Parking and Transportation
Parking in Wellesley
Parking options include:
- Metered on-street parking in Wellesley’s three major business districts.
Please note: Meters are operational from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. On all FEDERAL holidays, parking is free.
During specific times of the year, free parking may be available at bagged meters ONLY.
- Off-street parking in Wellesley’s commuter and business lots.
Annual passes for all day lots may be purchased from the Office of the Town Treasurer and Parking Clerk.
Catch Connect is a curb-to-curb MicroTransit system, allowing the ultimate flexibility to riders.
Catch Connect will service any address within the Town of Wellesley, as well as: Newton Wellesley Hospital, Natick Community Center, Woodland MBTA Station, Waban MBTA Station.
Trips must be booked when the customer is ready and are provided on a first come first served basis!
Riders can make transfers to other transit systems:
- MWRTA Route 1 at Woodland
- MWRTA Routes 10 & 11 at Natick Community Center
- MBTA Fram/Worc Commuter Rail Line via Wellesley Square, Wellesley Hills, or Wellesley Farms Commuter Rail Stations
- MBTA GreenLine via Woodland or Waban T Station
Service Hours: 6:45AM – 6:45PM, Monday-Friday.
No Catch Connect service is provided on the following holidays:
New Year’s Day, Patriots Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
*The service may operate on a reduced/limited schedule on other holidays. Visit the MWRTA homepage as the holiday approaches for exact schedule details.
Fare collection has begun as of May 1, 2023. Fares are currently $2.00 per trip. When logging into the Catch App, please visit the “Fares” tab. There, you can link a Credit/Debit card to your account and add value.
Customers are limited to 4 shopping bags or 3 pieces of luggage, not to exceed 40 lbs. each, to ensure room for additional customers onboard.
How to Ride
See the video below for how to use the application: