Many out-of-town guests may not know the Boston area or their transportation options. Providing guests with local area maps for bicycling, walking, and public transit services informs people of their car-free, environmentally-friendly options. These maps are usually offered in the lobby of the hotel or at the concierge desk.
Maps help out-of-town guests navigate the city on foot, by bike, or by public transit instead of by car or cab. This reduces local traffic congestion and air pollution from private vehicles and taxis, not to mention the benefit of future customer loyalty should the maps end up being useful for them.
Challenge Participants Currently Adopting This Practice
- The Colonnade Hotel
- Seaport Hotel
- Sheraton Hotel
Financing Options, Incentives, And Rebates
Boston Area Maps
- MBTA Bus and Train Map
- Boston Bike Map
- Hubway Stations
- Google Walking and Transit Directions
- Boston Walking routes by neighborhood.
- Connect Historic Boston Walking Map
- Mobile Transit Apps for Boston (real time bus and train tracking)- Track the T, Next Bus, and more.