cage at BUMC

Good news for BMC/BUMC bikers! Due to high demand, there has been an increase in the overall number of available spaces for bikes to be stored at BMC/BUMC thanks to the efforts of Director of Public Safety, Control Center, and Parking Services, Connie Packard, TranSComm, and Facilities Management. There is a new bike cage (open […]

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Bike lanes to be added to Hub roadways by 2018

By Steven Dufour In an attempt to keep up with the city’s growing bike population, Boston Bikes announced on Friday a plan to add 75 miles of bike paths to Boston in the next five years. The Bike Network Plan outlines several stages of implementation for various types of lanes, traffic signals and signs specifically […]

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Bike Safety Focus of BU’s Sustainability Festival

Free tune-ups today for those who bring bikes Get a sticky note and jot this down: Bring bike to campus today. Why? Because you could score a free bike tune-up along with a helmet, lights, and other cycling swag just by showing up at Marsh Plaza between 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. It’s all part […]

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CRC and BUMC Receive Bike Friendly Business Awards

Both the Charles River Campus and Medical Campus were recognized as Bike Friendly Businesses by Transportation Commissioner Thomas Tinlin at Mayor Menino’s Bike Friendly Business Awards. Forty-one businesses were honored at the sixth annual ceremony held on May 17th at City Hall Plaza. The awards recognize businesses that promote bike-friendly practices such as encouraging employees […]

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Test-Driving Hubway

BU Today takes Boston’s new bike-share program for a spin 09.13.2011By Leslie Friday New Balance Hubway is Boston’s new bike-share program, with three stations on the Charles River Campus, along Comm Ave. Photo by Cydney Scott  Anyone navigating Commonwealth Avenue knows it’s a circus. Cars, trucks, bikes, trolleys, and pedestrians barrel along and skitter across the […]

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Excellence in Commuter Options

The Medical Campus and the Charles River Campus received 2012 Pinnacle Excellence in Commuter Options (ECO) Awards by MassRides and  Massachusetts Coalition of Transportation Management Associations.

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