Washington Street (MBTA Green Line "B" Branch station)

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WASHINGTON STREET
Washington Street MBTA station, Brighton MA.jpg
Facing inbound at Washington Street station in 2010
Location Commonwealth Avenue and Washington Street
Brighton, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°20′38″N 71°08′33″W / 42.343886°N 71.142593°W / 42.343886; -71.142593Coordinates: 42°20′38″N 71°08′33″W / 42.343886°N 71.142593°W / 42.343886; -71.142593
Owned by MBTA
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections Bus transport MBTA Bus: 65
Construction
Disabled access Yes
Traffic
Passengers (2011) 1,885 (weekday average)[1]
Services
Preceding station   MBTA.svg MBTA   Following station
Green Line
toward Park Street
This article is about the Green Line "B" Branch station. For other uses, see Washington (MBTA station).

Washington Street is a surface stop on the MBTA Green Line "B" Branch, located in Brighton, Boston. The station is located in the median of Commonwealth Avenue northeast of Washington Street. Washington Street station consists of two side platforms which serve the "B" Branch's two tracks.

Washington Street is one of the busiest "B" Branch stops and has a circumferential bus connection, making it an important transfer point and a priority for handicapped accessibility retrofitting. Its platforms were raised in 2002 to interface with low-floor trams, making the station fully accessible.

Station layout[edit]

G
Street/Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Outbound "B" Branch toward Boston College (Sutherland Street)
Inbound "B" Branch toward Government Center (Warren Street)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

Bus connections[edit]

Washington Street also serves one MBTA Bus route:

  • 65 Brighton Center - Kenmore Station via Washington Street, Brookline Village & Brookline Avenue

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ridership and Service Statistics" (PDF) (14 ed.). Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. 2014. Retrieved 25 January 2015. 

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