News and Events

Harvard Commencement Activities TOMORROW
Harvard Commencement is TOMORROW and here's what it means to your shuttle service: There will be regular M2 service on May 28 & May 29, 2015 - No charge on both days.
Bike Month and MASCO's Annual Bike Breakfast WEDNESDAY
Did you know that Massachusetts is the fourth friendliest state to bikes in all of the US? See rankings here.
New Cut Vans (mini-shuttles) Rolling Through the LMA!
Today, the first of MASCO's seven new cut vans began transporting commuters on the M6 shuttle. By the end of the month, the remaining six vans will be in service, replacing an older fleet of vans.  "We are all very pleased that by the e...
Ride MASCO Shuttles? Tell Us What You Think!
At this time each year, MASCO asks its shuttle riders to answer a few questions about our shuttle service, and participants are entered into a raffle to win Red Sox tickets. Please take the time to tell us about your shuttle use and experience. http:...
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.     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 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. 

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