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Traffic advisory for Friday and Sunday, December 14 and 16, 2018

December 12, 2018


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Special events taking place on Friday, December 14, and Sunday, December 16, will impact traffic and parking in Boston.

People coming into the City for the events are encouraged not to drive their personal vehicles.  Information on Bluebikes, the regional bike share service, may be found at and information on the MBTA may be found at  Walking is also a great way to move around Boston.

Friday, December 14

The Massachusetts National Guard Toy Drive Ruck March for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute will begin at 7 AM at #495 Summer Street in South Boston.  An estimated 90 participants will proceed on Summer Street, left onto Surface Road, right onto Kneeland Street, continuing onto Stuart Street, right onto Charles Street South, left onto Park Plaza, right onto Berkeley Street, left onto Commonwealth Avenue, left onto Brookline Avenue, ending at Jimmy Fund Way/Dana Farber Cancer Institute.  Most of the March will take place on sidewalks, but traffic may be briefly delayed at intersections along the route through 12 PM.

Sunday, December 16

The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum Rolling Rally will begin at 7:30 PM at the Old South Meeting House at #310 Washington Street in Downtown Boston.  An estimated 1,200 participants will march from Washington Street, left onto Milk Street, right onto Pearl Street, left onto Atlantic Avenue, and proceed right onto the Harborwalk near the Intercontinental Hotel.  Drivers should expect brief traffic delays along the route through 8 PM.