Commute Planning


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Commute Planning

Trying to figure out the best ways to commute to and from Harvard? Let us help you!

We can help identify options specifically for you with our Personalized Commuting Assistance form, or you might find the transportation answers you need from the list of apps and websites below. 

If you are commuting to the Cambridge or Allston campus, please tell us a little about your schedule and we'll provide a range of commute suggestions tailored to your specific needs. Those commuting to LMA can email MASCO for assistance.

Download the free Transit app to your smartphone for real-time travel options to and around campus using the MBTA, Blue Bikes, Uber/Lyft and more to receive updates on your preferred transit and bus lines. 

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, Greater Boston’s public transit system, including links to schedules, maps, commuter rail alerts, discounts and much more!

Learn about private bus companies, railways and regional transit authorities serving the Greater Boston community and enroll in pre-tax savings on purchases of private transit passes and commuter checks.

The University Shuttle Service operates fixed route bus service during the academic year providing safe, convenient, and reliable transportation throughout the Cambridge and Allston campuses.

MASCO manages the Harvard Medical School shuttle which runs between the Longwood Medical Area (LMA) campus and Harvard University in Cambridge.

Travel across Boston, Cambridge, Somerville and Brookline on publically shared bikes. Bikes can be returned to any of the 300+ stations across the network including the 13 supported by Harvard.

Get 24/7 access to dozens of shared cars parked on campus and thousands all over the world for a deeply discounted rate for individuals or departments! Simply reserve online, gain access with your Zipcard and drive. Rates always include gas and insurance.

Drive to one of the many free parking lot hubs in the Park&Pedal network, park your car in a designated spot, and pedal your bike to work.