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Harvard Square

Transportation Startup Beta Tests in Square

Founded by Middlebury College alumnus Matthew George, Bridj is a smart transit system that uses data to produce flexible bus routes.

Unveiling West Station
Harvard in the City

In Allston, West Station News Met with Cautious Enthusiasm

A direct public transportation route from Allston to downtown Boston has been a perennial request in Harvard Allston Task Force meetings and neighborhood planning for years.

Unveiling West Station

Unveiling West Station

Governor Deval L. Patrick ’78, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, and several transportation officials announced on Tuesday afternoon plans to build a new commuter rail station at the Harvard-owned Beacon Park Rail Yard in Allston.

Unveiling West Station

MBTA To Build Commuter Rail Station on Harvard Property in Allston

Harvard will contribute a third of the $25 million needed to build the new West Station in Allston, MBTA officials announced at Beacon Park Rail Yard.

Minister Jairam Ramesh
Harvard Kennedy School

Today in Photos (10/01/2014)


Council Begins Year with Concessions, New Goals for Student Voice

Undergraduate Council President Gus A. Mayopoulos '15 said it is unlikely that the body will secure more funding during his term.


Plans for Potential Allston Rail Station Tabled

Citing budgetary concerns, MassDOT spokesperson Mike Verseckes told The Boston Globe on Tuesday that the proposed rail station, “West Station,” has been delayed, but not cancelled entirely.

Housing Day 2014
House Life

Today in Photos (03/14/2014)

MBTA Extension

MBTA Extension

The MBTA is planning to extend late-night service on weekends until about 2:30 am starting March 28. The one-year pilot program will provide weekend services on all subways and the most popular bus lines.

MBTA Extension
Student Life

T to Extend Weekend Hours Until 2:30 a.m. Beginning March 28

Following appeals by students and residents, the Red Line of the MBTA will now run until 2:30 a.m. on weekends.

Graduate School of Design

With Major Winter Storm Bearing Down, Harvard ‘Curtails’ Operations

The University curtailed its operations early Thursday afternoon, shuttering offices and asking non-essential employees to stay home from work Friday, as the first major snowstorm of the year struck New England and blanketed Harvard Yard.


MBTA To Extend Late-Night Weekend Service Hours

After years of frustrating college students into cabs or an early return from nights out in Boston, the MBTA will run all of its subway trains and most popular bus routes until 3 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays beginning next spring, the Boston Globe reported on Monday.

On Campus

Zipcar, Hubway Cultivate University Partnerships

Since Harvard partnered with car rental provider Zipcar and bike share company Hubway, students increasingly have taken advantage of these companies’ discounted rates for Harvard affiliates, and the companies have added even more benefits over the years.

John Harvard Snow

As Blizzard Hits, Harvard Copes with MBTA Closings, Staff Shortages

Nearly two feet of snow coated Harvard’s campus this weekend as winter storm “Nemo” became Boston’s fifth-largest snowstorm on record, with 24.9 inches of snow measured in the city according to official reports.



Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

Understanding Faith

Understanding Faith