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MBTA Alewife Station

Metro Station and Bus Station
North Cambridge, Cambridge
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5.3/10
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  • Johnny F.
    "There are kiosks near the stairs and elevator."(4 Tips)
    Jim G.
    "The traffic jams departing from the parking garage are EPIC!!!"(3 Tips)
    colleen b.
    "Tons of traffic jams around rush hour"(2 Tips)
    Doug N.
    "here early during a snowstorm b/c the limited parking"(2 Tips)
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  • Stephanie M.
    Stephanie MagnoliaDecember 30, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    One of the easiest places to park if you're taking the T into the city.
  • Jeremy K.
    Jeremy KrantzFebruary 18, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    It's the end of the line. Not much around except for a Bertucci's and a strip mall
  • huskyboi
    huskyboiDecember 13, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    The end of the red line. Check out the restrauants nearby. The kiosk in the station that sells samosas are pretty decent!
  • Doug N.
    Doug NyrenNovember 17, 2014
    If u park here 4 work make sure 2 get here early during a snowstorm b/c the limited parking gets worse due to people who live in the area also parking their cars in garage when there's a parking ban
  • David D.
    David DachowskiSeptember 11, 2013
    Even though this is the Northern terminal of Boston's busiest subway line, you CANNOT F*&#)@G GET A NEW CHARLIE CARD HERE AND THUS MUST PAY A HIGHER FARE.
  • Cheryl L.
    Cheryl LeMayJuly 9, 2013
    Pay for parking once u get here. Then you dont have to worry about it when you leave.
  • Carolina
    CarolinaApril 2, 2013
    Bus 350 stops at the door where bus 4 is supposed to.
  • Rosanna Y.
    Rosanna YuenMarch 31, 2013
    Electric car chargers on level 2
  • Johnny F.
    Johnny FanelliFebruary 3, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    If you haven't been here in a while make sure to take your parking garage ticket with you. You pay inside the station now. No more attendants. There are kiosks near the stairs and elevator.
  • Kyle M.
    Kyle McAuley-PomeroyDecember 8, 2012
    Run for your bus!
  • 🙏💖Aliya Divine DivaLiya J.
    🙏💖Aliya Divine DivaLiya Jenkins💎👑October 2, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Now accepting credit cards for parking!!
  • Jim G.
    Jim GormanSeptember 22, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    If you're trying to save time by avoiding the drive into the city, FORGET THIS PLACE!!! The traffic jams departing from the parking garage are EPIC!!!
  • Sabrina G.
    Sabrina GafkenAugust 25, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Don't fall down the stairs like I did. c:
  • matt
    mattMarch 2, 2012
    Samosa guy's samosas are fairly spiced.
  • Amy P.
    Amy ProiettiNovember 28, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    I always park on the top level (5). Plenty of spaces and a view of Cambridge.
  • Paul B.
    Paul BOctober 18, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    If you want to catch plague, use the bathroom here.
  • Lauren H.
    Lauren H.M.October 1, 2011
    Don't touch the fans in the stations...well don't touch anything...
  • Helena H.
    Helena HayJuly 27, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Plug your nose. It perpetually smells like bird poop.
  • Meghan G.
    Meghan GaffneyJuly 25, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Avoid this parking garage at all costs during rush hour. Horrendous.
  • Jonathan R.
    Public restrooms available. So civilized.
  • Shawn
    ShawnApril 30, 2011
    Just the tip.
  • Lynne B.
    Lynne BFebruary 17, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Direct bus to NYC leaves from here (@worldwidebus)! Convenient for North Cambridge/West Somerville/East Arlington :)
  • Tim C.
    Tim CJanuary 26, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Great place to park your car during a snowstorm if you live in the area.
  • Tiffany M.
    Tiffany MontgomeryDecember 1, 2010
    @Anthony C. The lady with the carriage screams at me for putting on mascara on the T. "avoid" is a more gentle warning than I'd give...lol
  • Tiffany M.
    Tiffany MontgomeryDecember 1, 2010
    The am crew at Dunkins is amazing. Those people are pros!
  • Anthony C.
    Anthony C.November 10, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    Try avoiding the lady with the carriage. She always talks to herself. :)
  • Tilak P.
    Tilak PalanisamyJuly 15, 2010
    The exit stair to surface level can be confusing .. One leads to buses, another to pick-up-dropoff area and a third to bertuccis. look for the signs.
  • Jack V.
    Jack VinsonJune 17, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Funny location nearby: horrible intersection.
  • colleen b.
    Tons of traffic jams around rush hour if u r trying to pick people up or exit/enter parking lot
  • HealthyLoserGal
    HealthyLoserGalMay 2, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Alewife is the last stop on outbound Red line train.
  • ryan w.
    ryan whelanApril 23, 2010
    never trust the T when you think you have enough time to "just make it"
  • Greg G.
    Greg GraysonApril 8, 2010
    It's a train station.
  • Trapper M.
    Trapper MarkelzJanuary 11, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    Take the stairs! #health
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