Mattapan (MBTA station)

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MATTAPAN
PCC 3238 at Mattapan.jpg
PCC Streetcar at Mattapan
Station statistics
Address 500 River Street
at 1670 Blue Hill Avenue
Mattapan, Massachusetts 02126
Coordinates 42°16′03″N 71°05′35″W / 42.26750°N 71.09306°W / 42.26750; -71.09306Coordinates: 42°16′03″N 71°05′35″W / 42.26750°N 71.09306°W / 42.26750; -71.09306
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Parking 216 spaces, $2.50 fee,
4 accessible spaces
Bicycle facilities 8 spaces
Other information
Opened August 16, 1929
Rebuilt 2008
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Services
Preceding station   MBTA.svg MBTA   Following station
toward Ashmont
Red Line Terminus

Mattapan or Mattapan Sq. is the southern terminus of the Ashmont-Mattapan High Speed Line in Boston, Massachusetts. It is in the Mattapan neighborhood of Boston. The station is a major transfer facility, served by several bus lines. The trolleys use a balloon loop to reverse direction back to Ashmont.


Reconstruction[edit]

Platforms before renovation
Bus lane and platform shelter before renovation

The MBTA is currently reconstructing stations on the Mattapan High Speed Line. During reconstruction, trolley service was replaced by shuttle buses. Trolley service resumed on December 22, 2007.[1][2] The Mattapan Station renovation includes new station platforms and shelters and a new building for MBTA operations with a community room. In addition a mixed-use transit oriented development (TOD) is being built on the former parking lot adjacent to the station.[3][4]

Accessibility[edit]

Main article: MBTA accessibility

This station is accessible using mini high platforms.

Bus connections[edit]

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