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COVID-19 update: Please review our informational page to see how the ongoing public health emergency has affected the Transportation Department.

Our vision is for Boston's streets to be safe, inclusive, and vibrant. 

Our mission is to plan, build, maintain, and operate our streets in a manner that increases access to opportunities, promotes safety and resilience, and fosters the highest quality of life for everyone living, working, and visiting our City.

Public Records requests

Requesting a copy of records? Check our Public Records Center.

1 City Hall Square
Room 721
Boston, MA 02201-2026
Temporary COVID-19 hours
City Hall is only open to the public on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, from 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
A rendering of the long-term vision showing Blue Hill Ave with protected bike lanes, center running bus lanes, and enhanced pedestrian safety

Blue Hill Avenue community meeting to discuss near-term improvements, long-term vision


Coming soon: Boston's first income-tiered electric vehicle car share


Second phase of Healthy Streets street transformation announced


Street sweeping enforcement to resume in Boston starting August 10

More Transportation news

Upcoming events

Logo for Connect Downtown project, with icons of people walking, people bicycling, and a park in a city.
Sep 30

Connect Downtown virtual office hours

Sep 30

Blue Hill Avenue Transportation Action Plan: Update meeting

Sep 30

Blue Hill Avenue Action Plan B3 Parcel Group public meeting

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Oct 1

Blue Hill Avenue in-person office hours (afternoon)

More Transportation 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.

Visit Go Boston 2030

Programs and initiatives