Category: Transportation News

Warren Towers Garage – Entry & Exit Lane Construction

July 17th, 2018 in Transportation News

Over the next 3 weeks, the following entrance and exit lane closures will be taking place at the Warren Towers Garage due to construction.  The impact of this work will be minimal with only minor redirection occurring as necessary during each respective closure.

  • July 19 – 22 (Thu-Sun): Hinsdale St. Exit will be closed.  Parkers must use Cummington St. Exit during this timeframe.
  • July 23 – 27 (Mon-Fri): Cummington St. Exit will be closed. Parkers must use Hinsdale St. Exit during this timeframe.
  • July 30 – Aug 3 (Mon-Fri): Hinsdale St. Entrance will be closed. Parkers must enter using Hinsdale St. Exit and exit using Cummington St. Exit during this timeframe.

Thank you for your patience while this work is completed.

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Changes to BUS Service During Bridge Project (July 26 – August 11)

July 12th, 2018 in Transportation News

During the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project (July 26 and August 11), the BUS will continue to run with the following stop changes:

  • As of 7AM on July 26th, the Student Village 2 (M1) stop be moved across the street from its usual location and closer to Nickerson Field.
  • As of 7PM on July 26th, the BUS will be unable to stop at Marsh Plaza (C6) and will instead stop one block east, prior to Granby Street.
  • As of 7PM on July 26th, the BUS will be unable to stop at College of Fine Arts (C7).

Shuttles will run as scheduled, but delays resulting from traffic along the route will be inevitable.  Users should consult the BU Mobile App for live shuttle locations and estimated arrivals as well as Twitter (@BUShuttle) and the BUS website for service alerts.

Please note that the MBTA will be using green Peter Pan buses to replace Green Line B Branch Service between Babcock and Blandford Streets.  These ARE NOT part of the BU Shuttle Service.

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MBTA Parking Rate Change (effective 8/1/18)

July 10th, 2018 in Transportation News

Starting August 1, 2018, the MBTA will increase weekday parking fees at 32 lots and garages, lower fees at 21 lots, and maintain fees at 46 lots.

Remember: BU’s Transit Station Parking Benefit allows regular faculty and staff to pay for parking at these lots and garages with pre-tax dollars. Go to the “Campus Services” page under the “Employee Self-Service” tab in BUworks to enroll today!

 

Here’s a list of the changes by station:

Abington

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Alewife

Current price: $7
New price: Monday-Friday: $10; Saturday-Sunday: $3

Andover

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Ashland

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Auburndale

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $6; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Ballardvale

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Beachmont

Current price: $5
New price: Monday-Friday: $5; Saturday-Sunday: $2.50

Bellevue

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Beverly Depot

Current price: $5
New price: Monday-Friday: $2; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Bradford

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $2; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Braintree

Current price: $7
New price: Monday-Friday: $10; Saturday-Sunday: $3

Brandeis/Roberts

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Bridgewater

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Butler

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Campello

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $2; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Canton Center

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Canton Junction

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Chestnut Hill

Current price: $6
New price: Monday-Friday: $9; Saturday-Sunday: $3

Cohasset

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $2; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Dedham Corporate

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $2; Saturday-Sunday: $2

East Weymouth

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $6; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Eliot

Current price: $6
New price: Monday-Friday: $9; Saturday-Sunday: $3

Fairmount

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Forest Hills

Current price: $6
New price: Monday-Friday: $9; Saturday-Sunday: $3

Forge Park/Route 495

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Framingham

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Franklin

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $6; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Gloucester

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $2; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Grafton

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Greenbush

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $2; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Halifax

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $2; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Hamilton/Wenham

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Hanson

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Haverhill

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $2; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Hersey

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Highland

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Hingham Shipyard

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $2; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Holbrook/Randolph

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Hyde Park

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Islington

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Kingston/Route 3

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Littleton/Route 495

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $6; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Lynn

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $2; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Malden Center

Current price: $6
New price: Monday-Friday: $7.50; Saturday-Sunday: $3

Mattapan

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $2; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Middleborough/Lakeville

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Milton

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $6; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Montello

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $2; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Montserrat

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Nantasket Junction

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $2; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Needham Heights

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Needham Junction

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $6; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Newburyport

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Norfolk

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

North Beverly

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

North Quincy / Hancock St.

Current price: $5
New price: Monday-Friday: $7.50; Saturday-Sunday: $3

North Quincy / Newport Ave.

Current price: $5
New price: Monday-Friday: $7.50; Saturday-Sunday: $3

North Scituate

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Norwood Central

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Norwood Depot

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $2; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Oak Grove

Current price: $6
New price: Monday-Friday: $9; Saturday-Sunday: $3

Orient Heights

Current price: $5
New price: Monday-Friday: $5; Saturday-Sunday: $2.50

Plymouth

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $2; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Quincy Adams

Current price: $7
New price: Monday-Friday: $10; Saturday-Sunday: $3

Reading

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $6; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Readville

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $2; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Riverside

Current price: $6
New price: Monday-Friday: $6; Saturday-Sunday: $3

Roslindale Village

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Route 128

Current price: $7
New price: Monday-Friday: $7; Saturday-Sunday: $3

Rowley

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $2; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Salem

Current price: $5
New price: Monday-Friday: $5; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Savin Hill

Current price: $5
New price: Monday-Friday: $7.50; Saturday-Sunday: $2.50

South Attleboro

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $6; Saturday-Sunday: $2

South Weymouth

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $2; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Southborough

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $6; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Stoughton

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Suffolk Downs

Current price: $5
New price: Monday-Friday: $2.50; Saturday-Sunday: $2.50

Sullivan Square

Current price: $6
New price: Monday-Friday: $9; Saturday-Sunday: $6

Swampscott

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $6; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Waban

Current price: $6
New price: Monday-Friday: $9; Saturday-Sunday: $3

Wakefield

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $6; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Walpole

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Watertown Yard

Current price: $5
New price: Monday-Friday: $5; Saturday-Sunday: $2.50

Wellington

Current price: $6
New price: Monday-Friday: $9; Saturday-Sunday: $4

West Gloucester

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $2; Saturday-Sunday: $2

West Hingham

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

West Medford

Current price: $5
New price: Monday-Friday: $5; Saturday-Sunday: $2

West Natick

Current price: $5
New price: Monday-Friday: $5; Saturday-Sunday: $2

West Newton / Washington St.

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

West Newton / Webster St.

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

West Roxbury

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $6; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Westborough

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $6; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Weymouth Landing/East Braintree

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $4; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Whitman

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $6; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Wilmington

Current price: $4
New price: Monday-Friday: $6; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Wollaston

Current price: $5
New price: Monday-Friday: $5; Saturday-Sunday: $2.50

Wonderland Garage

Current price: $5
New price: Monday-Friday: $7; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Wonderland Surface

Current price: $5
New price: Monday-Friday: $7; Saturday-Sunday: $2

Woodland

Current price: $6
New price: Monday-Friday: $6; Saturday-Sunday: $3

Source: https://www.boston.com/cars/commute/2018/06/19/mbta-new-parking-fees

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MBTA Pass Issues

June 11th, 2018 in Transportation News

The MBTA is experiencing problems with some of their passes. A number of transit users have encountered a “NOT VALID YET” message when trying to board buses and trains. To correct the issue, faulty passes must be replaced. If you hold a BU-subsidized Local Bus or LinkPass and are experiencing this issue, please email parking@bu.edu to request a replacement; we will respond when it is ready for pickup.

To discuss this issue with the MBTA, please visit their Customer Support webpage for contact options.

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Commencement 2018 Parking and Transportation

May 16th, 2018 in Campus Events Parking, Transportation News

While you will find all manner of Commencement Weekend information on the 2018 Commencement website, complete parking and transportation arrangements can be found via the following links:

Commencement Weekend: Shuttle Bus Weekend Service
Thursday Regular scheduled service
Friday 7 a.m. 11 p.m.
Saturday 7 a.m. 11 p.m.
Sunday 7 a.m. 7 p.m.

Please feel free to contact Parking & Transportation Services staff by email to parking@bu.edu or by calling 617-353-2160.

Commencement Weekend: Parking & Transportation Office Hours
Thursday, May 17 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday, May 18 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, May 19 10 a.m. 2 p.m.
Sunday, May 20 8 a.m. 2 p.m.

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No BUS Service on Memorial Day (5/28)

May 16th, 2018 in Transportation News

Regular Summer BUS Service will resume on Tuesday, May 29th.

Have a safe and happy holiday!

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Summer BUS Schedule Begins May 14

May 11th, 2018 in Transportation News

Boston University Shuttle Summer Schedule Changes:

The Summer Weekday Service Schedule begins Monday, May 14.

Late Night and Weekend Service along the Charles River Campus will be suspended for the summer beginning Saturday, May 19.

Saturday Daytime Service will remain unchanged.

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Important Advisory for Quincy Center Commuters

December 19th, 2017 in Transportation News

Starting on Monday, January 8, 2018, Wollaston station on the Red Line in Quincy will be closed for renovations that are planned to last 20 months. Given the disruption to an existing Red Line station, the MBTA will be setting Quincy Center to Zone 1A and accepting monthly CharlieCard LINK passes on Commuter Rail for trips between Quincy Center and JFK/UMASS and South Station to give riders additional transit options.

The only change to Corporate Pass orders is for riders buying Zone 1 monthly passes to commute to/from South Station or JFK/UMASS to/from Quincy Center, as these passes need only be Zone 1A during the disruption.

Starting with February orders, riders commuting inbound from Quincy Center may change their order (via BUworks, under Campus Services) to Zone 1A passes instead of Zone 1 passes for the remainder of the mitigation. Changes can be made to the February orders up until January 10, 2018.

Wollaston Station Improvements

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Protected Bike Lanes Are Coming to Comm Ave!

November 2nd, 2017 in Transportation News

Have you noticed a lot of construction on Comm Ave through west campus? Find out what it’s all about in this BU Today article about Comm Ave and protected bike lanes.

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