Traffic Advisory for JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge Happening Today in area of Boston Common Beginning at 6pm

The Boston Transportation Department would like to inform motorists that delays and traffic congestion should be expected in the downtown area beginning at approximately 6 PM this evening due to the Annual JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge road race.
Approximately 12,000 participants will follow the route from Charles Street at the Boston Common, left onto Beacon Street, left onto Arlington Street, right onto Commonwealth Avenue (outbound), to Kenmore Square, turn around after the MBTA bus way, to Commonwealth Avenue (inbound), under the Massachusetts Avenue overpass, continuing on Commonwealth Avenue, right onto Arlington Street, left onto Boylston Street, left onto Charles Street.

Temporary “Tow Zone No Stopping” regulations have been posted on the following streets between the hours of 2 PM through 8PM.  Vehicles parked in violation of this regulation may be ticketed and towed.


  • Beacon Street,
  • Charles Street
  • Commonwealth Avenue


Additionally, to protect public safety the following roadways will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at 6 PM.


  • Charles Street, between Boylston and Beacon
  • Beacon Street, between Charles and Arlington
  • Arlington Street, between Beacon and Boylston
  • Commonwealth Avenue between Arlington and Kenmore Square.