How to Get to Temple Beth Shalom

Temple Beth Shalom is located at 8 Tremont Street, in Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA. Tremont Street is one block east of Prospect Street, just off Broadway, between Central and Inman squares.

Phone: (617) 864-6388, Fax: (617) 864-0507, E-mail: office@tremontstreetshul.org

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Accessibility

People who have difficulty with stairs can enter our main sanctuary by using the wheelchair ramp to the left of the front entrance. Call the TBS office if you need access at times other than during Shabbat morning or Holiday services. If the door is not open during services, please knock. We regret that we do not have a wheelchair accessible restroom.

If you have special transportation needs, contact MBTA's The Ride program at 1-(800) 533-6282, (617) 722-5123 or (617) 722-5415 TTY

Eruv

The shul and the hotels listed below (except maybe the Holiday Inn) are inside the North Charles Community Eruv.

Parking

Parking on Tremont Street is restricted to Cambridge residents with a sticker. Restrictions are not in effect on Sunday. There is metered parking on Broadway, on Norfolk Street along the park, on Hampshire Street. and in public parking lots off Massachusetts Avenue and at Kendall Square. Also beware of the monthly street cleaning days, which are posted. They tow 100% of the time.

Note: Please be respectful of our neighbors and never park in any driveway, even if you will "only just be a minute." Good relations with our neighbors are very important to us, and few things are as irritating as finding your driveway blocked.

Mass Transit

By subway: take MBTA Red Line to Central Square station.
Walk north on Prospect St four blocks to Broadway, turn right, go one block, then turn left at Tremont St. TBS is number 8, the third building down on the right side of the street.

By bus: take MBTA route 69 to Prospect Street or take MBTA route 83 or 91 to Broadway.
Walk east on Broadway one block from Prospect St, then turn left at Tremont St. TBS is number 8, the third building down on the right side of the street.

(See the MBTA Trip Planner for more transit information.)

EZRide runs a shuttle bus from North Station, Monday - Friday, that stops at the corner of Windsor St. and Broadway, about 6 blocks from TBS.

Driving

From Metro West Via Mass Pike (I-90), or from Logan Airport Via Ted Williams Tunnel (I-90)

Take the Aliston/Brighton exit. Stay right after tolls. Go straight over Storrow Drive and Charles River onto River Street. After approx. 0.6 miles you will be in Central Square. Proceed straight thru onto Prospect Street. Take right at second light (Gas station & Store 24). This is Broadway. Tremont St. is the next street on the left, but the wrong way. Park on Broadway and walk back to Tremont St. TBS is number 8, the third building down on the right side of Tremont St.

From Metro West Via Route 2

Stay on Route 2 by Alewife T station and thru first rotary. At second rotary, take left to the left of the gas station onto Concord Ave. (Be Careful -- you have the right of way but the oncoming traffic may not yield.) Go by Armory and playground. Go straight for almost 2 miles until intersection of Mass Ave at Harvard Square. Go straight across until you are forced to make a left onto Mass Ave. Bear right and go under underpass and stay right, taking the right fork in the underapss. As you come out of the underpass get in left lane (right lane is for right turns). Go straight through the light. You now are on Broadway. Stay on Broadway for approximately 0.8 miles. Immediately after crossing Prospect Street (traffic light with Store 24 and gas station) park on right in front of small park. Walk down Tremont Street, which intersects Broadway one block East of Prospect Street. TBS is number 8, the third building down on the right side of the street.

From Boston Via Central Artery (I-93)

Take Storrow Drive West, exit 26. Immediately get in left lane and take left exit in front of Mass General Hospital. Follow signs to Cambridge, around rotary and over Longfellow Bridge. After crossing the bridge you will be on Broadway. Stay on Broadway for approximately 0.8 mile. When you see a small park on your left, park the car. Tremont St. is on your right. TBS is number 8, the third building down on the right side of the street. Note: The massive Big Dig construction project is winding down and the new northbound tunnel is now open, but changes and diversions still occur from time to time.

Hotels

Nearby hotels include :

Rental Cars

Car rentals are available at the airports and major train stations. If you will be in Cambridge for a while, you might want to check out ZipCar's pay as use it service.

Taxi

If you are coming by taxicab, make sure the driver understands that you are going to Tremont St. in Cambridge (a small side street), not Tremont St. in Boston (a main drag). Cambridge cab companies include:

Note: In eastern Massachusetts, you have to dial the area code even for a local call.

GPS Coordinates

Our map coordinates are: 71.100 deg W, 42.369 deg N

Comments and corrections to: Arnold G. Reinhold, reinhold@world.std.com
November 21, 1996 rev October 27, 1997, May 28, 1998, July 4, 1999, October 21, 2001, November 15, 2001, Sept. 9. 2002, Feb. 5, 2003, May 12, 2003, August 27, 2006
8 Tremont St., Cambridge, MA 02139, USA Directions
Voice, Messages and Events Recording: (617) 864-6388,
Fax: (617) 864-0507,
E-mail: office@tremontstreetshul.org