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Parking in Medford Square

Medford Square Parking Map

Where to Park:

For Medford Square public parking, the recommended lot is the Clippership Drive Lot, located at 81 Riverside Ave, Medford, and marked above with a red star.

Other public parking spaces are shown in pink, and can be accessed via the recommended routes. Please note that there are many one way streets in Medford Square. The directions of the streets are shown on the above map with small arrows next to the recommended routes.

Paying for Parking:

For metered parking, meters are enforced Monday - Saturday from 8:30AM - 6:00PM. Parking meters are not enforced after 6:00PM, Sundays, or on recognized holidays.

The PayByPhone app is available to pay for meter and lot parking in Medford. For more information about City of Medford parking, permits and regulations, please see the Medford Parking Department.


Note that many of the streets in the surrounding area of the Chevalier Theatre are RESIDENT ONLY. Please be mindful of the signs, public parking is only at metered locations and in the public lots. 

Alternatives to Parking


  • Medford has been adding BlueBike docking stations in high density areas throughout the City. Medford Square (opposite Riverside Plaza) has a station and you can view the full network here


  • Thanks to the Green Line Extension project, the MBTA Green Line now runs in Medford! The Green Line has stops throughout Medford, Somerville, and Boston and connections to the Blue, Red, and Orange lines. View the Green Line schedule here. Medford stops are at the following locations:
    • Medford/Tufts
    • Ball Square
  • There is also a West Medford stop on the Lowell line of the Commuter Rail, which runs between Lowell and North Station in Boston. View the schedule here.


  • There are also multiple MBTA bus routes that run north through Medford to communities like Burlington and Arlington, as well as buses that run regularly into downtown Boston. The following MBTA bus lines run through Medford: