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Late Night Bus Service

Updated on August 20, 2018

A bus at night in downtown Boston. Photo by Osman Rana, from Unsplash.

About the Project

Timeline: 2018
Status: Planning

Summary

Beginning September 2, 2018, the MBTA will offer expanded bus service from 10 PM – 3 AM every night. The expansion includes additional evening trips, later scheduling, and route variations that include stops in areas where service is most needed.

Late night bus service will run as a pilot program, and the MBTA will measure ridership to determine if the program should become permanent within the next year. 

Benefits

Bus illustration

More transit options after 10 PM in communities where riders rely on off-peak bus service:

  • Later, more frequent service on some existing late night routes from 10 PM – 2 AM
  • Service available after 2 AM in Dorchester, Roxbury, Charlestown, Everett, East Boston, and Lynn
  • More bus trips to and from Boston, the surrounding neighborhoods, and Logan Airport

Contact Information

For all queries and comments related to Late Night Bus Service, please contact:

MBTA Customer Support