Riverway (MBTA station)

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Inbound train and route 66 bus at Riverway stop, December 2016.JPG
Inbound train and a Dudley-bound route 66 bus at Riverway in 2016
Location South Huntington Avenue at Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°19′54.1″N 71°6′43.2″W / 42.331694°N 71.112000°W / 42.331694; -71.112000Coordinates: 42°19′54.1″N 71°6′43.2″W / 42.331694°N 71.112000°W / 42.331694; -71.112000
Owned by Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Platforms None - Passengers must wait on sidewalks
Tracks 2
Connections Bus transport MBTA Bus: 39, 66
Passengers (2013) 495 (weekday average boardings)[1]
Preceding station   MBTA.svg MBTA   Following station
toward Heath Street
Green Line
toward Lechmere

Riverway is a light rail station on the MBTA Green Line "E" Branch, located at the intersection of South Huntington Avenue and Huntington Avenue in Boston, Massachusetts, slightly east of Brookline Village. The station is named for the Riverway parkway which runs on an overpass just to the west.

The station is located on a street running segment of the "E" Branch; trains run in mixed traffic rather than a dedicated median. The station has no platforms; riders wait on the sidewalks (shared with bus stops for the route 39 bus) and cross the street to reach trains. Because of this, the station is not handicapped accessible.

Riverway is also the closest surface transfer between the "D" and "E" branches of the Green Line; Brookline Village station is about 1,500 feet (460 m) to the west.[2]

Station layout[edit]

Outbound  "E" Branch toward Heath (Back of the Hill)
Inbound  '"E" Branch toward Lechmere (Mission Park)

Bus connections[edit]

Riverway is served by two MBTA Bus routes on Huntington Avenue:[2]

Two other routes run on Brookline Avenue slightly to the west:[2]

  • 60 Chestnut Hill - Kenmore Station via Brookline Village & Cypress Street
  • 65 Brighton Center - Kenmore Station via Washington Street, Brookline Village & Brookline Avenue


  1. ^ "Ridership and Service Statistics" (PDF) (14th ed.). Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Riverway Station Neighborhood Map" (PDF). Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. July 2012. 

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