Boston Links: Transportation

Cars and driving

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AAA of Southern New England

Road-side assistance, travel planning, etc.

Arborway Coalition

Group working to make the Arborway and Jamaicaway safer.
Jamaica Plain

Big Dig

The Central Artery Project site. Country's most expensive road project.

Big Dig music video

A drive up, down and around the new tunnels and Zakim bridge, set to music. Requires Quicktime.

Big Dig, The

Book: The story of the most expensive road project in American history.

Boston Crazy Driving

"Documenting all the stupid, weird, unusual and just-plain-crazy driving maneuvers I witness in the Boston area on a daily basis - without being redundant."

Boston drivers

Yes, everything you've heard is true.

Boston Sweeper

Free service designed to save you money and pain, by e-mailing you reminders to move your car before the streetsweeper comes.

Boston Transportation Department

How to appeal a ticket or get a boot removed; directions to the city tow lot.

Boston's Cancelled Highways

A look at highways that were planned but never built.

Boston/Cambridge speed traps

Where to slow down in the Boston area.

Caravan for Commuters

State program that matches up carpoolers and vanpoolers.

Discount Boston Car Rentals

Boston car rental guide featuring discount reservations for Avis, Hertz, Budget, and more.

Fantasy Auto Rental

BMW, Corvette, Porsche, Jaguar, Hummer, Mercedes, Audi, and Viper rentals.

Fast Lane

Get a transponder for your windshield and zip through toll plazas on the Mass. Pike.

FitzInn Parking Systems

Operates parking lots and parking garages throughout the Boston area.

International Horsepower

Rents high-end exotic cars, including Viper, Porsche, BMW, Hummer and Corvette.


Larz Anderson Auto Museum

Lots of old cars.
15 Newton St.

Massachusetts Exit Signs

If you've ever gotten into an argument over the exact names and numbers of exits on Massachusetts highways, this site's for you.

Massachusetts Road-Kill Pages

The unofficial Boston drivers' hall of shame. Plenty of photos.

Massachusetts Turnpike

Run by the Authority That Will Not Die.

Massport: Tobin Bridge

Toll bridge across the Mystic River, from Chelsea to Boston.

Metro Boston Eastern Massachusetts Street Atlas

Book: If you drive around here, you need one of these spiral-bound map books.

National Motorists Association, Massachusetts Page

Defending against revenue-driven speed limit enforcement done under the pretence of safety.

Newton Streets and Sidewalks RSS feed

"Covers traffic and related issues in Newton. Promotes livable streets."

Park and ride lots

Directory of lots for commuters and carpoolers.

Parking Hunter - Boston

"Parking Hunter lets residents of Boston find and list parking spots on an interactive map. Visitors can see monthly prices and contact the owners."

Parking tickets online

Pay your Boston parking tickets online.

Registry of Motor Vehicles

Renew your registration online, get directions to local Registries, look up driving regulations and more.

Rental Car Guide

Info on renting a car in Boston and at Logan Airport.

Resident parking permits

You'll need one in many neighborhoods. They don't guarantee a space, but they do ward off tickets in those "Residents Only" spaces.


Traffic reports and traffic-cams.

SpotScout RSS feed

"SpotScout is a real-time, online marketplace for parking information, advanced parking reservations, and short-term parking spot leasing. Based in Cambridge, SpotScout helps drivers find parking spots and allows private spot owners to make some money when their spot is empty."

Starts and Stops Blog RSS feed

Globe transportation writer Mac Daniels's Weblog.

The Big Dig

Excerpts from the History Channel documentary on the project. Includes comments from community activists and politicians and Big Dig trivia.

The Roads of Massachusetts

Information on numbered highways in Massachusetts.

Towing companies

When you need a hook. Boston

Real-time traffic reports, incidents, accidents, and detailed alerts for Boston. See traffic conditions and accurate current drive times for Boston and its surroundings.

Ways to save on your auto insurance

Guide from the state Division of Insurance.

Winter Driving Tips

Everything you've heard about Boston drivers? Double it in wintertime.


Auto rental by the hour.

Freshness date: This page was last updated on: Thu Dec 31 2009 at 09:22:08.