The road closure by Rauch will impact the shuttle routes in the following ways on Wednesday (April 18) and Friday (April 20):
The Campus Loop will be delayed and rerouted around campus to leave from the Forest Street exit.
The Harvard Square shuttles will be delayed and will NOT be able to pick up at Miller Hall. Trees will be the first pick up location.
2017-2018 Academic Year Shuttle Schedule
The Harvard and Loop Shuttle services will commence on Sunday, August 27, 2017.
Both services will operate on regular posted schedules for holidays including Labor Day, Columbus Day, Martin Luther King Day, President's Day and Patriots Day. Service is not available between November 23, 2017 - November 25, 2017 (Thanksgiving Day Weekend), December 22, 2017 - January 14, 2018 (Winter Break) and March 3, 2018 - March 10, 2018.
If further information is needed on accessing the campus during the breaks and summer months, please check http://www.mbta.com. Bus routes 70, 70A, 73 and 554 operate closest to the campus and are great alternatives for those needing transportation from the Downtown Boston and Cambridge areas.
The Campus Loop shuttle runs Monday through Friday from 7AM-12:40AM; Saturday and Sunday from 12PM-3PM and 6PM-1AM.
The Harvard Square shuttle runs Monday through Thursday from 6:30AM-11:30PM; Friday and Saturday from 6:30AM-3:00AM; Sunday from 12:30PM-11:30PM.
Please click here for the Loop Bus Schedule: Campus Loop 2017-2018
Please click here for the Harvard Schedule: Harvard Square 2017-2018
Loop Bus Pickup/Drop off Changes
Due to the various campus construction projects and to maximize rider’s safety, some pickup and drop off locations for the loop bus have been changed.
- The south campus stops at the Farm Lot and Field Road locations have been removed for the duration of the Multipurpose Arena construction. The new south campus pick up location will be at the bus shelter on Beaver street just past the pedestrian bridge. Same location as the south campus pick up for the Harvard bus.
- The Rauch stop has moved to inside the Falcone Apartments circle.
The Bentley Community will receive an email with any schedule changes due to inclement weather.
Shuttle GPS information is available on your cellphone
- Search for Ride Systems on Google Play or the Apple App Store.
- Tap to download the app for free (The app will now download to the phone). A Ride Systems icon will appear on your home screen.
- The app will prompt you to select a shuttle service. Select "Bentley."
- A map will appear showing the active shuttle routes.
The Harvard Square route & stops are blue; and the Campus Loop route and stops are purple.
The Shuttle GPS is also available through web browsers as well at www.bentleyshuttle.com
- Bentley University is not responsible for costs incurred for circumstances beyond the control of the shuttle service (inclement weather or vehicle breakdown.)
- ID cards must be shown when using the shuttles. Have University ID ready to show driver when boarding the shuttle. Guests are admitted only if they are accompanied by their Bentley Host. Each student may have one guest on the shuttle. For exceptions to this policy, please contact the shuttle manager in advance at 781-891-2685.
- Smoking, alcohol, food and drink are NOT permitted on the shuttle.
- Bicycles cannot be brought on the shuttles.
- Behavior that is disorderly, disruptive, or harassing on the shuttle will result in disciplinary action and possible removal of shuttle privileges.
- Shuttle drivers cannot make unscheduled passenger stops.
- Occasionally, replacement vehicles are used. There will be a sign in the front window, but when in doubt, ask!
- All arrival times are approximate. Please arrive at least five minutes before listed time.
For immediate dispatch information: 781-535-6344, EXT. 2
For general information: 781-891-2685
University Police should not be called for any bus inquiries unless an emergency occurs.
Twitter @bentleyshuttle for service updates. These include additional holiday and weekend services, delays of more than 15 minutes, mechanical issues and weather-related schedule updates.