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Transportation

Transportation

Our department has two missions. The first is to advance public and transportation safety. The second is to manage the Boston’s street network to best and fairly serve all users.

We strive to guarantee safe and efficient travel into and around Boston. We always consider pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists, passengers, and everyone who takes public transportation. Our work attempts to improve safety and traffic flow while balancing residential and commercial needs for street parking. We use coordinated planning, engineering, enforcement, and community engagement to guide our work.

Transportation
Contact
1 City Hall Square
Room 721
Boston, MA 02201-2026
United States
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Boston Tow Lot

Our Tow Lot is located at 200 Frontage Road in South Boston. Call 617-635-3900 for info.

News and Announcements

Latest news
Capital Budget Press Conference 2018
Apr 26

Mayor Walsh invests $2.4 billion in Boston neighborhoods in Imagine Boston Capital Plan

Mayor's Office
Signing Ceremony Voter Access Event
Apr 23

Mayor Walsh signs ordinance to increase residents' access to vote

Mayor's Office
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Apr 20

Traffic advisory for Greek Independence Day Parade

Transportation
Thumbnail of Runners Crossing the Boston Marathon Finish Line
Apr 9

Traffic and parking restrictions for 2018 Patriots Day weekend

Transportation
More Transportation news

City of Boston planning

Planning
Vision Zero
Vision Zero Boston

We are working to eliminate fatal and serious traffic crashes in the City by 2030. Add your concerns to our map.

Columbia Road
Boston Green Links

Our city-wide plan will connect people in every neighborhood to Boston’s greenway network.

Boston Complete Streets
Boston Complete Streets

We want to create streets that are great public spaces and last a long time.

Upcoming events

Events

Go Boston 2030

The City of Boston initiative envisions a bold transportation future for the City for the next five, 10, and 15 years.