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Shawmut Avenue & Waltham Street

Shawmut Avenue & Waltham Street

Commute to Downtown Boston

Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation.

Very Bikeable

Flat as a pancake, some bike lanes.

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Shawmut Avenue & Waltham Street

Shawmut Avenue & Waltham Street has a Walk Score of 98 out of 100. This location is a Walker’s Paradise so daily errands do not require a car.

Shawmut Avenue & Waltham Street is a 10 minute walk from the Framingham/Worcester Line, the Franklin Line and the Needham Line at the Back Bay stop.

This location is in the South End neighborhood in Boston. Nearby parks include Ringgold Park, Union Park and Watson Park.

Nearby schools include Cathedral Grammar School, Blackstone Elementary School and William McKinley School.

The closest grocery stores are Syrian Grocery Importing Co, Formaggio Kitchen South End and Siena Farms South End.

Nearby coffee shops include The Wholy Grain, South End Buttery and Metropolis Cafe. There are 121 restaurants within a 15 minute walk including Franklin Cafe, Union and Union Bar and Grille.

Shawmut Avenue & Waltham Street is near Ringgold Park, Union Park and Watson Park.

There are some bike lanes and the terrain is flat as a pancake. Shawmut Avenue & Waltham Street is very bikeable, biking is convenient for most trips. Bike sharing is available from Hubway.

Travel Time Map

Explore how far you can travel by car, bus, bike and foot from Shawmut Avenue & Waltham Street.

Rider’s Paradise

Shawmut Avenue & Waltham Street is a Rider’s Paradise which means world-class public transportation. Car sharing is available from Zipcar, RelayRides, Hertz On Demand and Enterprise CarShare.

Rail lines:

  • Franklin Line

    0.4 mi

  • Providence/Stoughton Line

    0.4 mi

  • Needham Line

    0.4 mi

  • Framingham/Worcester Line

    0.4 mi

  • Orange Line

    0.4 mi

  • Green Line

    0.6 mi

  • Red Line

    0.7 mi

Bus lines:

  • SL5 Silver Line SL5

    0.1 mi

  • SL4 Silver Line SL4

    0.1 mi

  • 15

    0.1 mi

  • 43

    0.1 mi

  • 170

    0.1 mi

  • 10

    0.1 mi

  • 8

    0.2 mi

  • 9

    0.2 mi

Car shares:

Bike shares:

South End Neighborhood

Shawmut Avenue & Waltham Street is in the South End neighborhood. South End is the 9th most walkable neighborhood in Boston with a neighborhood Walk Score of 95.

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