Porter (MBTA Station)

Porter (MBTA Station)

Porter is a station on the MBTA rapid transit Red Line and the commuter rail Fitchburg Line, at Porter Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It is at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Somerville Avenue and serves northern Cambridge and portions of Somerville. The modern station was designed by Cambridge Seven Associates and opened on December 8, 1984. At 105 feet below ground, the subway section is the deepest station on the MBTA system. Porter is 14 minutes from Park Street on the Red Line.

Porter serves several bus routes. The 77 Arlington Heights - Harvard Station via Massachusetts Avenue, 83 Rindge Ave. - Central Square, Cambridge via Porter Square Station, and 96 Medford Square - Harvard Station via George Street & Davis Square Station buses offer full service through Porter. The 77A short turn of the 77 operates as a trolleybus on a limited number of runs. The 87 Arlington Center or Clarendon Hill - Lechmere Station via Somerville Avenue bus stops on Elm Street, one block north of Porter.

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Porter (MBTA Station) - Accessibility
... See also MBTA accessibility Porteris fully wheelchair accessible elevators lead from street level to the mezzanine with its accessible bathroom,to the commuter rail ... Although most of the commuter platform is low,there is a one car-length high section that allows level boarding ... filed by the Boston Center for Independent Living and a group of individuals,the MBTA is installing additional elevators at Porterand four other busy MBTA subway stations ...

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