Senior T-Passes. This brochure provides information about the Senior discount and T.A.P. I.D. card.
Apply for a T-pass one month ahead of time and take advantage of the MIT
subsidy by paying just 50% of the current T-pass rate up to zone 1.
The MBTA offers various
(namely the Orange, Green, Red and Blue lines), Bus
and Express Bus from vaious downtown Boston to local suburbs, the Commuter
Rail (also known as the purple line) goes out from North
and South Stations. North lines are Newburyport/Rockport; Haverhill/Reading;
South lines are Kingston/Plymouth; Middleborough/Lakeville; Providence,
RI; Franklin; Needham; Worcester. South Station also offers Amtrak service
to points west and south. North Station currently offers one route, to
Portland, Maine, and Boat
ferries from several wharfs around Boston and north and south: ports include
Lovejoy Wharf, the Charlestown Naval Yard, the Moakley Courthouse, World
Trade Center, Long Wharf, to Logan, Quincy and Hull. Courtesy Massport
bus service carries passengers between the Logan dock and all airport
Non-MBTA options also exist for the public. The EZRide
Shuttle service connects Cambridgeport, Kendall Square and East Cambridge
to Boston's North Station. This blue colored bus can be used during commute
hours only. Funded by many sponsors, local businesses including MIT, sponsor
employees, and students in MIT's case, receive a free ride through Cambridge.
Either one shows the sponsor's id or sticker or the rider must pay the
Caravan for Commuters
is a service which links travelers to both public and private ride options,
including rideshare programs, in all of Massachusetts.