Holiday Transportation Information

Transportation Services for Patriots’ Day / Boston Marathon Monday, April 21, 2014.

Parking

All parking facilities will be open.

610 garage registered parkers may park in the 710 and DOB garages on Monday, April. 21, 2014 ONLY.

Shuttles

NO Shuttle Services will be operating including the East Boston Healthnet Shuttle and the Boston University shuttle.
For more information about the BU Shuttle bus, please visit their website.

MBTA Services

In preparation for Marathon Monday, the MBTA will enhance service to rush-hour levels before and after the race on April 21, 2014. Pre-marathon events are also scheduled during the week before the race, which will result in adjustments to various bus routes in and around Copley Square. On Marathon Monday, various bus routes on both the North and South sides will be diverted.

For more information please visit the MBTA events page.

Temporary Green Line Station Closures 
(10 a.m. – approximately 6 p.m.)

For the safety of MBTA customers, Copley and Arlington Stations will be CLOSED for the entire day on April 21, 2014. The following above-ground Green Line stations will be closed between 10 a.m. and approximately 6 p.m. on Marathon Monday:

• South Street Station
• Kent Street Station
• St. Mary’s Street Station

• The Red Line will operate a regular weekday schedule with rush-hour levels of service before and after the race.
• The Orange Line will operate a regular weekday schedule with rush-hour levels of service before and after the race.
• The Blue Line will operate a regular weekday schedule with rush-hour levels of service before and after the race.
• The Silver Line will operate a regular weekday schedule except for the SL5. Tremont Street will be closed from 5:00 a.m. until approximately 10:30 a.m. During this time, Silver Line SL5-Downtown Crossing/Temple Street service will terminate at Avenue De Lafayette. There will be no service to Temple Place or Tremont Street between Park and Boylston Streets. Bus stop connections can be made at Chinatown Station (Washington and Essex Streets) or at Tufts Medical Center Station on Washington Street.
• The Green B-C-D-, and E-Branches will operate a regular weekday schedule with rush-hour levels of service before and after the race. Copley and Arlington Stations will be CLOSED for the entire day on April 21, 2014. The “B” section of Hynes Convention Center located on Boylston Street will be available for exit only.

Buses, trackless trolleys, and express bus routes will operate a regular weekday schedule unless specifically noted below.

Some bus routes will be diverted due to the Marathon and other race or Patriots’ Day events. The approximate time for most street closures is 8:00 a.m. through 6:30 p.m. There will be no service to Cleveland Circle Station (Green Line C-Branch), Reservoir Station (Green Line D-Branch), the Kenmore Square area, Brookline Avenue, Boylston Street, or the Copley Square area. There will be no service to Huntington Avenue (westbound/outbound) from St. James Street to Massachusetts Avenue. From the start of service until approximately 10:30 a.m., there will be no service to Tremont Street.

The following routes will be rerouted at certain times during Marathon Monday to prevent disruption to the race or other Patriots’ Day events:

  • Route No. 8: There will be no service to Brookline Avenue between Park Drive and Kenmore Station. Bus stop connections can be made at Brookline Avenue and Pilgrim Road or at Brookline Avenue and the Fenway.
  • Route No. 9: Will terminate at Berkeley Street and Columbus Avenue. Bus stop connections can be made at Berkeley Street and Columbus Avenue or Arlington and Isabella Streets.
  • Route No. 10: Bus stop connections can be made at Back Bay Station and Clarendon Street.
  • Route No. 39: Inbound bus stop connections can be made at Back Bay Station and Clarendon Street, Huntington Avenue and Gainsborough Street, or at Massachusetts Avenue Station. Outbound bus stop connections can be made at Back Bay Station and Clarendon Street, Huntington Avenue and Gainsborough Street, or at Massachusetts Avenue Station.
  • Route No. 43: Tremont Street will be closed between 5:00 a.m. and approximately 10:30 a.m. During this time, there will be no service to Charles Street, Beacon Street, Park Street Station, Tremont Street, or Boylston Street Station. Bus stop connections can be made at Charles Street South and Boylston Street or at 285 Tremont Street.
  • Route No. 47: There will be no service on Park Drive between Brookline Avenue and the BU Bridge. Inbound bus stop connections can be made at Granite Street and Brookline Street in Cambridge. Outbound bus stop connections can be made at Brookline Avenue and the Fenway.
  • Route No. 55: The entire route is completely suspended until the completion of the Marathon.
  • Route No. 57: There will be no service to Kenmore Station or to Commonwealth Avenue between Kenmore and the BU Bridge. Outbound bus stop connections can be made at Commonwealth Avenue and Buick Street. For service between Kenmore and Buick Street, customers are encouraged to take the Green Line. Inbound bus stop connections can be made at Commonwealth Avenue and St. Paul Street. For service beyond St. Paul Street, customers are encouraged to take the Green Line.
  • Route No. 59: There will be no service on Walnut Street between Newton Highlands and Newtonville. Inbound and Outbound bus stop connections can be made at Newton Highlands or at Walnut Street and Newtonville Avenue.
  • Route No. 60: There will be no service to Brookline Avenue between Park Drive and Kenmore Station. Bus stop connections can be made at Brookline Avenue and Pilgrim Road or Brookline Avenue and the Fenway.
  • Route No. 65: There will be no service to Brookline Avenue between Park Drive and Kenmore Station. Bus stop connections can be made at Brookline Avenue and Pilgrim Road or Brookline Avenue and the Fenway.
  • Route No. 66: There will be no service on Harvard Street between Union Square in Allston and Brookline Village. Service will run between Cambridge Street in Union Square, Brighton, to Harvard Square as well as from Brookline Village at Boylston Street to Dudley Square.
  • Route No. 86: There will be no service to Cleveland Circle Station (Green Line C-Branch)/Reservoir Station(Green Line D-Branch) or Chestnut Hill Avenue between Cleveland Circle and Winshop Street. Inbound and Outbound bus stop connections can be made at Winshop Street in Brighton.
  • Route No. 502: The entire route is completely suspended for the entire day.
  • Route No. 503: The entire route is completely suspended for the entire day.
  • Route No. 504: There will be no service to Stuart Street or the Copley Square area. All Route No. 504 buses will go directly to Federal and Franklin Streets.
  • Silver Line SL5: Tremont Street will be closed from 5:00 a.m. until approximately 10:30 a.m. During this time, Silver Line-Downtown Crossing/Temple Street service will terminate at Avenue De Lafayette. There will be no service to Temple Place or Tremont Street between Park and Boylston Streets. Bus stop connections can be made at Chinatown Station (Washington and Essex Streets) or at Tufts Medical Center Station on Washington Street.

For detailed MBTA information visit www.mbta.com or call customer service at 617-222-3200.

For all holiday information about MBTA services, please visit their website at www.mbta.com.

Bicycles
Due to anticipated crowds, bicycles are NOT allowed anytime on MBTA trains on Patriot’s Day.

Bicycles are permitted on the commuter rail except during peak periods.