Visit Us

The Department of Traffic, Parking & Transportation is located in the City Hall Annex (McCusker Building) at 344 Broadway. The City Hall Annex is on the corner of Broadway and Inman Street, and is close to Central Square, Inman Square, and Harvard Square. We are easily accessible on foot, by bike and by public transit.

Walking

From Central Square:

  • Walk northwest on Massachusetts Avenue (towards Harvard Square) to Inman Street
  • Turn right onto Inman Street (next to City Hall), and walk three blocks to the corner of Inman Street and Broadway.
  • City Hall Annex is on the southwest corner of the intersection.

From Inman Square:

  • Walk south on Inman Street (next to the fire station) one long block to the corner of Inman Street and Broadway.
  • City Hall Annex is on the southwest corner of the intersection.

From Harvard Square:

  • Walk southeast on Massachusetts Avenue to Quincy Square (intersection of Mass Ave, Quincy Street, and Bow Street).
  • From Quincy Square, continue southeast on Harvard Street about half a mile until you reach Inman Street.
  • Turn left on Inman Street, and walk one block to the corner of Inman Street and Broadway.
  • City Hall Annex is on the southwest corner of the intersection.

Biking

From Central Square:

  • Bike north on Prospect Street three blocks until you reach the corner of Prospect Street and Broadway.
  • Turn left on Broadway and follow it to the next light, which is the intersection of Inman Street and Broadway.
  • City Hall Annex is on the southwest corner of the intersection.

From Inman Square:

  • Bike south on Inman Street (next to the fire station) one long block to the corner of Inman Street and Broadway.
  • City Hall Annex is on the southwest corner of the intersection.

From Harvard Square:

  • Bike southeast on Mount Auburn Street to the intersection of Putnam Avenue and Massachusetts Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Trowbridge Street (the continuation of Putnam Avenue), and follow it two blocks to Broadway.
  • Turn right onto Broadway, and follow it about one third of a mile to the corner of Inman Street and Broadway.
  • City Hall Annex is on the southwest corner of the intersection.

Public Transportation

City Hall Annex is well served by public transit, including the Red Line and a number of MBTA buses.

The Red Line stops in Central Square.  Follow the walking directions from Central Square listed above.

The following buses stop near City Hall Annex:
  • Route 68: Stops directly outside, at the corner of Inman Street and Broadway
  • Route 83, Route 91, and Route 64 (rush hour only): All stop at the corner of Broadway and Prospect Street. Walk one block up Broadway to the corner of Inman Street and Broadway; City Hall Annex is on the southwest corner of the intersection.

The following buses stop in Central Square (follow the walking directions from Central Square listed above):

  • Route CT1
  • Route 1
  • Route 47
  • Route 64 (outside rush hour)
  • Route 70
  • Route 70A

Route 69 serves Inman Square. Follow the walking directions from Inman Square listed above.

Driving

Driving to City Hall Annex is not encouraged, since parking is quite limited. Do not park in the lot at the back of the building, you may be towed.