Bentley College Joins the Waltham CitiBus System
January 16, 2002
WALTHAM, Mass.- January 15, 2002: Today, the 128 Business Council and Bentley College are pleased to announce that the school has joined the growing Waltham CitiBus system. The college's existing shuttle system will be upgraded and integrated into the Waltham CitiBus system, and will operate under the name "Bentley CitiBus Shuttle." The service will begin on Sunday, January 20, 2002, at the beginning of Bentley's spring semester. The new service will cover the same routes as before, serving Waltham Center, Lexington Street, and also providing a connection to Harvard Square. The service will operate with its own dedicated vehicles that will carry the Bentley CitiBus name. Gary Kelly, Associate Dean of Students for the College adds, "Bentley is pleased to be a part of the CitiBus network of transportation. This service will make the Bentley campus more accessible and enable students, faculty, and staff to take advantage of all that Waltham has to offer."
Bentley CitiBus will operate seven days a week during the academic year. Reduced schedules will operate during the summer session and some breaks during the school year. The service will continue to be free to students, faculty, and staff of the college.
Background: The Waltham CitiBus service began in January 2001 and provides hourly service to most locations within Waltham that are not adequately served by the MBTA. Weekday service currently operates to most major employment and shopping areas throughout the city. Connections to the MBTA system are also available at Waltham Center, Riverside, and Waverley Square. Current schedules can be obtained from the 128 Business Council at 781-890-0093 or on their website: www.128bc.com.
The 128 Business Council is a non-profit Transportation Management Association (TMA) based in Waltham under contract with the City of Waltham to operate the Waltham CitiBus service. The 128 Business Council also manages other transportation services in Waltham, Lexington, Wellesley and Needham. Further detail on the 128 Business Council and schedules for all services can be found on www.128bc.com.
Contact: Caroline Connor
128 Business Council
P. O. Box 541290
Waltham, MA 02454
BENTLEY UNIVERSITY is one of the nation’s leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader – one with the deep technical skills, broad global perspective, and high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. Our rich, diverse arts and sciences program, combined with an advanced business curriculum, prepares informed professionals who make an impact in their chosen fields. Located on a classic New England campus minutes from Boston, Bentley is a dynamic community of leaders, scholars and creative thinkers. The McCallum Graduate School emphasizes the impact of technology on business practice, in offerings that include MBA and Master of Science programs, PhD programs in accountancy and in business, and customized executive education programs. The university enrolls approximately 4,100 full-time undergraduate, 140 adult part-time undergraduate, 1,430 graduate, and 43 doctoral students. Bentley is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business; and the European Quality Improvement System, which benchmarks quality in management and business education.
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