The "March for Our Lives," which calls for tougher gun-control laws, will take place Saturday, beginning at 11 a.m. throughout the city of Boston, and the event is expected to draw between 20,000 and 40,000 participants.
Local organizers said they've raised $90,000 to help pay for the march.
Whether or not you're participating, you need to know the details if you plan on being in the city this weekend. From traffic to road closures, there's going to be a lot going on!
Here's what you need to know:
The route: the march will begin at Madison Park High School at 11 a.m. and proceed on Malcolm X Boulevard, turn right onto Tremont Street, left onto Melnea Cass Boulevard, right onto Columbus Avenue, right onto Park Plaza, left onto Charles Street South, straight onto Charles Street, and complete the march at the Boston Common.
“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Saturday” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows:
- Charles Street, both sides, from Boylston Street to Beacon Street
- Beacon Street, both sides, from Park Street to Arlington Street
- Arlington Street, both sides, from Beacon Street to Boylston Street
- Boylston Street, both sides, from Arlington Street to Tremont Street
- Malcolm X Boulevard, both sides, from Roxbury Street to Tremont Street.
Check back at WCVB for more details!
#MarchForOurLivesBoston is TOMORROW! March starts at 11AM at Madison Park HS. Rally at 2PM on the Boston Common. See posters for details, what to bring, what not to bring, safety, & accessibility! #MarchForOurLives #NeverAgain— MarchforOurLives (@MFOLBoston) March 23, 2018
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