MIT-subsidized MBTA passes, for those commuters who qualify and
show an MIT ID, are on sale until August 30 (or until the supply is
exhausted) at the Cashier's Office (Rm 10-180). The Cashier's Office
will take $10 off the regular price of your monthly T pass.
Employee payroll deduction, or student billing to a bursar
account, is planned for October for those who submit their applications
for MBTA passes by Friday, Aug. 30 to their parking/transportation
coordinator or to the Parking and Transportation Office in Rm 16-539.
Payroll deduction for November passes will be available for those who
submit applications by the end of September.
The $10-a-month subsidy for MBTA monthly passes, announced in
July, is available to registered commuting students who have a valid MIT
ID card and no MIT parking privileges, and to MIT-paid employees who
don't have a monthly parking pass. MIT employees who buy occasional
parking passes (limited to eight days per month) may buy the subsidized
If you don't qualify for the commuting subsidy but still want a T
pass, you may purchase it at the Cashier's Office at the regular price
during the last four business days of each month. Between the first and
fifteenth of each month, T passes for that month may be purchased at
Back Bay Station, North Station and South Station.
Further details will be published in MIT Tech Talk September 11.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on August 28, 1996.