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MBTA User Guides

Regional Guides

Find your way around the Greater Boston area on the T with help from our guides—whether you’re visiting, have recently moved here, or just want to learn more about the MBTA.

Boston Visitor's Guide

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Subway Beginner's Guide

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Bus Beginner's Guide

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Commuter Rail Beginner's Guide

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Ferry Beginner's Guide

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Always be prepared with our seasonal guides. Find out the best ways to plan ahead for your winter commute—and for sporting events, festivals, and parades in Boston.

Boston Marathon

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St. Patrick's Day Parade

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Winter Travel Guide

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Much of the MBTA is accessible to people with disabilities. Learn more about accessibility features on each mode of transit with our access guides.

Subway Access Guide

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Bus Access Guide

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Commuter Rail Access Guide

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Ferry Access Guide

customer boarding ferry using bridge plate