For Immediate Release
June 06, 2014
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Events taking place in the City of Boston this weekend will result in parking restrictions and traffic detours. Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians are all asked to do their part to ensure traffic safety on Boston’s local streets this weekend by paying close attention to the rules of the road. Those coming into Boston for these events are encouraged to take the MBTA. Information on MBTA service can 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
FRIDAY, JUNE 6 THROUGH SUNDAY, JUNE 8
Special Olympics Summer Games – The games will be held at Boston University’s Nickerson Field and at Harvard University. To facilitate access in the area for everyone participating in this event, the following parking restrictions will be in effect, including at all parking meters.
“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Friday through Sunday”
- Babcock Street, from Commonwealth Avenue to Gardner Street
- Ashford Street, from Babcock Street to Malvern Street
- Acorn Street, from Commonwealth Avenue to Gardner Street
- Malvern Street, from Gardner Street to Ashford Street
- Gardner Street, at Babcock Street
- Harry Agganis Way, from Commonwealth Avenue to the Boston University Police Department Building
SATURDAY, JUNE 7
Runner’s World Heartbreak Hill 5K – An estimated 2,500 runners will gather on Linden Lane and travel the following route beginning at 7 AM: Linden Lane, right onto Commonwealth Avenue, right onto Chestnut Hill Avenue, right onto Beacon Street, right onto St. Thomas Moore Road, reverse direction, right onto Beacon Street, right onto College Road, right onto Linden Street.
Phantom Gourmet Hot Dog Safari – Lansdowne Street will be closed from 12 Noon to 4 PM from Brookline Avenue to Ipswich Street. Parking restrictions will be as follows.
“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Saturday”
- Lansdowne Street, both sides, from Brookline Avenue to Ipswich Street
- Ipswich Street, Jillian’s side, from Lansdowne Street heading east and ending at Charlesgate East
SUNDAY, JUNE 8
Runner’s World Heartbreak Hill Half Marathon – An estimated 3,500 runners will gather on Linden Lane and travel the following route beginning at 7:30 AM: Linden Lane, right onto Commonwealth Avenue, right onto Chestnut Hill Avenue, right onto Beacon Street, right onto College Avenue, left onto Commonwealth Avenue, left onto Fuller Street, right onto Evelyn Road, right onto Beacon Street, right onto Washington Street, right onto Commonwealth Avenue at Firehouse, bear left onto Carriage Road at Fuller Street, continue onto Carriage Road, right onto College Avenue, left onto Beacon Street, left onto Linden Lane finishing at Campus Green.
Walk for Children’s Hospital – Although the Walk will not be utilizing City of Boston local streets, it will be necessary to implement the following parking restrictions to accommodate buses and event vehicles.
“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Sunday 12:01 AM to 3 PM”
- Beacon Street, Public Garden side, from Brimmer Street to Beaver Street