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Thornton Street & Oakland Street

Very Walkable

Roxbury Neighborhood, Boston

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Thornton Street & Oakland Street

Thornton Street & Oakland Street has a Walk Score of 74 out of 100. This location is Very Walkable so most 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 Butterfly Coffee, Dunkin' Donuts and Dunkin' Donuts. There are 20 restaurants within a 15 minute walk including Norvia's Place, Silver Slipper Restaurant and Hafun Cafe.

Thornton Street & Oakland Street is near Wentworth Institute of Technology, Massachusetts College of Art and Design and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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:

Very Bikeable

Mostly flat, good bike lanes.

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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