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Public Transportation

Boston is easily accessible, thanks to the MBTA, the public transportation system that includes the subway, bus and commuter rail. Students are eligible to purchase MBTA semester passes at a discount. Visit the Bursar's Office for prices and more information.

http://finance.tufts.edu/bursar/?pid=10

Via subway, Friedman is accessible via the Orange Line - New England Medical Center; Green Line - Boylstton. Red Line - Downtown Crossing; Silver Line - New England Medical Center.

Via commuter rail, disembark at South Station and either walk ten minutes to campus, or disembark at Back Bay Station and use the connecting Orange Line to go to New England Medical Center stop.

Via bus, please check the MBTA web site for the most up-to-date and comprehensive view of bus routes.

Parking and Driving to Campus

We strongly recommend students do not drive into Boston as parking can be expensive and frustrating. Courtesy of the Dental School, here's a handy tip sheet about parking garages and Boston auto regulations.

http://dental.tufts.edu/docs/car_info_2008.pdf

For information on parking facilities and pricing, please visit the Medical School's student parking page.

The Bursar's Office offers parking coupons for those students who are registered to park in designated lots.

http://finance.tufts.edu/bursar/?pid=11&c=16

Visit the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicle's "New to Massachusetts" page to read tips, access forms and learn how to get your car registered in the state.

For information on parking in Somerville, including what to do during Snow Emergencies, please visit their Traffic & Parking page.

http://www.somervillema.gov/Department.cfm?dept=TRAFFIC