Open Data Portal (Massachusetts geoDOT)
Data categories include roadways, boundaries, facilities, multimodal, accessibility observatory highway assets, and crash.
Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization
The Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is responsible for conducting the federally required metropolitan transportation planning process for the Boston metropolitan area. The Boston Region MPO maintains a large amount of spatial and tabular data that is crucial to regional planning and policy decisions. This data can be searched by keyword or browsed by subject. Spatial datasets can be previewed with OpenLayers (map viewer) and are available for download in Shapefile and
MBTA Open Data Portal
Explore data by service (ferry, bus, commuter rail, rapid transit,The RIDE) and by category/tag/file (ridership, performance, system data, assets, vehicle location data, financials, service area, general transit feed specification, reference tables).
TransmitMatters Data Dashboard
See MBTA rapid transit performance data, including travel times between stations, headways, and dwell times, for any given day. TransitMatters is dedicated to improving transit in and around Boston by offering new perspectives, uniting transit advocates, and informing the public. We utilize a high level of critical analysis to advocate for plans and policies that promote convenient, effective, and equitable transportation for everyone.
Local Area Transportation Characteristics for Households (LATCH Survey) (U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics)
The purpose of the project was to develop estimates of average weekday household person trips, vehicle trips, person miles traveled, and vehicle miles traveled (per day), for all Census tracts in the United States.
Low Transportation Cost Index (HUD Open Data Site)
The Low Transportation Cost Index is based on estimates of transportation expenses for a 3-person single-parent family earning 50% of the median income for renters in the surrounding region (i.e. CBSA).
Massachusetts Vehicle Census
The Massachusetts Vehicle Census is a catalog of information about vehicles registered in the Commonwealth from 2009 to 2014.
Dangerous by Design 2022 (Smart Growth America)
Use the interactive map to plot every pedestrian fatality w/ location data from 2008-2020. Search for any U.S. address (or city/state) by clicking on the magnifying glass on the left side of the map. Or search metro rankings for the most dangerous metropolitan areas in the United States for people walking between 2016 and 2020
Vision Zero Boston Traffic Crashes (City of Boston)
Vision Zero Boston focuses the city’s resources on strategies to eliminate fatal and serious traffic crashes by 2030. This map shows traffic crashes for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists.
Vision Zero Fatality Records (Analyze Boston)
This dataset, provided as part of the Vision Zero Boston program, contains records of the date, time, location, and type of fatality for Vision Zero related crashes resulting in a fatality. All records are compiled by the Department of Innovation and Technology from the City's Computer-Aided Dispatch (911) system and verified by the Boston Police Department as being a Vision Zero related fatality. To protect the privacy of individuals involved in these incidents, we do not provide any
Vision Zero Crash Records (Analyze Boston)
This dataset, provided as part of the Vision Zero Boston program, contains records of the date, time, location, and type of crash for incidents requiring public safety response which may involve injuries or fatalities. All records are compiled by the Department of Innovation and Technology from the City's Computer-Aided Dispatch (911) system and verified as having required a response from a public safety agency. To protect the privacy of individuals involved in these incidents, we do not indicate the severity of specific crashes or whether medical care was provided in any specific case.
Vision Zero Boston Safety Issues (City of Boston)
Vision Zero invites the public to enter traffic safety concerns in this crowd-sourcing application
Condition of Boston Bridges (MassDOT)
Bridges in Boston and their condition, according to the MassDOT Bridge Inspection Management System (BIMS)
LTBP InfoBridge 2022 Data (Federal Highway Administration
Search for bridge structural integrity data for Massachusetts/Boston.
Timeline: Safety Incidents on the MBTA
Here's a timeline of the high-profile incidents at the MBTA from July 2021 through [August 9, 2022]. This is not a comprehensive look, but should provide context to the current situation with our region's transit system.
Docked Bikeshare Ridership and COVID-19 (U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics)
Daily use for bikeshare systems with docking stations. By bikeshare system, primarily metropolitan area.
BlueBikes System Data
Bluebikes is Metro Boston's public bike share program, with more than 3,000 bikes at over 400 stations across Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Somerville and Everett. Bluebikes is owned by the municipalities of Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Somerville, and Everett, and operated by Motivate.
Citywide Bike Counts (Analyze Boston)
In 2016, we began a new annual bicycle count program using automated technology. We collect data at specific locations across the City a few times per year. The counted locations provide a representative sample of people biking. Over time, we can use this data to better understand how many people are already biking in Boston, and what we can do to encourage more people to go by bike.
Existing Bike Network (Analyze Boston)
This dataset contains an inventory of existing bicycle facilities within the City of Boston. It is intended for information purposes only. It is not intended to aid in trip routing. Actual conditions may vary from what is indicated in the dataset due to construction or other reasons. Updated by BTD in April 2021.