For Immediate Release
September 06, 2013
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The Jimmy Fund Walk will take place in Boston on Sunday, September 8. Traffic delays should be expected and parking restrictions will be implemented. The Boston Transportation Department is advising drivers to take precautions as a significant number of event participants will be walking along Boston’s streets.
An estimated 8,000 people are expected to join in the Walk beginning at 9 AM, and another 3,500 people are expected to participate in the Patients Walk beginning at 1:30 PM. The routes to be traveled are as follows.
Jimmy Fund Walk – Entering the City of Boston at Boston College, Commonwealth Avenue, right onto Chestnut Hill Avenue, left onto Beacon Street, through the Town of Brookline, continuing on Beacon Street, to Kenmore Square, right onto Commonwealth Avenue, right onto Hereford Street, left onto Boylston Street, ending at Copley Square.
Patient’s Walk –Longwood Avenue, across Brookline Avenue and the Riverway, right to Kent Street, Beacon Street, following the Boston Marathon Course to Copley Square Park.
The following temporary parking restrictions will be in place to accommodate the event.
“Tow Zone No Stopping, Boston Police Special Event, Sunday” signs will be posted and in effect at the following locations.
- Boylston Street, both sides, from Dartmouth Street to Clarendon Street
- Brookline Avenue, southeast side (Yawkey Center side), from Jimmy Fund Way heading back toward Francis Street for the fist eight metered parking spaces between Jimmy Fund Way and the first service driveway.
- Clarendon Street, both sides, from Boylston Street to Saint James Avenue
- Trinity Place, both sides, from Stuart Street to Saint James Avenue