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GENERAL INFORMATION
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GENERAL INFORMATION
Trains:
Both Amtrak and Boston’s Commuter Rail service make it easy to get in and
out of the city. Amtrak trains depart from South Station (Red Line), Back Bay Station
(
Orange Line), and North Station (Green and/or Orange Line). For further information,
visit
amtrak.com
.
Boston’s Commuter Rail services the outlying Boston suburbs.
Most departures take place at North Station, South Station, and Back Bay Station,
but service is also available from several “T” stations. For further information, visit
mbta.com
.
Water:
Water transportation services are available from locations near the ­Convention
Center to several locations throughout Boston’s waterfront. Service is provided
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between Lovejoy Wharf at North Station and the Seaport World Trade Center, which
is a short 7-10 minute walk from the BCEC. Water taxi service also connects the
World Trade Center with a number of waterfront destinations, including Logan Airport.
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Additional information about water taxi service can be found at
citywatertaxi.com
.
Walking:
Boston is often referred to as America’s Walking City; you can stroll the city’s
sidewalks, wander its abundance of green parks, or just people-watch at one of the
many outdoor cafes. There are several walking paths near the Convention Center,
including the Boston Harbor Walk.