Getting to Work - MLK/PAUS

MBTA MapBus Routes
The MLK/PAUS building is located on several bus routes including:

#64 Bus >> - which runs along River Street inbound from Oak Square in Brighton to Kendall Square and Western Ave outbound from Kendall Square. Stops are 2-3 blocks away from the building.
#70 Bus >> - which runs along River Street inbound from Watertown/Waltham to Central Square and Western Ave outbound from Central Square. Stops are 2-3 blocks away from the building.
#1 Bus >> - which runs along Massachusetts Avenue between Nubian Square, Roxbury and Harvard University. Stops are 3-4 blocks away from the building.

EZRide Shuttle
City of Cambridge employees are eligible to ride this free shuttle service, which runs from North Station through East Cambridge and Kendall Square to portions of the MIT campus and nearby office parks. The shuttle stops at Lechmere station, which is a 15 minute walk or short trip on the #69 bus from the building.
Learn more >>

MBTA Pass Subsidies Available for Municipal Employees
Municipal employees are eligible for MBTA Pass Reimbursement Benefit, and for CPS Employees these benefits consist of:
  • Up to $40/month subsidy for all full and part time members of clerical, safety specialist, and Local 1611 (custodial) collective bargaining units.
  • Up to $60/month subsidy for Cambridge Education Association members, administration, full or part time (Units A-E), and family liaison members.
Emergency Ride Home
All permanent employees working 16+ hours a week are eligible for an emergency ride home! To be eligible, you must be pre-registered, and use public transportation, carpools, vanpools, bike or walk to work at least 3 days per week.
  • When an emergency* arises, simply request a ride from Uber, Lyft, or any ridesharing app or cab company you wish
  • Screenshot the receipt on your smart phone or request your receipt after the trip
  • Fill out and return a confirmation report along with receipt to [email protected] and a reimbursement check will be mailed.
  • A maximum of 6 trips per year may be used.
Register here >>

*Personal emergencies may include: illness of participant or family member, flat tire if one's primary method of transportation is biking. Please note that mass transit delays, weather-events, or any trips originating outside of one's workplace are “general emergencies” that do not qualify as a personal emergency and will not be reimbursed.

Free or Discounted Bluebikes Memberships Available to All Municipal Employees
All City of Cambridge employees are eligible for either a reduced rate or free membership to the Bluebikes bike share program. Most CPS employees are eligible for free membership. To learn more and register using the city discount code, click here.

Real-Time Transit Information
Have a smart phone? Check out the MBTA’s list of apps that will tell you when the next bus arrives.

Carpooling Resources
Join a carpool today to save money, time, and gas! Register with to be matched with folks with similar commutes.

The City also offers a limited number of carpool parking spots for employees who ride into work every day during the work week.
Request a spot here or email [email protected].
Walking to School
View the safe routes to school map >>

Employee Commute Handbook
You can learn more about these programs and find additional information in the City of Cambridge Employee Commute Handbook.
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