‘City Hall To Go’ Truck To Visit the South End Every Month

The "City Hall To Go" truck visits Charlestown.

Boston’s “City Hall To Go” truck will begin making regular visits to several city neighborhoods this summer, starting on July 2.

The bright red vehicle (which was originally a Boston Police Department SWAT vehicle) provides a range of city services, including the ability to pay or dispute parking tickets; request birth, death or marriage certificates; and pay property and excise taxes—all available right in Boston’s residential communities so constituents don’t have to go all the way to City Hall.

In July, the truck will begin a regular rotation, visiting neighborhoods on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and available upon request on Fridays and Saturdays for special events, block parties and street festivals, according to a press release from the Mayor’s Office. The truck will be open weeknights until 7 p.m. and Saturdays until 5 p.m. 

The “City Hall To Go” truck will be in the South End on the first Wednesday of every month at 4 p.m. beginning July 3rd. 

On the fourth Tuesday of every month, residents can submit their preferred location for the truck that day via Twitter to @CityHallToGo. The most popular location will be announced on Twitter, and the vehicle will arrive there at 12:30 p.m.

The truck will also host bilingual nights in certain Boston neighborhoods throughout the month, according to the Mayor’s Office.

The “City Hall To Go” truck program was launched in December 2012 and since then, following a citizen’s survey, the city has added new services to the menu, including an opportunity to sign up for Renew Boston’s home energy audits and weatherization. The new menu also allows residents to request raffle applications and to submit claims to the city clerk, according to the Mayor’s Office.

The full menu of offerings can be viewed online at cityofboston.gov/cityhalltogo.

Below is a full list of locations scheduled for each month, beginning July 2. Locations are subject to change—for the most up-to-date information, follow @CityHallToGo on Twitter or call 617-635-4500.

  • Allston—First Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.
  • Back Bay—Third Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.
  • Bay Village—Third Thursday, 12:30 p.m.
  • Beacon Hill—Fourth Wednesday, 12:30 p.m.
  • Brighton—First Tuesday, 4 p.m.
  • Charlestown—Third Wednesday, 4 p.m.
  • Chinatown—Third Wednesday, 12:30 p.m.
  • Dorchester—Fourth Wednesday, 4 p.m.
  • Dorchester (mid-Dorchester)—Second Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.
  • East Boston—Fourth Thursday, 4 p.m.
  • Egleston Square—Second Thursday, 12:30 p.m.
  • Fenway—Second Wednesday, 12:30 p.m.
  • Hyde Park—Third Thursday, 4 p.m.
  • Jamaica Plain—First Thursday, 4 p.m.
  • Mattapan—Second Wednesday, 4 p.m.
  • Mission Hill—First Thursday, 12:30 p.m.
  • North End—Fourth Thursday, 12:30 p.m.
  • Roslindale—Fourth Tuesday, 4 p.m.
  • Roxbury—Second Tuesday, 4 p.m.
  • South Boston—Third Tuesday, 4 p.m.
  • South Boston Waterfront—First Wednesday, 4 p.m.
  • South End—First Wednesday, 12:30 p.m.
  • West Roxbury—Second Thursday, 4 p.m.

Note: All July 4 locations will be rescheduled for the same times on Friday, July 5.

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