Getting to Roslindale

By Car

Roslindale is easily accessible from the Jamaicaway, Washington Street, and the VFW Parkway or West Roxbury Parkway. If you can get to the Arnold Arboretum, you can get to Roslindale! There is plenty of parking in Roslindale Village and along the Open Studios route. Get more detailed driving directions from Google Maps.

By T or Bus

Take the Orange Line to Forest Hills, then any of the following busses 1 mile up Washington Street towards Dedham into Roslindale Village: 30, 34, 35, 37, 38 or 40.

The Commuter Rail: Roslindale Village stop on the Needham Line. For schedule, please visit the MBTA:

By Bike

There are designated bike lanes on each of Roslindale's main streets: Washington Street, South Street, Corinth, and Belgrade Avenue. Bike lanes provide direct access to bike paths for the Emerald Necklace, Southwest Corridor, Franklin Park, and Forest Hills Cemetery. For more information on biking in and around Roslindale, contact Rozzie Bikes.


There are several options:

  • On–street parking available - free

  • Taft Hill Municipal Lot (enter on Taft Hill Terrace off South Street) - free

  • MBTA Commuter Rail lot - charge