The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, more commonly known as the T, is one of the oldest public transit systems in the United States. It?s also the largest transit system in Massachusetts. As a division of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), the MBTA provides subway, bus, commuter rail, ferry, and paratransit service to eastern Massachusetts and parts of Rhode Island.

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Who can use this option?


How much does it cost?

People 65 and older are eligible for reduced MBTA fares with a Senior CharlieCard. These cards are valid for 8 years. Certain customers, including people who are blind or have low vision, ride all MBTA services for free.

When is this option available?

Hours of operation vary with each transit line. Many subway/trolley lines and popular buses run approximately from 5:15am to 1am during the week; hours are usually reduced on weekends and holidays. Similarly, each line runs with different frequency. Some run every few minutes, while others run only a few times each day.

How far ahead do you need to plan?

No advance planning required.

What accommodations are available?

All MBTA buses, commuter rail trains, ferries, and docks are accessible to people with disabilities. Most subway/trolley cars and many stations/stops are accessible. Visit the website (mbta.com/accessibility) before you travel to check the features available on your route.

Contact details

Tel: 617-222-3200 TTY: 617-222-5146 Web: https://mbta.com/customer-support

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Service Types

ADA Complementary Paratransit, Fixed Route, Paratransit


Options include the subway (The “T”), bus, commuter rail, ferry, and paratransit service (The RIDE).

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