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2006 Boston Marathon Information

April 17, 2006 (8:26 am EST)
Filed under: General Interest by News Staff

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Transportation information for Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17th, 2006 -- Route 135 will be closed from 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM.

Pearl Street Parking Garage will open at 6:00 AM. No Fee on Marathon Day. Open garage – cars can enter and leave anytime.

Trains are running on a normal weekday schedule.

Official Marathon Bus -- Cavalier Coach -- Joan Libby – 617-330-1234

Getting To Downtown Framingham: Coming from the north or south? The Town of Framingham’s LIFT Public Transit System will operate LIFT bus routes 3 and 6 on Patriots Day allowing many MetroWest area residents to leave their automobiles at home.

For more information regarding the LIFT Public Transit System, visit the Town of Framingham’s web site at: or call 508-532-5459 or 800-649-6096.

Coming from the east or west? Take the MBTA Commuter Train into Downtown Framingham. The station is located directly adjacent to the Boston Marathon route, and three blocks from Framingham’s Cultural Triangle. For MBTA schedule information call 800-392-6100 (TTY 617-222-5146), or visit their web site at

Officials urge you to take Public Transportation when possible.

For more information - Boston Athletic Association – -- 617-236-1652.

Don't forget to visit the Free Framingham Rotary Multicultural Fair from 1 - 4 p.m. in Downtown Framingham at the Memorial Building and at the Civic League. Food, crafts, music, fun!


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