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Metropolitan Area Planning Council

60 Temple Place
Boston, MA 02111

Phone: (617) 933-0700
Fax: (617) 482-7185

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MAPC offers lactation facilities to guests of our meetings and events. Please e-mail Amanda Linehan for more information.

Traveling to MAPC via Public Transportation

MBTA logoMAPC is within walking distance from the Park Street MBTA station, accessible by the Red and Green lines; and the Downtown Crossing station, accessible by the Red and Orange lines. The SL5 Silver Line bus also stops on Temple Place, almost directly in front of the MAPC office. Plan your route to our office using the MBTA Trip Planner.

Hubway logoMAPC is also accessible by bike! There is a Hubway bike station at the corner of Tremont and Temple place, one block from the MAPC office. Plan your cycling route with MAPC's Greater Boston Cycling and Walking Trailmap

Walking from Park Street Station:

1) Cross Tremont Street and walk down Winter Street to Washington Street (Macy's will be on the corner). Turn right and walk to the end of the block until you see Temple Place; or 2) walk down Tremont Street in the direction of Boylston Street until you see Temple Place on the left. Walk to the end of Temple Place.

MAPC is located at the corner of Temple Place and Washington Street. We are located at 60 Temple Place on the 3rd and 6th floors.

Walking from Downtown Crossing Station:

There are several exits from the station.

  • Exiting from Washington Street: walk right on Washington Street until you see Temple Place on the right. Take a right on Temple. MAPC is located at 60 Temple Place.
  • Exiting from Hawley Street: walk left until you reach Summer Street. Walk right on Summer, towards the intersection of Washington and Summer streets. Take a left onto Washington. Walk one block until you reach Temple Place. MAPC is located at 60 Temple Place.
  • Exiting from Chauncy Street: walk right on Chauncy until you reach Avenue De Lafayette. Walk down the avenue until you reach Washington Street. Take a right on Washington. Temple Place is the first street on the left. MAPC is located at 60 Temple Place.

Driving to MAPC

Use Google Maps to find detailed directions from your starting location.

From 93 South: Take I-93 South to exit 20A “South Station”. Take a left on Kneeland Street. Take a right on Washington Street. Continue on Washington Street, past the Paramount Theatre. Take a left onto Temple Place. MAPC is located at 60 Temple Place, right near the intersection of Temple Place and Washington Street.

From 93 North and/or Storrow Drive: Take the I-93 North or Storrow Drive to the Purchase Street / South Station exit. Stay in the right-hand side lane, bearing right on Atlantic Avenue. Continue on Atlantic Avenue until you see Kneeland Street on your right. Take a right on Kneeland Street and continue until you see Washington Street. Continue on Washington Street, past the Paramount Theatre. Take a left onto Temple Place. MAPC is located at 60 Temple Place, right near the intersection of Temple Place and Washington Street.

From the Mass Pike (Route 90E): Take exit 24A “Downtown / South Station”. At the bottom of the ramp turn left at the light onto Kneeland Street. After 4 blocks turn right onto Washington Street. Take a right on Washington Street. Continue on Washington Street, past the Paramount Theatre. Take a left onto Temple Place. MAPC is located at 60 Temple Place, right near the intersection of Temple Place and Washington Street.

Parking

Lafayette Parking Garage
1 De Lafayette Avenue, Boston, MA

Boston Common Garage
Charles Street between the Boston Common and the Boston Public Garden

City Place Garage
8 Park Plaza (40 Charles Street), Boston, MA