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Unveiling West Station
Harvard in the City

Allston Residents Frustrated Over West Station Revelations

Allston residents express frustration over the lack of transparency in the state's discussion with Boston University over its potential funding of a new commuter rail station in the neighborhood.

UC Discusses Side-by-Side
College

UC To Debut HUID-CharlieCard Pilot Program

At their general meeting Sunday, the Undergraduate Council detailed plans for a pilot program that will integrate the functions of Harvard IDs and MBTA CharlieCards.

FAS

As Snow Blankets Campus, University Closes Down

About a foot of powdery snow fell over Cambridge Monday night and into Tuesday morning, blanketing Harvard’s campus. Eight or more inches were expected to accumulate throughout the day.

Snowboarding
Transportation

Snowboarding

Snowboarding and other methods of transportation prove to be more useful than walking in Tuesday’s snowy weather.

Cambridge City Council

City Council Approves Transportation Pilot Program

The Cambridge City Council approved a six-month pilot program for Bridj, a transportation startup, on Monday night.

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.

SEAS Moves To Allston
FAS

Task Force Readies Class Scheduling Change Proposals

In two of the proposals, the majority of FAS classes would meet in 90-minute blocks twice a week, over four days. The third would make few scheduling changes and is “very similar” to the current schedule

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
Allston

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
Allston

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.

Zipcar Question
On Campus

Zipcar Question

A representative from Zipcar explains the company's car rental system to a student at the Green Transportation Celebration hosted by CommuterChoice. The event took place at the Science Center Plaza on Wednesday.

Quad Bikes Question
On Campus

Quad Bikes Question

A representative from Quad Bikes speaks with a student about their bicycle repair at the Green Transportation Celebration hosted by CommuterChoice. The event took place at the Science Center Plaza on Wednesday.

Bike Fix
On Campus

Bike Fix

A representative from Quad Bikes repairs a student's bicycle at the Green Transportation Celebration hosted by CommuterChoice. The event took place at the Science Center Plaza.

Cambridge City Council

City Council Discusses Watershed Protection, Cycling Promotion

The Cambridge City Council discussed the Silver Maple Forest preservation and a bicycle counter interface at their meeting Monday evening.

Cambridge

Cambridge License Commission Discusses Crackdown on Ridesharing Services

The drafted regulations would require services like Uber to obtain city-sanctioned licenses and limit which devices may be used to calculate fares, among other rules.

Central Administration

In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

Jeffrey K. McDonough Artwork
Scrutiny

Not a 9-to-5 Job

Advising Programs Office Under Construction
College

Freshman Advising: Under Construction

Van Gogh's "Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin"
Visual Arts

Portrait of the Artist: Behind Van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin'