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Boston Marathon, Red Sox Game and Shuttles in the LMA
Marathon Monday is a busy day for the Fenway and Kenmore Areas and the LMA. Here's everything you need to know about MASCO's shuttle service for Monday, April 20th. The regular Fenway Midday service will be replaced by a Red Sox Midday servic...
HUBWAY is Back!
The Hubway Bicycle System is full operational system-wide as of today, April 17th.  Click here for a full list of available stations, docks and bikes. http://www.thehubway.com/news/2015/04/15/system-wide-reopening-alert     Popout...
Earth Day Events in the LMA
Two great Earth Day events sponsored by Harvard Medical School are open to the public in the LMA this week and next: April 16, 2015 – Harvard Medical School Earth Fair Learn how your favorite HMS vendors are helping keep the campus Green on Apr...
TransLoc for Android is Here!
Shuttle rider? Android device user? TransLoc is now available for Android users to track their MASCO shuttle.  TransLoc gives real-time bus, shuttle and train tracking via your phone. It sends alerts to tell riders when their bus is approaching...
Our March $50 Gift Card Winner is.....
Congratulations to Liz Carew of Harvard Medical School! Liz started following @MASCOLMA on Twitter and her name was randomly selected as our first contest recipient. Liz is a Project Manager for HMS and their Pilot Studies on Football Player Health....
The Sox Return Monday!
So, you may need to adjust your commute accordingly. Each year at this time our beloved Red Sox return home to Fenway Park, and on game days, the traffic swells. So here's your friendly reminder about shuttle routes on game days and a copy o...
Eat Your Veggies! Join the Farm to Family CSA
Eat your veggies and help out low-income families in Dorchester. The Bowdoin Street Health Center has partnered with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) to offer the Farm to Family CSA to the BIDMC and MASCO communities.  When you purch...
MASCO Offers Free Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Classes to Women in the LMA
MASCO is pleased to offer free Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) classes to women working at member institutions in the LMA. Learn realistic self-defense tactics, including hands-on defense training as well as risk reduction and risk avoidance techniques...
The City of Boston Wants to Improve Transportation and They Want to Hear From YOU!
Did you participate in the Go Boston 2030 question campaign? You can now search the Go Boston 2030 website to see what you and your neighbors asked about Transportation Planning in Boston. 
We Want to Hear From YOU
It's been a rough winter, for sure, and we are not even close to being done. We realize that commuting has been a huge hassle, and we've been doing our very best to ensure that our MASCO SHUTTLE service remains as efficient as possible. Over...
MBTA Announces Service Restoration Schedule
The MBTA has released a schedule for service restoration. See the latest schedule here. 
MBTA SERVICE ADVISORY
MBTA Operating on Modified Commuter Rail Schedule, Including Multiple Train Cancellations - Tuesday, February 17, 2015 All Commuter Rail lines will operate on a modified weekday schedule on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. Commuter Rail service is expect...
No Snow Day for MASCO Telecom Employees
MASCO's Call Center never closes. It's 24/7, rain, shine or SNOW. So when Blizzard Juno blew into town, keeping staffing levels up was a priority.
Dedicated Employees Trek Through Storm to get to the LMA
Yesterday was a snow day for some of us, but not for 'essential employees' at some of our member institutions. These are just two examples of what for sure were many people fighting the elements to get to their jobs on Tuesday. Our collective...
Wheelock College Receives 2014 Presidential Award in Education
This week, President Obama's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll named Wheelock College its Presidential Award Winner in the Education Category. The award is the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for i...
MASCO Members DFCI, BCH and MEEI Receive Elite Recognition
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Boston Children's awarded coveted 2014 Leapfrog Top Hospital distinction. 
What Can The Many Talented Students At The Massachusetts College of Art and Design Do For You? A LOT!
For nearly 13 years, Lisa Rosowsky, Professor of Graphic Design at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, has partnered with local non-profit organizations to produce printed projects while giving her students exposure to real clients with communic...
MASCO Releases 2014 Annual Report
The Medical Academic Scientific Community Organization (MASCO) released its FY 2014 Annual Report today. The report includes highlights of MASCO's ongoing projects in the LMA as well as a financial snapshot of the company. You can view the report...
Making Playtime a Priority for Kids at Boston Children's Hospital
Being sick is not fun, and it is particularly no fun when you are a kid. Hospitals can be intimidating and daunting places, with all the monitors, alarms, beepers and tubes. Not exactly an ideal children's playground. Renowned entertainer and pro...
Service Changes Coming for JFK, Fenway Shuttle Routes
We've been listening to you, our shuttle riders, about overcrowding issues on our shuttles and increasing service on our JFK shuttle route. We've poured over ridership data and shuttle capacity at peak times, and we've adjusted our servic...

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