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Hub on Wheels, Open Newbury Street, Other Events

September 12, 2019

Transportation

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Traffic Advisory for Saturday and Sunday, September 14 and 15, 2019

Special events taking place on Saturday, September 14, and Sunday, September 15, will impact traffic and parking in Boston and require the implementation of temporary restrictions.  People coming into Boston to attend are encouraged not to drive their personal vehicles.  Information on Bluebikes, the regional bike share service, may be found at http://bluebikes.com and information on the MBTA may be found at www.mbta.com.  For a faster return trip, the MBTA advises riders to purchase a round-trip rather than a one-way ticket.  Walking is also a great way to move around Boston.

Saturday, September 14

The Dance Mile, a Hub on Wheels related event, will begin at 12:55 PM when 1,000 participants exit City Hall Plaza, turn right onto Cambridge Street, right onto New Sudbury Street, right onto Congress Street, right onto state Street, continuing onto Court Street, right onto Cambridge Street, ending at City Hall Plaza.  Traffic impacts should be anticipated through 2 PM.

East Broadway, between I Street and L Street, will be closed to traffic from 8 AM to 6 PM for the South Boston Street Festival.

 “Tow Zone No Stopping Saturday” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows.

  • East Broadway, both sides, I Street to L Street
  • Municipal Parking Lot off East Broadway, All spaces within the lot
  • L Street, odd side, L Street heading south for the first two street lights
  • K Street, both sides, East Broadway to Emerson Street

Sunday, September 15

Hub on Wheels will begin at 8 AM on Congress Street at City Hall Plaza.  An estimated 4,000 people are expected to participate in either a 10 mile route or a 40 mile route.  Vehicles will be excluded from the 10 mile route only which is expected to finish by 12 Noon.  The 10 mile route is as follows:

  • Congress Street at City Hall, straight onto Merrimac Street, left onto New Chardon Street, right onto Cambridge Street, right onto Storrow Drive westbound, to Soldiers Field Road, turn around prior to the Eliot Bridge, continuing onto Soldiers Field Road, exit to Fenway, to Charlesgate Overpass, to Boylston Street, left onto Park Drive, left onto Agassiz Road, left onto Fenway, left onto Boylston Street, right onto Charlesgate, to Commonwealth Avenue, right onto Arlington street, left onto Boylston Street, left onto Charles Street, right onto Beacon Street, left onto Bowdoin Street, right onto Cambridge Street, ending at City Hall Plaza.

“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Saturday & Sunday” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows.

  • Cambridge Street, both sides, Court Street to New Chardon Street
  • Congress Street, Boston City Hall side, North Street to State Street
  • Court Street, both sides, Washington Street to Cambridge Street
  • New Chardon Street, both sides, Cambridge Street to Merrimac Street
  • State Street, both sides, Congress Street to Washington Street
  • Washington Street, both sides, Water Street to Court Street

“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Saturday” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows.

  • Congress Street, Boston City Hall side, New Sudbury Street to North Street

“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Sunday” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows.

  • Cambridge Street, south side, New Chardon Street to Charles Circle

Open Newbury Street will require the closing of Newbury Street, from Arlington Street to Massachusetts Avenue, from 9:30 AM to 6:15 PM.  Cross streets will remain open to vehicular traffic with the exception of Exeter Street, Fairfield Street, Gloucester Street and Hereford Street.

“No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Sunday” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows.

  • Newbury Street, both sides, Arlington Street to Massachusetts Avenue
  • Berkeley Street, both sides, Boylston Street to Commonwealth Avenue
  • Clarendon Street, both sides, Commonwealth Avenue to Boylston Street
  • Exeter Street, both sides, Commonwealth Avenue to Newbury Street
  • Fairfield Street, both sides, Boylston Street to Newbury Street
  • Gloucester Street, both sides, Commonwealth Avenue to Newbury Street
  • Hereford Street, both sides, Boylston Street to Newbury Street

The Boston Local Food Festival will require the closing of Milk Street, between Atlantic Avenue and Surface Road, from 7 AM to 8 PM.

The South Street Diner Street Festival will require the closing of South Street, between Beach Street and Kneeland Street, from 6 AM to 8 PM.

 “Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Sunday 6 AM to 8 PM” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows.

  • South Street, both sides, Beach Street to Kneeland Street

Border Street, East Boston, from Lexington Street to Saratoga Street, and including Central Square, will be closed to traffic from 12 PM to 7 PM for the Mexican Independence Festival.

“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Sunday 8 AM to 7 PM” parking restrictions will be in effect from 8 AM to 7 PM.

  • Border Street, both sides, Lexington Street to Saratoga Street

The Latin Quarter World Fair will require the closing of Creighton Street, Jamaica Plain, from Centre Street to Bynner Street, between 9 AM and 8 PM.

“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Sunday 9 AM to 8 PM” parking restrictions will be in effect from 9 AM to 8 PM.