Boston Civic - Services - Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Support for human needs and infrastructure
  • Transport: Boston offers a variety of transit options; it is one of the largest metropolitan areas in the country and is part of the transit-rich eastern seaboard corridor including New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC
    • MBTA: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority; provides commuter rail, subway (the "T"), bus, and boat transit services
    • Massport: Massachusetts Port Authority; independent public authority overseeing Boston-area airports, seaport, and transportation infrastructure; including Logan International Airport (BOS), Port of Boston
    • Airport BOS: Logan International Airport (BOS)
    • MassCommute: Commuting information; from Massachusetts Transportation Management Associations; transit connections
    • Hubway: Bicycle sharing
    • Bicycling: Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition; promotes bicycling as a means of transportation
    • Walking: WalkBoston; promotes walking for transportation; advocates safe walking environments
    • Amtrak: Amtrak passenger train service; from Boston's South Station; train service to destinations around the region and USA
    • Greyhound: National, commercial bus transit company; offers connections from Boston to the United States, Canada, and Mexico
    • GotoBus: Bus reservation system; buses connecting many cities including Boston
    • Bus Junction: bus ticket search engine; gathers schedules and fares from bus carrier websites; covers Boston-NYC-Philadelphia-Baltimore-Washington
    • Bonanza: Bonanza Bus Lines; regular bus service in New England including Logan Airport, Boston, New York City, Providence, Cape Cod, Hartford, Springfield, and the Berkshires
    • Concord: Concord Coach Lines; Concord Trailways offers service from Maine and New Hampshire to Boston South Station and Logan Airport; Dartmouth Coach offers service from Hanover, Lebanon, and New London, New Hampshire to Boston South Station and Logan Airport
    • Fung Wah: Fung Wah Bus; service between New York and Boston
    • LimoLiner: NYC-Boston luxury bus; bus service with a focus on amenities, comfort, and productive travel time as well as avoiding delays from air or train travel; between the Hilton Boston Back Bay and the Hilton New York in Midtown Manhattan; stop in Framingham, MA (on request)
    • Peter Pan: Regional, commercial bus transit company; offers connections from Boston to northeast cities including Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, and DC
    • Plymouth & Brockton: Bus service from Boston to the Cape; includes Boston, Logan, Braintree, Rockland, Hanover, Duxbury, Kingston, Plymouth, Sagamore, Barnstable, Hyannis, and Provincetown
    • Harbor Cruises: Boston Harbor Cruises; commuter service as well as tourism cruises
    • Water Taxi: City Water Taxi; boat transport among many stops along waterfront, including Logan Airport, World Trade Center, Museum Wharf, Fan Pier, Long Wharf, Lewis Wharf, Burroughs Wharf, North Station, Boston Boat Yard, FleetBoston Pavilion, and more
    • Car Free: Possible in Boston; with great walkability and extensive transit systems, you could easily live without a car in Boston
    • Car Sharing: Avoid owning a car; be car-free as much as possible, but keep the idea that you can rent or borrow a car only when you need it--for a big project or trip to far-out areas, for example
  • Facilities: Institutions, units, organizations, or systems that build, distribute, plan, or and keep area resources or infrastructure working
    • Public Works: Boston Public Works Department; maintains roadways, streets, bridges, street lighting; provides street snow removal, garbage collection, garbage disposal, and curbside recycling
    • MAPC: Boston Metropolitan Area Planning Council; regional planning agency representing 101 cities and towns in the Boston metropolitan area
    • Water & Sewer: Boston Water and Sewer Commission; clogged Web site--hard to load
  • Human: Health and human services
    • Disability Info: Information for people with disabilities in New England
    • ElderInfo: Assists elders and families; provides a range of services that address age-related needs
    • PHC: Boston Public Health Commission; public health services
    • -USA Human-: National Health and Human services; you can use these directories to find doctors, hospitals, dentists, and other health and human services
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