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Encyclopedia > World Trade Center (MBTA station)

The Boston's World Trade Center station on the MBTA's Silver Line is located between Boston's World Trade Center and Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, 42°20.97′ N 71°2.5274′ W. 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. ... Map The Silver Line is the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authoritys (MBTAs) sole Bus Rapid Transit line, running in two, unconnected sections, from Dudley Square in Roxbury to downtown Boston, Massachusetts and from South Station to several points in South Boston and to Logan Airport in East Boston. ... The Boston Convention and Exhibition Center is the largest exhibition center in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic United States, with some 516,000 square feet (48,000 m²) of contiguous exhibition space. ...

The station is fully accessible and offers connections between Silver Line routes. It is across the street from Commonwealth Pier and seasonal ferry to Provincetown, Massachusetts. Aerial view of Provincetown Harbor in Provincetown, Massachusetts at the tip of Cape Cod. ...

The station was designed by G plus G Architects. Its mezzanine level is intended to represent an underwater environment, with blue lighting, an undulating ceiling and sandy, mica-flecked stone tiles. Lenticular art is installed on the lobby level of the station. A lenticular is a printed image that shows depth or motion as the viewing angle changes. ...

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Provincetown ferry

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (official site)
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") ---- Watertown ("A")
Orange Line Oak Grove - Forest Hills ---- Charlestown Elevated - Atlantic Avenue Elevated - Washington Street Elevated
Blue Line Wonderland - Bowdoin
Buses Silver Line: Dudley Square - Downtown Crossing; South Station - various points ---- List - Crosstown buses - Former streetcars - Trackless trolleys - Key routes - East Boston area - South Boston - Urban Ring
Commuter Rail Greenbush - Plymouth/Kingston - Middleborough/Lakeville - Fairmount - Attleboro/Stoughton - Franklin - Needham - Framingham/Worcester - Fitchburg - Lowell - Haverhill/Reading - Newburyport/Rockport
Miscellaneous Accessibility - Boat service - Charlie Card - Nomenclature
Predecessors Boston Elevated Railway - Eastern Massachusetts Street Railway - Middlesex and Boston Street Railway



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