Commuter Benefit Program

(Administered by Crosby Benefit Systems, Inc)

Train, bus, subway, vanpool, parking at the train station – however employees ride, the Commuter Benefits Program (sponsored by Tufts University and administered by Crosby Benefit Systems, Inc) provides the ability to pay for eligible commuting costs through automatic, pre-tax payroll deductions. All it takes is a quick online order to get a pass “recharged” or delivered to the home every month. Boston employees receive a 25% discount towards the purchase of bus, train, commuter rail, or commuter boat MBTA passes (up to $40 per month).

Pre-Tax Monthly Limits
The IRS recently announced new pre-tax limits for Commuter Benefits (Transit and Parking).

  • Parking Pre-Tax Limit for 2016 is $255 per month
  • Transit/Vanpool Limit for 2016 is $255 per month

Enroll online at by the 4th of the month – Effective the 1st of following month.

Note: If Hire Date (or newly benefit eligible date) is after the 20th of the month, enrollment by the next 4th of the month depends on the completion of your hire processing.

If you have any questions about your Commuter Benefit programs please contact Crosby Benefit Systems at 800-462-2235 or In addition you may contact the TSS at 617-627-7000.