Answered By: Steve Runge
Last Updated: Jun 07, 2016     Views: 12868

Students can get discounted MBTA passes through the Office of Student Services.

Staff can order MBTA passes pre-tax through payroll deductions via the Transportation Office.

If you need need a pass right now, Charlie Cards are available at many downtown stations in Boston. The best strategy is to get a Charlie-ticket if a vending kiosk is available, or pay cash at the onboard kiosk on a trolley for a one-way trip, and pick up a Charlie Card at any major downtown station, then add value at a Fare Vending Machine. 

Green Line stations that distribute Charlie Cards:

  • Park Street
  • North Station

Charlie Cards are good for monthly T-passes or for stored value of any amount. Stored value will stay on the cards indefinitely.

Fare Vending Machines are at most stations, with the exception of many surface stops on the B and C Green Lines.