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MBTA User Guides

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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.

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Boston Visitor's Guide to The T

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College and University Student Guide

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Bus Beginner's Guide

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Subway Beginner's Guide

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Commuter Rail Beginner's Guide

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Ferry Beginner's Guide

Seasonal Guides

When extreme weather hits New England, take a look at the guides below to help keep you safe and informed. 

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Extreme Weather Guide

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Winter Weather Travel Guide

Event Guides

The best way to get to a sporting event, festival, or parade in Boston is to take the T. Our guides include info on what you can expect during these events, and how to plan ahead for your trip.

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Boston Marathon Travel Guide

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St. Patrick's Day Travel Guide

Accessibility 

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

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Subway Access Guide

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Bus Access Guide

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The RIDE Guide

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Commuter Rail Access Guide

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Ferry Access Guide

Plan Ahead

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