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Getting Around

PUBLIC TRANSIT

The best way to see Cambridge is to utilize the public transit system. The Red Line of the subway serves as the quick (5 minutes!) and easy link between Boston and Cambridge with stops in Kendall Square, Central Square, Harvard Square, Porter Square and West Cambridge. The Green Line of the subway connects Boston and East Cambridge. The bus system is convenient to all parts of Cambridge and provides accessibility to Boston.

Boston's MBTA - or the "T" as we call it - is America's first and most complete public transit system. Trace its history of mobility back to 1631, the MBTA is proud to carry its tradition of innovation and top-quality service into the new century.

Bus and Subway Service run from 5:30am to 12:30am Monday-Saturday; 6:00am to 12:30am Sundays.

Fare for the subway or bus is a one way flat fee regardless of area traveled. 1-day or 7-day passes are available and are good for unlimited subway and bus travel. Visit an MBTA full-service, in-station fare vending machine to purchase a CharlieCard, your T pass to the whole city. mbta.com

DISTANCES

  • Boston, MA – 2 miles

  • Providence, RI – 40 miles

  • Manchester, NH – 45 miles

  • Hyannis, MA – 60 miles

  • New York, NY – 190 miles

ACCESSIBILITY

Businesses on this site are listed as having “Handicap Access” if they identified themselves as handicapped accessible. Please contact the venue directly for details about the specific accommodations that are available.

ACCESSIBLE CAMBRIDGE TAXI (ACT)

For a wheelchair-accessible taxicab 800 616 1228

Accessible Cambridge Taxi link

CAMBRIDGE COMMISSION FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (CCPD)

The CCPD serves as a community resource to address access, equal rights and other issues of concern to people with disabilities. 617 349 4692 TTY 617 492 0235 http://www.cambridgema.gov/DHSP/programsforadults/ccpd.aspx