TRANS­PORTA­TION: PUB­LIC & CITY

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BOS­TON COM­MUTER BOAT SER­VICE

This MBTA com­muter boat ser­vice crosses be­tween Charlestown Navy Yard and Long Wharf in the Fi­nan­cial Dis­trict. It’s a quick (10 min­utes) way to get to Charlestown to ex­plore at­trac­tions like the USS Con­sti­tu­tion Mu­seum. Fare: $3.50. Departs M-F 6:30 am-8 pm, Sa-Su 10 am-6 pm. 1 Long Wharf 617.227.4321.

BOS­TON HAR­BOR CRUISES WA­TER TAXI

the Wa­ter Taxi op­er­ates year-round, of­fer­ing trav­el­ers an al­ter­na­tive to tra­di­tional ground trans­porta­tion. Look for 28 wa­ter taxi stops along the wa­ter­front. Call for a pick-up 6:30 am-10 pm (un­til 8 pm on Su). Tick­ets avail­able onboard: $12. 1 Long Wharf 617.227.4320.

BOS­TON PEDI­CAB

These eco-friendly, bike-pro­pelled char­i­ots trans­port pa­trons across the city. Hail one or call for a pickup—and “pay as you please.” Tours start at $95. Rid­ers are out 11 am-11 pm. 617.266.2005.

MBTA BUS

The Mas­sachusetts Bay Trans­porta­tion Author­ity of­fers bus ser­vices to com­ple­ment its sub­way sys­tem. Bus routes run through­out Bos­ton proper, Greater Bos­ton and sub­urbs. Op­er­ates from 5:15-12:30 am. Fares: $1.70-2. 617.222.3200.

MBTA SUB­WAY

Bos­ton’s sub­way sys­tem (a.k.a. the “T”) is the na­tion’s old­est. It is com­prised of five lines (Red, Orange, Blue, Green and Sil­ver) and con­nects ar­eas like New­ton, Malden and Lo­gan Air­port with Down­town Bos­ton. Fare per ride: $2.252.75. The sub­way op­er­ates from 5 am 1 am. 617.222.3200.

NEW BAL­ANCE HUBWAY

Hubway fea­tures 180 bi­cy­cle rental sta­tions across Bos­ton where vis­i­tors can grab a bike. Sea­son: April-Novem­ber; se­lect Cam­bridge lo­ca­tions open year-round. Price: $6 for 24 hours; $20 monthly pass; $85 yearly pass. 855.948.2929.

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