During negotiations for the 2007-2010 Agreement, the University and HUCTW created the Harvard-HUCTW Transportation Fund, which provides assistance with significant commuting and/or parking costs and attempts to equalize commuting costs among members in different areas of the University.
2012-2013 Interim Year: Changes to Eligibility and Funding Amount: Because contract negotiations are currently ongoing, the University and HUCTW have agreed on one year of interim funding for the Tranportation Fund until future funding is determined in a new contract. For the 2013 fiscal year, the fund amount is $70,000. This includes the January-June 2012 cycle and the July-December 2013 cycle.
In addition, in recognition of increasing costs and MBTA increases of 23% in 2012, the following changes to eligibility are in effect for these two cycles:
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order to receive assistance from the Transportation Fund:
For full details of the application procedure and to apply to the fund,
please see the detailed guidelines and application form below.
Please contact the HUCTW Office at 617-661-8289 with any questions.