City of Boston Traffic Advisory for Saturday, September 30 and Sunday, October 1, 2017

The Beantown Jazz Festival, the Roslindale Day Parade and the Massachusetts March for life will impact traffic and parking in Boston from Saturday, September 30, through Sunday, October 1, 2017. Those attending the events are encouraged not to drive their personal vehicles. Information on Hubway, the regional bike-share service, may be found at www.theHubway.com and information on the MBTA may be found at www.MBTA.com . For a faster return trip, the MBTA advises riders to purchase a round-trip rather than a one-way ticket.  Walking is also a great way to travel around Boston.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

The Beantown Jazz Festival will take place in Roxbury.  From 6 AM to 7 PM Columbus Avenue will be closed to traffic between Massachusetts Avenue and Burke Street; and Northampton Street, Camden Street, Douglass Park, Davenport Street and Benton Street will be closed to traffic between Tremont Street and Columbus Avenue.

“Tow Zone No Stopping Friday and Saturday” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows.

·        Columbus Avenue, north side, Massachusetts Avenue to Northampton Street

·        Columbus Avenue, south side, Burke Street to Benton Street

“Tow Zone No Stopping Saturday” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows.

·        Benton Street, both sides, Columbus Avenue to Tremont Street

·        Burke Street, both sides, Tremont Street to Columbus Avenue

·        Camden Street, both sides, Columbus Avenue to the Dead End

·        Camden Street, both sides, Tremont Street to Columbus Avenue

·        Columbus Avenue, both sides, Northampton Street to Benton Street

·        Columbus Avenue, north side, opposite Benton Street to opposite Burke Street

·        Columbus Avenue, south side, Northampton Street to Massachusetts Avenue

·        Columbus Avenue, south side, in front of the Harriet Tubman House at #566, Massachusetts Avenue to West Springfield Street

·        Davenport Street, both sides, Tremont Street to Columbus Avenue

·        Douglass Park, both sides, Columbus Avenue to Tremont Street

·        Northampton Street, both sides, Columbus Avenue to the Dead End

·        Northampton Street, both sides, Tremont Street to Columbus Avenue

Sunday, October 1, 2017

The Roslindale Day Parade will begin at 1 PM on Washington Street.  Assembly will take place on Washington Street, between Firth and Archdale Streets.  Marchers will turn right onto South Street, left onto Belgrade Avenue, right onto West Roxbury Parkway, to Msgr. Finn Circle, right onto Centre Street, right onto South Street, ending at Walter Street.  Streets are expected to be closed to traffic from approximately 11:30 AM to 4 PM.  “Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Sunday” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows.

·        Cummins Highway, even side, Lindell Street to Washington Street

·        Murray Hill Road, odd side Florence Street to Washington Street

·        Firth road, odd side, Florence Street to Washington Street

·        Bexley Road, odd side, Washington Street to Florence Street

·        Washington Street, both sides, Stellman Avenue to Cummins Highway

·        South Street, both sides, Washington Street to Belgrade Avenue

·        South Street, both sides, Centre Street to Walter Street

·        Belgrade Avenue, both sides, South Street to Roberts Street

·        Belgrade Avenue, both sides, Roberts Street to West Roxbury Parkway

·        Basile Street, both sides, Washington Street to Lindall Street

·        Robert Street, both sides, South Street to Belgrade Avenue

·        Walter Street, both sides, South Street to Primrose Street

·        Walter Street, both sides, South Street to Symmes Street

·        South Walter Street, odd side, Robert Street to South Fairview Street

·        West Roxbury Parkway, both sides, Belgrade Avenue to Msgr. Finn Circle

·        Centre Street, both sides, Msgr. Finn Circle to South Street

·        Msgr. Finn Circle, both sides, West Roxbury Parkway to South Street

The Massachusetts March for Life will step off from the Boston Common at the intersection of Charles and Beacon Streets at 2:00 PM.  Up to 1,000 marchers will turn left onto Beacon Street, left onto Arlington Street, left onto Boylston Street, left onto Charles Street, and re-enter the Boston Common at Boylston Street.  The event is expected to be completed by 4:30 PM.  Beacon Street, between Charles and Arlington Streets; Arlington Street, between Beacon and Boylston Streets; and Boylston Street, between Arlington and Charles Streets, will be closed to traffic from approximately 2 PM to 5 PM.

“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Sunday 12 Noon to 5 PM” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows.

· Charles Street, Boston Public Garden side, Boylston Street to the Center Gate of the Boston Public Garden