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Thornton Street & Oakland Street

Thornton Street & Oakland Street

Commute to Downtown Boston

Somewhat Walkable

Some errands can be accomplished on foot.

Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips.

Very Bikeable

Mostly flat, good bike lanes.

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Thornton Street & Oakland Street

Thornton Street & Oakland Street has a Walk Score of 69 out of 100. This location is Somewhat Walkable so some errands can be accomplished on foot.

Thornton Street & Oakland Street is a 12 minute walk from the Orange Line at the Jackson Sq Orange Line Inbound stop.

This location is in the Roxbury neighborhood in Boston. Nearby parks include 140 Highland St, Washington/Malcolm X Park and Highland Park.

Nearby schools include Nathan Hale Elementary School, City on A Hill Charter Public School and Higginson/Lewis K-8.

The closest grocery stores are Senado Market, Marcella's Market and Academy Market Inc.

Nearby coffee shops include Juba Market Cafe, Butterfly Coffee and Jelly Coffee Shop. Nearby restaurants include Norvia's Place, Silver Slipper Restaurant and Hafun Cafe.

Thornton Street & Oakland Street is near Cedar Square, 140 Highland St and Washington/Malcolm X Park.

There are good bike lanes and the terrain is mostly flat. Thornton Street & Oakland Street is very bikeable, biking is convenient for most trips. Bike sharing is available from Hubway.

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Excellent Transit

Thornton Street & Oakland Street has excellent transit which means transit is convenient for most trips. Car sharing is available from Zipcar, RelayRides and Hertz On Demand.

Rail lines:

  • Orange Line

    0.5 mi

  • Franklin Line

    0.9 mi

  • Providence/Stoughton Line

    0.9 mi

  • Needham Line

    0.9 mi

  • Green Line

    1.0 mi

Bus lines:

  • 42

    0.1 mi

  • 44

    0.3 mi

Car shares:

Bike shares:

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Roxbury Neighborhood

Thornton Street & Oakland Street is in the Roxbury neighborhood. Roxbury is the 18th most walkable neighborhood in Boston with a neighborhood Walk Score of 81.

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