By Transit

MBTA red line

Cambridge is well served by rapid transit with 6 stations on the Red and Green Lines. In 2019, over 100,000 riders per day rode rapid transit in Cambridge. The MBTA also has 27 bus routes in Cambridge that carried 85,000 riders each working day in 2019. The MBTA makes trips by public transit easy with free transfers from rapid transit to bus using a CharlieCard.

Public transit is critical to making Cambridge a livable and sustainable city. To do this, the city depends on having high-quality transportation options. With a well-functioning transportation system, Cambridge residents can access work and opportunity. While, employers can find and keep workers with various specialized skills.

Below, you will find information about public transit in Cambridge and the city's plans for public transit.

More information about public transit in Cambridge

City of Cambridge Transit Information

Websites for transit service providers

Information on paying MBTA fares

Information on MBTA reduced fares - Are you a senior, youth, blind, have a disability or have Medicare?

You can now apply and renew online for all MBTA reduced fare programs. Click the links below to see more information.

For more information

For more information, please contact Andrew Reker by sending an e-mail to or calling 617-349-6959.