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Bicycle Emerson also provides two indoor bicycle parking areas—the Boylston Place Bike Room holds 50 bicycles, and the Ansin Building Bike Parking facility holds about 20.

The Hubway bike-share program has two stations located adjacent to the Emerson campus at Boylston St/Washington St and Stuart St/Charles St.

Public Transport

Emerson is located at the nexus of several major transportation lines—the Green and Orange MBTA lines, as well as several bus routes—greatly reducing the need for students and staff members to travel by car and saving tonnes of carbon emissions with each trip.

Emerson employees are eligible for pre-tax MBTA public transit purchases and offers employees assistance in finding carpool partners. Emerson students can buy monthly and semester-long passes for MBTA public transit through the College at a reduced rate.


Zipcar for Universities

Zipcar is a car sharing program that lets members use cars by the hour. Simply reserve online, let yourself in with your Zipcard and drive. Members of the Emerson College community are eligible for a Zipcar discount program.

To sign up, please go to You will be required to enter a user name and your Emerson e-mail address to receive the discounted rates. Details concerning available rate programs and how to arrange for rentals are available through the site.

Existing members should email with their Zipcar card number to be added to the benefit.

This program provides discounts on the annual fee and weekday rates as well as easy access


Emerson College, in conjunction with TransAction Ridematching, offers eligible employees assistance in finding a carpool/vanpool partner. You can register online to find carpool/vanpool partners who live in your area and are traveling to your destination.