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“Today, we honor and remember the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, their families, and the heroic actions of our first responders and medical professionals during a time of unimaginable tragedy. One Boston Day is a symbol of Boston’s resiliency and the strength of our community. That same strength has helped us together get through the crisis of a pandemic. Be kind to one another and be safe. We are Boston Strong, forever.” David Sweeney, President and CEO, MASCO

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After more than a decade of advocacy by MASCO on behalf of its members, the new commuter rail platform at Ruggles Station opened on April 5th, significantly increasing train capacity at Ruggles and improving access to the Longwood Medical and Academic Area.

MASCO is proud to have played a key role in coordinating and securing funding for the new platform and other station improvements, working in partnership with the state and neighboring stakeholders to pursue a $20 million federal TIGER grant that was awarded in 2014.

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April 5, 2021 •
April Food Truck Schedule

As part of the successful Outside// programming, MASCO announced that food trucks will continue to be available for lunch in the Longwood Area through April. Food trucks will be at 2 Blackfan Circle Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please wear a mask and stay socially distanced from other people when visiting a food truck. The April schedule can be found at longwoodoutside.org and regular updates, including how to order ahead, will be posted on twitter.com/MASCOLMA.

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March 18, 2021 •
Message to Longwood Community

From David Sweeney, President and CEO:

"The murder of eight people yesterday in Georgia, six of them Asian American women, was an act so abhorrent that it can be hard to find the words. I am saddened for their families and the Atlanta community. Like many of us, I am shaken by the undercurrent of hate that continues to threaten our country.

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Healthcare organizations and businesses across Massachusetts have stepped up to help administer COVID-19 vaccines to residents, including institutions right here in Longwood. MASCO is proud to assist Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center with their appointment-only vaccine distribution clinic for eligible patients, hosted at Temple Israel of Boston, by providing dedicated parking at 375 Longwood Avenue for people traveling by car to their vaccination appointment.

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The Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Report highlights how MASCO, in support of its members, responded to the first few months of the COVID-19 pandemic. Centered around the framework of Resolve, Resilience, and Return, MASCO created resourceful solutions and delivered high-quality services to address the changing needs of the institutions in Longwood.

 

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March 1, 2021 •
MARCH FOOD TRUCKS IN LONGWOOD

As part of the successful Outside// programming, MASCO announced that food trucks will continue to be available for lunch in the Longwood Area through March. Food trucks will be at 2 Blackfan Circle Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Monday: Gogi on the Block
  • Tuesday: Moyzilla
  • Wednesday: North East of the Border
  • Thursday: Chicken and Rice Guys
  • Friday: Chicken and Rice Guys*

*Friday, March 26 ONLY: Just Wingin' It

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As part of the successful Outside// programming, MASCO announced that food trucks will continue to be available for lunch in the Longwood Area through February. Food trucks will be at 2 Blackfan Circle Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please wear a mask and stay socially distanced from other people when visiting a food truck. The February schedule can be found at longwoodoutside.org and regular updates, including how to order ahead, will be posted on twitter.com/MASCOLMA.

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December 22, 2020
MASCO Holiday Shuttle Schedule
December 22, 2020 •
MASCO Holiday Shuttle Schedule

There will be no service on Friday, December 25th and Friday, January 1st in observance of the holidays.

On all other days, service will remain normal on the current schedule throughout the holiday season. There will be no change in service for the M2 route due to the holiday break this year.

For questions, Transportation Manager, Jim Nee, may be reached at jnee@masco.harvard.edu. 

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As part of the successful Outside// programming, MASCO announced that food trucks will continue to be available for lunch in the Longwood Area through December 24th. Food trucks will be at 2 Blackfan Circle Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please wear a mask and stay socially distanced from other people when visiting a food truck. The December schedule can be found at longwoodoutside.org and regular updates, including how to order ahead, will be posted on twitter.com/MASCOLMA.

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