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Franklin Street

Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation.

Very Bikeable

Flat as a pancake, excellent bike lanes.

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About this Location

Franklin Street

Franklin Street has a Walk Score of 92 out of 100. This location is a Walker’s Paradise so daily errands do not require a car.

Franklin Street is a six minute walk from the Fairmount Line, the Framingham/Worcester Line and the Franklin Line at the South Station stop.

This location is in the Downtown neighborhood in Boston. Nearby parks include Post Office Square, Norman B. Leventhal Park and George Thorndike Angell Memorial Square.

Nearby schools include St John School, Northend Children's Center and The Phillips School.

The closest grocery stores are Barbizon USA LLC, Goose Valley Natural Foods LLC and Philips Market.

Nearby coffee shops include Sip Cafe, Sebastians and Flat Black Coffee Company. Nearby restaurants include Pret A Manger, The Reserve and Cafe Fleuri.

Franklin Street is near Post Office Square, Angell Memorial Square and Liberty Square.

There are excellent bike lanes and the terrain is flat as a pancake. Franklin Street is very bikeable, biking is convenient for most trips. Bike sharing is available from Hubway.

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Explore how far you can travel by car, bus, bike and foot from Franklin Street.

Rider’s Paradise

Franklin Street is a Rider’s Paradise which means world-class public transportation. Car sharing is available from Zipcar, Enterprise CarShare and RelayRides.

Rail lines:

  • Middleborough/Lakeville Line

    0.2 mi

  • Providence/Stoughton Line

    0.2 mi

  • Greenbush Line

    0.2 mi

  • Needham Line

    0.2 mi

  • Fairmount Line

    0.2 mi

  • Franklin Line

    0.2 mi

  • Framingham/Worcester Line

    0.2 mi

  • Kingston/Plymouth Line

    0.2 mi

  • Blue Line

    0.2 mi

  • Orange Line

    0.2 mi

Bus lines:

  • 4

    0.0 mi

  • 556

    0.1 mi

  • 501

    0.1 mi

  • 504

    0.1 mi

  • 553

    0.1 mi

  • 558

    0.1 mi

  • 554

    0.1 mi

  • 505

    0.1 mi

  • 449

    0.1 mi

  • 7

    0.1 mi

Car shares:

Bike shares:

Downtown Neighborhood

Franklin Street is in the Downtown neighborhood. Downtown is the 7th most walkable neighborhood in Boston with a neighborhood Walk Score of 95.

Norman B. Leventhal Park

George Thorndike Angell Memorial Square

Liberty Square Hungarian Revolution Memorial