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We are committed to providing safe and reliable transportation and parking for the University community. This includes shuttle and van service, fleet management, parking, and our award winning CommuterChoice Program which offers a number of sustainable transportation options.

Announcements

Temporary Changes for Shuttle Services

Harvard Transit has changed service due to COVID-19 in the following ways: Shuttle Service: Allston Express, M-F 7am-10am & 4pm-6:30pm.  Barry's corner will be discontinuing service starting 3/31, please use Allston Express, On-Demand, or MBTA service to/from the square.  Van Service: On-Demand service only, M-F 8am-11:30pm, Sa/Su 4pm-11:30pm.  Please Click Here for the latest service updates.

Annual Parking Permit During University Remote Work Policy

NEW - Parking Services is currently offering two options for those whose commutes and daily driving routines have been disrupted by coronavirus (COVID-19). You may view your options here.

NEW - April 2020 Transit Pass Credit

Local transit providers have announced that the cost of April 2020 transit passes, which were sent out earlier this week, can be credited back when certain deadlines and/or mailing documentation by the user are met. If you do not plan on using your April pass and would like to receive credit for it, please visit this website for passholder-specific guidance.

Temporary No Charge Daily Parking Permits

Employees who typically commute via transit but are now hesitant to do so because of coronavirus, are now eligible for no charge daily parking at select Harvard facilities on the Cambridge and Allston campus. All Harvard I.D. holders will have access to the 52 Oxford Street Garage, the HBS Surface Lot, the Webster Lot (Athletics area), the Observatory Lot, Littauer Lot, SEAS Lot and William James Lot. No permit pre-ordering is required, simply show your Harvard I.D. for facility access. Annual permit holders will be given priority access to facilities, and availability may be limited at select locations. Parking rules continue to apply and signage regarding reserved spaces must be observed. View a map of Harvard parking locations: printable map or interactive map. Please refer to the University's website for additional transportation guidance. 

Getting Around

The CommuterChoice Program is committed to providing the best commuting information and planning services for Harvard affiliates who work in the Cambridge Allston/Brighton campuses.

Learn about transit options including Harvard’s 50% subsidy on monthly MBTA passes for benefits eligible faculty, staff, and postdocs.

Enjoy the environmental and monetary benefits of shared transportation.

Biking can offer a fast and efficient method of commuting to work or school and traveling around Harvard's campuses.

Walking is an important part of every commute and provides a healthy and environmentally friendly way to get around.

Employees who commute green can be reimbursed for up to four trips per year via taxi/ride hail, transit or rental car in the event of a personal or family emergency. 

Please find more details about the process here.

Want to try alternative transportation but not sure how to begin? CommuterChoice is here to help.

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