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Encyclopedia > MBTA Crosstown Buses

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority operates three crosstown bus routes in the Boston, Massachusetts area, CT1, CT2 and CT3, intended as limited-stop buses connecting major points. All crosstown buses have bicycle racks and offer free transfers to and from the subway. They only run weekdays. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is a quasi-governmental organization formed in 1964 that controls the subway, bus, commuter rail, and ferry systems in the Boston, Massachusetts area. ... Boston is the capital of and the largest city in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. ... A bicycle rack is a device to which a bicycle can be securely attached to prevent theft. ... The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is a quasi-governmental organization formed in 1964 that controls the subway, bus, commuter rail, and ferry systems in the Boston, Massachusetts area. ...

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CT1

The CT1 runs between Central Square, Cambridge and the B.U. Medical Center/Boston Medical Center, mostly along Massachusetts Avenue. The majority of its route is a limited-stop version of the 1.


Station listing

Station Transfers and notes
Central Square Red Line
Pearl Street
University Park
M.I.T. CT2
Beacon Street
Hynes Convention Center/ICA Green Line
Symphony/Westland Avenue Orange Line
Massachusetts Avenue Station Green Line
Washington Street Silver Line
Harrison Avenue CT3
B.U. Medical Center CT3

View of Boston from the Red Line The Red Line is the newest of the four MBTA subway lines in the Boston, Massachusetts metro area. ... MIT redirects here. ... The Green Line is one of the four MBTA subway lines in the Boston, Massachusetts metro area. ... The Orange Line is one of the four subway lines of the MBTA. It extends from Forest Hills in Jamaica Plain, Boston in the south to Oak Grove in Malden, Massachusetts in the north. ... The Green Line is one of the four MBTA subway lines in the Boston, Massachusetts metro area. ... The Silver Line is the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authoritys (MBTAs) sole Bus Rapid Transit Line, running from Dudley Square in Roxbury, Massachusetts to downtown Boston, Massachusetts, with planned extensions to South Boston and Logan Airport in East Boston. ...


CT2

The CT2 connects Sullivan Square, Charlestown with Ruggles, Roxbury via Kendall Square, Cambridge.


Station listing

Station Transfers and notes
Sullivan Square Orange Line
Cobble Hill
McGrath Highway
Union Square
Cambridge Street
Portland Street
Kendall/MIT Red Line
Massachusetts Avenue CT1
Memorial Drive
Boston University Green Line
Park and Beacon Streets Green Line
Fenway Station Green Line
Beth Israel Hospital CT3
Children's Hospital CT3
Longwood Avenue Green Line
Huntington Avenue Green Line, CT3
Ruggles Orange Line, MBTA Commuter Rail, CT3

The Orange Line is one of the four subway lines of the MBTA. It extends from Forest Hills in Jamaica Plain, Boston in the south to Oak Grove in Malden, Massachusetts in the north. ... This article or section should be merged with Somerville, Massachusetts Union Square is a neighborhood of Somerville, Massachusetts, located around the intersection of Washington Street and Somerville Avenue. ... Kendall/MIT Station, Fall 2004 Kendall/MIT Station is located in Kendall Square at the intersection of Broadway and Main Street, in Cambridge. ... View of Boston from the Red Line The Red Line is the newest of the four MBTA subway lines in the Boston, Massachusetts metro area. ... The Green Line is one of the four MBTA subway lines in the Boston, Massachusetts metro area. ... The Green Line is one of the four MBTA subway lines in the Boston, Massachusetts metro area. ... The Green Line is one of the four MBTA subway lines in the Boston, Massachusetts metro area. ... Categories: Stub | Boston subway ... The Green Line is one of the four MBTA subway lines in the Boston, Massachusetts metro area. ... The Green Line is one of the four MBTA subway lines in the Boston, Massachusetts metro area. ... The Orange Line is one of the four subway lines of the MBTA. It extends from Forest Hills in Jamaica Plain, Boston in the south to Oak Grove in Malden, Massachusetts in the north. ... MBTA Commuter Rail Lines The MBTA Commuter Rail is the regional rail arm of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. ...


CT3

The CT3 connects the Longwood Medical Area to Andrew Square, all in Boston. It used to continue east to Logan Airport, but that part was dropped due to low ridership. FAA diagram of Logan Airport Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, in the East Boston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, is one of the 20 busiest airports in the U.S., with 22 million passengers a year using its 43 airlines. ...


Station listing

Station Transfers and notes
Louis Pasteur Avenue part of a one-way loop
Children's Hospital CT2
part of a one-way loop
Beth Israel Hospital CT2
part of a one-way loop
Ruggles Street/Huntington Avenue Green Line, CT2
Ruggles Orange Line, MBTA Commuter Rail, CT2
Washington Street Silver Line
Boston Medical Center CT1
B.U. Medical Center CT1
1010 Massachusetts Avenue only some trips
Andrew Station Red Line
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Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (official site (http://www.mbta.com/))
Red Line Alewife - Ashmont / Braintree -- Ashmont-Mattapan High Speed Line: Ashmont - Mattapan
Green Line Lechmere - Boston College (B) / Cleveland Circle (C) / Riverside (D) / Heath Street (E)
Orange Line Oak Grove - Forest Hills -- Charlestown Elevated - Atlantic Avenue Elevated - Washington Street Elevated
Blue Line Wonderland - Bowdoin
Buses Silver Line: Dudley - Downtown Crossing; South Station - various points ---- List - Crosstown buses - Former streetcars - Key routes - Urban Ring
Commuter Rail Greenbush - Plymouth/Kingston - Middleborough/Lakeville - Fairmount - Attleborough/Stoughton - Franklin - Needham - Framingham/Worcester - Fitchburg - Lowell - Haverhill/Reading - Newburyport/Rockport

The Green Line is one of the four MBTA subway lines in the Boston, Massachusetts metro area. ... The Orange Line is one of the four subway lines of the MBTA. It extends from Forest Hills in Jamaica Plain, Boston in the south to Oak Grove in Malden, Massachusetts in the north. ... MBTA Commuter Rail Lines The MBTA Commuter Rail is the regional rail arm of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. ... The Silver Line is the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authoritys (MBTAs) sole Bus Rapid Transit Line, running from Dudley Square in Roxbury, Massachusetts to downtown Boston, Massachusetts, with planned extensions to South Boston and Logan Airport in East Boston. ... View of Boston from the Red Line The Red Line is the newest of the four MBTA subway lines in the Boston, Massachusetts metro area. ... The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is a quasi-governmental organization formed in 1964 that controls the subway, bus, commuter rail, and ferry systems in the Boston, Massachusetts area. ... View of Boston from the Red Line The Red Line is the newest of the four MBTA subway lines in the Boston, Massachusetts metro area. ... T sign and top of glass pyramid from roof-level parking deck of Alewife Station, September 2004 Alewife Station, located at the intersection of Fresh Pond Parkway and Rindge Avenue in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is a local transportation hub. ... The Ashmont-Mattapan High Speed Line (or Mattapan-Ashmont Line, or just the M Line) is considered part of the MBTAs Red Line, even though it uses different equipment (trolleys) and passengers have to change at Ashmont Station. ... The Green Line is one of the four MBTA subway lines in the Boston, Massachusetts metro area. ... The Lechmere stop is the north-eastern terminus of the MBTA Green Line. ... The Boston College stop is the western terminus of the MBTA Green Line B branch. ... The Cleveland Circle stop is the western terminus of the MBTA Green Line C branch. ... The Heath Street stop along South Hutington Avenue is the western terminus of the MBTA Green Line E branch. ... The Orange Line is one of the four subway lines of the MBTA. It extends from Forest Hills in Jamaica Plain, Boston in the south to Oak Grove in Malden, Massachusetts in the north. ... Oak Grove Station is an MBTA station on the Orange Line, located in the northern part of Malden, Massachusetts near the intersection of Winter Street and Main Street. ... Forest Hills Station an MBTA station on the Orange Line, located in the southern part of Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts between the intersection of Washington Street and Hyde Park Avenue and the intersection of Center Street and South Street. ... The Atlantic Avenue Elevated outside South Station Map of the Atlantic Avenue Elevated (at right) and related lines The Atlantic Avenue Elevated was an elevated railway around the east side of downtown Boston, Massachusetts, providing a second route for the Boston Elevated Railways Main Line (now the Orange Line... The Blue Line is one of the four subway lines of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. ... The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority operates a large number of bus lines in the greater Boston area. ... The Silver Line is the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authoritys (MBTAs) sole Bus Rapid Transit Line, running from Dudley Square in Roxbury, Massachusetts to downtown Boston, Massachusetts, with planned extensions to South Boston and Logan Airport in East Boston. ... Former elevated configuration (Orange Line in red, streetcar loops in blue) Looking north at the northbound platforms, with the streetcar loops on each side Dudley is a ground-level bus depot in Dudley Square, Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, served by local buses of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and their... Downtown Crossing Station of the MBTA, located at the corner of Washington Street and Summer Street and the corner of Chauncey Street and Summer Street in Boston, is the main transfer point between the Orange Line and the Red Line. ... South Station front entrance. ... The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority bus division operates the following bus routes, many of which are descendants of streetcar routes of the Boston Elevated Railway or a suburban company. ... Lines remaining in 1953 As in many large cities, a large number of streetcar lines once existed in Boston, Massachusetts and its inner suburbs. ... In early 2005 the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority considered adding 15 key bus routes to its subway maps. ... MBTA Commuter Rail Lines The MBTA Commuter Rail is the regional rail arm of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. ... The Lowell Line running from Boston, Massachusetts to Lowell, Massachusetts, originally the Boston and Lowell Railroad, is the oldest continually operated passenger train line in the western hemisphere. ...

External links

  • CT1 schedule and map (http://www.mbta.com/traveling_t/schedules_buses_findbus.asp?routenumber=CT1)
  • CT2 schedule and map (http://www.mbta.com/traveling_t/schedules_buses_findbus.asp?routenumber=CT2)
  • CT3 schedule and map (http://www.mbta.com/traveling_t/schedules_buses_findbus.asp?routenumber=CT3)

 
 

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