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Alternative Travel Options During Green Line Closures

Updated on February 23, 11:29 AM

There will be multiple Green Line branch closures from Tuesday, February 20 through Friday, March 8. Travel alternatives during this time include a combination of free accessible shuttle buses and fare-free bus and Commuter Rail options.

Transit Ambassadors and other MBTA personnel will be available to assist riders throughout the Green Line. Riders should plan for extra travel time during these closures.

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Full Closures

Tuesday February 20 – Friday March 8 

Shuttle buses and alternatives during the Green Line suspension from Feb 20 to March 8.

green line B Green Line B: No trains between Copley and Babcock St

  • Shuttles are available between Copley and Babcock St.
  • An accessible van will be available during weekdays only.
  • The 57 bus is free to ride between Kenmore and Packard’s Corner.
    • The bus will not stop at Blandford St. Please follow signs to BU East instead.
  • No fares will be collected from riders traveling west from Babcock Street. 
  • Commuter Rail is fare-free between Lansdowne, Back Bay, and South Station.

green line C Green Line C: No trains between Copley and Cleveland Circle

  • Shuttles are available between Copley and Cleveland Circle.
  • No shuttles at Saint Mary's St, Kent St, or Brandon Hall. 

green line D Green Line D: No trains between Copley and Brookline Hills

  • Shuttles are available between Copley and Brookline Hills.
  • An accessible van will be available during weekdays only.
  • No fares will be collected from riders traveling west from Brookline Hills. 
  • green line D will run between Union Sq and Government Center on a loop.

green line E Green Line E has regular service and will make all downtown stops, as well as all stops to Heath St.

  • Riders should anticipate longer waits between Government Center and Copley.
  • No fares will be collected at Copley.
  • Orange Line is a good alternative for service downtown.
    • Back Bay station is fare-free.

green line Shuttle Bus Stop Locations

green line B B Shuttle Bus Stop Locations

green line C C Shuttle Bus Stop Locations

green line D D Shuttle Bus Stop Locations

Questions?

For questions, comments, or complaints about this closure, or to request a reasonable accommodation:

For questions or comments about accessibility, email the Department of System-Wide Accessibility at swa@mbta.com.

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Questions?

For questions, comments, or complaints about this closure, or to request a reasonable accommodation:

For questions or comments about accessibility, email the Department of System-Wide Accessibility at swa@mbta.com.