Getting Around Boston
Parking in Boston can be difficult. There is metered parking on most streets, however, be aware of signage, as spots can become resident-sticker only, valet only, or tow zones at various points during the day.
For a list of recommended parking options for the 2011 Festival venues, please click here.
MBTA, a/k/a “The T”
Subway Fares (as of March, 2012)
$2 per subway ride with paper Charlie Ticket or cash-on-board
(no free transfers)
$1.70 per subway ride with plastic Charlie Card
(includes free transfer to local bus)
$0.60 per subway ride for seniors and persons with disabilities
(blind persons ride for free)
Bus Fares (as of March, 2012)
Bus fares are $1.50 with paper Charlie Ticket or cash-on-board, $1.25 for Charlie Card, and $0.40 for seniors and persons with disabilities (blind persons ride free); both Charlie Card and Ticket include free transfer to local bus .
Discounted Visitor Passes available; $9 per day or $15 for 7 days for unlimited subway and local bus travel; can be purchased at in-station fare vending machines or local retail sales terminals.
|Useful BEMF T stops:|
Boylston on the Green Line
Boylston St. at Tremont St.
Emerson College Dorms
Arlington on the Green Line
Boylston St. at Arlington St.
Symphony on the Green Line
(E train only)
Huntington Ave. at
Massachusetts Avenue on the Orange Line
Massachusetts Ave. south of
St. Botolph St.
all companies have outlets at Logan Airport