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Getting Around the City

The City of Worcester is centrally located in Massachusetts and New England. With this convenient location Worcester has easy access to all New England states and beyond.


Running through the heart of the City is I-290 allowing access to other major highways such as I-190 (north), I-495 (north and south) and Route 146 (south). Additionally, the Massachusetts Turnpike I-90 (east and west) and I-84 (south) are easily accessible via these highways.

Trains, Buses & Taxis

The beautifully restored Union Station is an inter-modal hub providing train and bus service. Train service between Worcester and Boston is provided by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA). And both Peter Pan and Greyhound offer Inter-City bus service.

Intra-City bus service is provided by the Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) which offers service throughout the City and into surrounding towns from a 14,000 square foot state-of-the-art Transportation Hub adjacent to Union Station.

Additionally, both Red Cab and Yellow Cab provide taxi services.

Air Travel

Worcester Regional Airport and its owner/operator, Massport, offers a $15.7 million passenger terminal, which provides state-of-the-art passenger comfort and accessibility and features four jetway gates, two ramp level gates, two baggage carousels and a TSA installed passenger and baggage screening system.

New for 2013, JetBlue Airways will be offering one flight daily between Worcester Regional Airport and Orlando and another daily flight to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, starting November 7, 2013. The airline will fly 100-seat Embraer 190 aircraft. Full story...

The airport has extensive general aviation services & amenities including a fixed-base operator.

Below are some important sites and addresses that may be helpful in navigating the City.

Municipal Services

City Hall 455 Main Street
Public Works 76 East Worcester Street
Inspectional Services 25 Meade Street
Economic Development 455 Main Street
Police Headquarters 9-11 Lincoln Square
Fire Headquarters 141 Grove Street
Public Library 3 Salem Square
Senior Center 128 Providence Street

City Parks

For more information and locations please visit the City Parks page.

Fire Stations

For more information and locations please visit the Fire Stations page.

Public Schools

For more information and locations please visit the official Worcester Public Schools official website.

Colleges and Universities

Assumption College 500 Salisbury Street
Becker College 61 Sever Street
Clark University 950 Main Street
College of the Holy Cross 1 College Street
MCPHS University 25 Foster Street
Quinsagmond CC 670 W. Boylston Street
UMass Medical School 55 Lake Avenue North
Worc Polytechnic Institute 100 Institute Road
Worc State University 486 Chandler Street


UMass 55 Lake Avenue North
UMass Memorial 119 Belmont Street
St. Vincent 123 Summer Street


DCU Center 50 Foster Street
Superior Court 225 Main Street
U.S. Post Office 4 E. Central Street
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