Arlington’s proximity to Boston and all commuter Routes makes it a very desirable place to live.
Arlington MA Offers Easy Transportation Options
Arlington is bounded on the south by Route 2, a major transportation route allowing access to Boston and the western part of Massachusetts. Arlington is also a short distance from Interstate 93 and 95. Other major routes that go through the town are Routes 2A and 3. Public transportation is provided through the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) servicing the Greater Boston area with bus service and a subway system. Closest access to the subway system is through the Alewife Station located just over the Arlington border in Cambridge.
Arlington Important Bus Routes
Several important bus routes go through Arlington; they take you to Alewife Station, Harvard Square, Davis Square, Lechmere Station and the Burlington Mall. The fare is 90 cents. Special fares are available for seniors (65+) and persons with disabilities. Children under 11 ride free. You can find fare information and interactive maps on the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) website.
62: Bedford, VA Alewife (via Arlington Heights)
67: Turkey Hill - Alewife Station (via Arlington Center)
77: Arlington Heights - Harvard Square (via Mass. Ave.)
78: Arlmont Village - Harvard Square (via Park Circle)
79: Arlington Heights - Alewife Station (via Mass. Ave.)
80: Arlington Center - Lechmere Station (via Medford Hillside)
84: Arlmont Village - Alewife Station (via Route 2 service road)
87: Arlington Center - Clarendon Hill - Lechmere Station (via Somerville Ave.)
350: North Burlington - Alewife Station (via the Burlington Mall and Arlington Center)