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We just spent six days in Boston and bought a charlie card for the week for $21. A great investment. I took the subway everywhere with others and alone. The subway goes to most every location sightseers would want to visit. FYI: to get to...More
This was a good option for getting long distances quickly when we didn’t want to walk or the weather turned bad. We bought a multi use pass for the week and didn’t use it all. It was fairly easy to use and efficient but some...More
We travelled on most of the lines and some eg. Blue, were very good.
The Silver Line is a set of buses and the trip to the airport is ludicrous - changes from overhead lines to diesel powered and then sits in traffic with cars...More
Grimy, funky, old, hot, tight and small cars - what else - efficient, helpful attendants, easy to navigate if you're a subway rider, lots of maps around, cost effective, and lots of stations. I took the T from the airport since my hotel was a...More
As tourists we generally like walking most places as that way you see more but it’s also great to walk the one way and catch the T back which is what we did. There were ‘T Ambassadors’ on hand to help us work out the...More
It will get you from A to B but the trains are old and the stations tired, dirty and hot. People crowd round fans on the platforms to keep cool and the infrequent trains are packed. Trains runs every 6 to 8 minutes but were...More
We used the T throughout our weekend visit to Boston and it worked great. It was fast, clean, friendly, and cheap. Comparable to subways in London, Chicago, and DC, the MBTA T is a good way to explore the city. The stations were clean, the...More
I know this is one of the oldest subway systems in the world, but that's no excuse for being deteriorated to such an extent. Stations are filthy and warm like saunas, while trains are old and noisy. The frequency is too low, which also leads...More