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What's Open, What's Closed In Waltham On New Year's Day

Some locations will be open, some will be closed today.

  • Banks: Closed
  • City government offices: Closed
  • Senior Center: Closed
  • Schools: Closed
  • Restaurants: Open at owners' discretion
  • Retail stores: Open at owners' discretion
  • Post Office: Closed
  • Gas stations: Open

MBTA Schedule

New Year's Eve—Saturday, Dec. 31

The MBTA is providing extra transit services throughout the First Night festivities and will be offering FREE service after 8 p.m. Extra MBTA Police will patrol the system to assist with crowd control and safety.

  • Orange, Blue, Green, and Red Line trains will operate on a Saturday schedule. Additional trains will operate and provide rush-hour levels of service throughout the evening from 3 p.m. until approximately 2 a.m.
  • Buses, Silver Line, and trackless trolleys will operate on a Saturday schedule.
  • Commuter Rail Service on New Year’s Eve will operate on a Saturday schedule with extended extra service provided.

LAST COMMUTER RAIL TRAINS OUTBOUND FROM NORTH STATION  

Fitchburg Line:    

1:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. Departure to Fitchburg    

Haverhill Line:    

1:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. Departure to Haverhill

Lowell Line:        

1:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. Departure to Lowell

Rockport Line:    

1:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. Departure to Rockport*

Newburyport:    

12:45 a.m. Departure to Newburyport

 

*There will be a Newburyport connection at Beverly for the 2:00 a.m. Rockport train.

 

LAST COMMUTER RAIL TRAINS OUTBOUND FROM SOUTH STATION

Providence Line:            

12:45 a.m. and 1:45 a.m. Departure to Providence

Franklin Line:                

12:45 a.m. and 1:45 a.m. Departure to Forge Park

Greenbush Line:              

1:00 a.m. Departure to Greenbush

Middleboro/Lakeville    
Line:

1:10 a.m. Departute to Middleboro

Needham Line:              

1:00 a.m. Departure to Kingston

Kingston Line:                

1:05 a.m. Departure to Kingston

Worcester/Framingham
Line:

1:00 a.m. to Worcester

Commuter Boat and Ferry

  • Inner Harbor Ferry will operate a normal Weekend schedule.
  • Rowes Wharf/ Hingham Shipyard and Logan Airport (Hull) will not operate.
  • Quincy Fore River Shipyard to Long Wharf will operate on normal Saturday schedule.

THE RIDE will operate extended hours until 2:30 a.m.

Parking
As a way to manage traffic volume, customers are urged to pay upon entering the parking garages.

New Year's Day—Sunday, Jan. 1

  • Blue, Orange, Green, and Red Line trains will operate on a Sunday schedule.
  • Buses, Silver Line, and trackless trolleys will operate on a Sunday schedule.
  • Commuter rail trains will operate on a Sunday schedule.
  • Inner Harbor Ferry and Commuter Boat services will not operate.
  • THE RIDE will operate on a Sunday schedule.

New Year's Day Observed—Monday, Jan. 2

  • Blue, Orange, Green, and Red Line trains will operate on a Sunday schedule.
  • Buses, Silver Line, and trackless trolleys will operate on a Sunday schedule.
  • Commuter rail trains will operate on a Saturday schedule.
  • Rowes Wharf/ Hingham Shipyard and Logan Airport (Hull) will not operate.
  • Quincy Fore River Shipyard to Long Wharf will operate on a Sunday schedule.
  • Inner Harbor Ferry will operate on Weekend schedule.
  • THE RIDE Service will not offer subscription service. Customers should contact their contractors for service information.

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