World Trade Center station (MBTA)

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World Trade Ctr
World Trade Center - MBTA Silver Line.jpg
World Trade Center Station platforms
LocationCongress Street at C Street / World Trade Center Avenue, South Boston Waterfront
Owned byMassachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
ConnectionsBus transport MBTA Bus: 4
Disabled accessYes
OpenedDecember 17, 2004[1]
Passengers (2009)2,338 (weekday average)[2]
Preceding station   MBTA.svg MBTA   Following station
Silver Line
Silver Line
toward Design Center
Silver Line
toward Chelsea
  Former services  
Silver Line
Closed 2009
toward City Point

World Trade Center is a transportation station in Boston, Massachusetts, on the MBTA's bus rapid transit (BRT) Silver Line. The station is located on Congress Street at C Street/World Trade Center Avenue on the South Boston Waterfront. It is located between Boston's World Trade Center and Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC), near the Commonwealth Pier and a seasonal ferry to Provincetown, Massachusetts.

Station layout[edit]

The station was designed by G plus G Architects. Its mezzanine level is intended to represent an underwater environment, with blue lighting, an undulating ceiling and sandy, mica-flecked stone tiles. Lenticular art designed by Marybeth Mungovan and Jason Asselin is installed on the lobby level of the station.

G Street level Exit/entrance, connection to MBTA Route 4
M Mezzanine Fare control
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Inbound SL1, SL2, SL3 toward South Station (Courthouse)
Outbound SL1 toward Logan Airport (Silver Line Way)
SL2 toward Design Center (Silver Line Way)
SL3 toward Chelsea (Silver Line Way)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

Nearby destinations[edit]

The Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

Future plans[edit]

The CharlieCard collection system at the World Trade Center Station.

World Trade Center Station is a stop on the MBTA's Silver Line Gateway service to Chelsea, Massachusetts, which opened April 2018.[3] In the future this route might be extended to the proposed Urban Ring Project, a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Line designed to connect the current MBTA Lines to reduce strain on the downtown stations.[4]


  1. ^ Belcher, Jonathan (23 March 2013). "Changes to Transit Service in the MBTA district" (PDF). NETransit. Retrieved 12 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Ridership and Service Statistics" (PDF). Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. 2010. Retrieved 12 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Silver Line Gateway". Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on July 8, 2011. Retrieved March 18, 2012.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 42°20′53.84″N 71°2′33.23″W / 42.3482889°N 71.0425639°W / 42.3482889; -71.0425639