Human Resources

Fall 2020 through Spring 2021 - Transit & Parking Benefits

Staff Benefits

Staff scheduled to work at least 20 hours per week have a choice of one of the following parking & transit benefits, if they will be coming into campus (if working 100% remotely, none of these benefits apply).

  • Subsidized public transit benefit through WageWorks – subsidized up to $84.50 per month - only for those commuting to the Boston campus 4 to 5 days per week
  • Subsidized parking (for staff scheduled 26+ hrs per week and grades 17 and above only) – only for those commuting to the Boston campus 4 to 5 days per week
  • Special Reimbursement option (for 20-21 academic year) – a reimbursement of up to $84.50 per month for public transit or parking. Parking will be reimbursed only if the staff member utilizes the $16 per day discount parking program at the Boston Common or Ritz/VPNE garages. See Instructions for Submitting Staff Parking & Transit Reimbursement Requests.
  • Full Subsidy of annual Blue Bikes subscription (email Tricia Kennedy if interested). Note that to receive this benefit you must place your Blue Bikes order through Tricia Kennedy - we don't reimburse your own Blue Bikes orders.

FT Faculty Benefits

FT Faculty teaching on campus are eligible to elect one of the following parking & transit benefits. 

  • Subsidized public transit benefit through WageWorks – subsidized up to $42.25 per month (enroll on wageworks.com)
  • Subsidized Monthly Parking at Boston Common Garage. Rates are determined once a count for monthly parkers has been established, based on calculation from the contract.
  • Daily Parking Reimbursement – reimbursed at 70% (must use $16 discount program at the Boston Common or Ritz/VPNE garage). See Instructions for Submitting FT faculty Parking Reimbursements
  • Full subsidy of annual Blue Bikes subscription (email Tricia Kennedy if interested).  Note that to receive this benefit you must place your Blue Bikes order through Tricia Kennedy - we don't reimburse your own Blue Bikes orders.

 

Affiliated Faculty Benefits (for members of AFEC)

Affliliated faculty who are teaching on campus are eligible for a subsidy of $42.25 per month towards public transit.   

Special Reimbursement Option for Parking (for 20-21 academic year) – a reimbursement of up to $42.25 per month for parking (in lieu of public transit) at the Boston Common (Zero Charles Street) or Ritz/VPNE (10 Avery St.) garages. Affiliated faculty members who are eligible may submit for either public transit and/or parking – the total monthly reimbursement will be $42.25. Reimbursements are for academic year only (January through May).

Instructions for Submitting Affilated Faculty Transit/Parking Reimbursement Requests

Affiliated faculty can also receive a full subsidy of an annual Blue Bikes subscription (email Tricia Kennedy if interested), in lieu of a transit/parking reimbursement for the academic year. Note that to receive this benefit you must place your Blue Bikes order through Tricia Kennedy - we don't reimburse your own Blue Bikes orders.

 

 $16 Discount Parking at Boston Common & VPNE Garages

See below for links to flyers about the $16 discount programs. If you have questions about these programs, please call the garages directly:

Boston Common Garage: 617-954-2098

VPNE/Ritz Garage: 617-574-7252

Discount Parking at Boston Common Garage (Zero Charles Street)

Discount Parking at VPNE/Ritz Garage (10 Avery Street)

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