Electric Vehicles

TranSComm Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations for the BMC/BUMC community are available in the 710 and 610 Albany Street garages.

EV users may take advantage of electricity from four dual 240V charging plugs (8 charging spots) in the 710 and 610 Albany Street garage each. Charging is free for the first four hours and  $10 hourly fee (after four free hours) *UPDATE: See below*

Rate Change for 710 Garage: Effective April 1st, 2019
ONLY for 710 Albany Garage (located on the 1st level)
  • 1-4 hours ($1 each hour)
  • 4+ hours ($2.50 each additional hour after the 4th hour)
610 EV charging rates will remain the same.

 

Paying for Charging

The cost of charging will be charged to a driver’s  ChargePoint card.  Make sure it has been set-up to use at “for pay” charging stations. To do this, you need to log in to your personal ChargePoint driver account and provide your credit card details. If you do not have a ChargePoint card, you can get one at www.chargepoint.com or by calling 888-758-4389.

The EV stations are located on the street level of the 710 Albany Street garage located at the corner of Albany and East Concord streets. The charging stations are not restricted to the BUMC/BMC community as EV owners from the neighborhood may also take advantage of our green machines, if they pay hourly parking in order to gain access to the 710 Albany parking garage.  We ask that all users adhere to the four-hour charging limit in order to make this service available to all.

Through a grant from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts “MassDEP”, we have been able to provide EV charging stations in both garages.  The grant enabled TranSComm to upgrade first generation stations to DUAL machines, added additional EV stations and additional parking spaces in the 710 Albany Street garage.

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EV Guidelines BUMC/BMC Employees/Students/Public Users

In order to make this service easily accessible and available to all, please note the following:

  • 610 Albany Garage: Charging is free for the first four hours and $10 per hour (after four free hours).
  • 710 Albany Garage: Charging from 1-4 hours is $1 per hour. 4+ hours is $2.50 each additional hour after the the 4th hour.
  • Vehicle owners interested in using the charging stations must register at the TranSComm office located at 710 Albany St. (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m).
  • We have four dual charging stations at the 710 and 610 Albany Street garage with eight available charging spaces in both garages.
  • Drivers must move their cars to their original parking site after four hours of charging.
  • Drivers who pay for parking in the 710 Albany Street garage must move their car to another spot in the garage as others are waiting to charge their vehicles.
  • Non-BUMC parkers must pay hourly parking rates for entry to the 710 Albany Street garage. Please check with the parking office for rates.
  • Garage ID access records will be checked frequently. If electric vehicle owners are found to be abusing this system, they will lose charging privileges.

So, be our guest and rev up your EV!

Please fill out the Electric vehicle application form to register.

Questions?  Call TranSComm at 617-358-3506.