We have a wealth of places to bike in our area, as well as groups and shops to give you the best cycling experience!
- Minuteman Bikeway - Maps and information about the bikeway that runs through Lexington from Bedford to the Alewife MBTA station in Cambridge
- Lexington Bicycle Advisory Committee advises the Select Board on all matters related to bike routes and bike policy & Friends of Lexington Bikeways supports biking in and around Lexington
- Battle Road Bikes, Pedego Electric Bikes and The Cycle Loft are bike shops in and near Lexington, offering parts, repairs, and rentals.
- Winter Cycling Workshop online!
- See all of our biking resources and options
Lexington is a great place to walk, with sidewalks, trails and even a track to walk on.
- ACROSS Lexington - Public access routes to get you all across town
- Safe Routes to School is a program to increase safe walking and biking to school for elementary and middle schoolers. Find maps of Safe Routes for each school are online.
- Parks, Playgrounds, Fields, and Track offer many opportunities for exercise and outdoor activities
- Have a safety concern? Submit it to the Transportation Safety Group.
- See all of our walking information and resources
We have several bus options in Lexington:
- Lexpress - Community public transit service including stops at Arlington Heights MBTA Busway, and connection to LRTA at Lahey Burlington
- MBTA (The "T") - MBTA Bus Routes 62 and 76 (and 62/76) go through Lexington, connecting you to the rest of the T through Alewife station in Cambridge.
- The Rev Shuttle and the AWF shuttle - Commuter buses that run between Alewife T Station and the business areas of Lexington
- See all of our bus information and options
Additional Transportation Options
Check out our full range of transportation services on the Transportation Services page.
School Traffic Congestion
To help reduce traffic and environmental impacts around schools, please consider planning to use some of the many ways to get to school besides driving! MassDOT has prepared Safe Routes to School maps for each of the K-8 schools in Lexington to help you map walking and biking routes. For high school routes, view both of the middle school maps which combined cover all of Lexington. You can also map walking and biking directions with Google Maps. Talk with families in your neighborhood about setting up walking school buses and bike trains (PDF). You can also register for the school bus. Older youth may want to consider riding Lexpress and/or the MBTA Home Page Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) for flexible transportation options. Both have youth fares and youth passes. The MBTA Student Charlie Cards are available to all middle school and high school youth at their schools.
There are many options for getting to and from school that don't involve driving! You can also use many of these options for after-school and summer activities!