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The MBTA will accommodate thousands of extra riders as they travel throughout Greater Boston for the 2014 Boston Marathon. The annual event is scheduled to take place on Patriots' Day, Monday, April 21, 2014. Customers are urged to take public transportation to and from the Marathon and advised to check T-Alerts for the most up-to-date service information on the day of the race.

In preparation for Marathon Monday, the MBTA will enhance service to rush-hour levels before and after the race on April 21, 2014. Pre-marathon events are also scheduled during the week before the race, which will result in adjustments to various bus routes in and around Copley Square. On Marathon Monday, various bus routes on both the North and South sides will be diverted.

Customers should also note that all MBTA parking garages will be pay-on-entry and cash-only on Patriots' Day, April 21, 2014, in order to ensure all customers exit in a timely manner. Due to heavy parking demand, some MBTA parking garages and lots may fill more quickly than normal. Customers planning to park in an MBTA garage or lot should plan accordingly.

Due to congestion, bikes are not allowed on any MBTA vehicles on Patriots' Day.

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Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) - click here
Hopkinton Police Department - click here
Ashland Police Department - click here
Framingham Police Department - click here
Natick Police Department - click here
Wellesley Police Department - click here
Newton Police Department - click here
Brookline Police Department - click here
Boston Police Department - click here
City of Boston - click here


Hopkinton - click here
Ashland - click here
Newton - click here
Boston - click here


Back Bay Business Association - click here
Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay - click here
Boston Public Library - click here
Friends of Copley Square Park - click here
Old South Church (Copley Square) Blessing of Athletes - click here
Trinity Church (Copley Square) Interfaith Vigil for Marathon, Peace - click here
The One Fund - click here

B.A.A. Moment 3

1966 - Bobbi Gibb

In 1966, Bobbi Gibb was the first female to run the Boston Marathon.