Own a motorcycle or moped

While motorcycling is a lot of fun, it's important to approach learning how to ride with the respect and caution it deserves, and that includes wearing the appropriate gear. A DOT-approved helmet, for example, can go a long way towards saving your skull in case of an accident. Here you’ll find a motorcycle driving manual; gear and safety tips; permit, license, registration, and insurance information, including the Mass. Law regarding motorcycle insurance; required emission and safety inspections, and more.

Own a boat or other motorized vehicle

From title and registration/renewal requirements to safety courses and insurance requirements, here you'll find everything you need to know to own and operate your own boat, camper, snowmobile, or all-terrain vehicle (ATV).

Passenger cruise terminal

More than 300,000 passengers use Cruiseport Boston each year for transatlantic voyages and cruises to Bermuda, New England, and Canada. Here you'll find the cruise schedule, Boston-based cruise information, ships currently ported in Boston, and more.

Water ferries and commuter boats

Say good-bye to traffic hassles. With several ferry and commuter boat services available, you can sit back, relax, enjoy the fresh air, have coffee, read a newspaper, and take the stress out of your daily commute. On-board Wi-Fi is also available on some routes so you can check your e-mail or surf the Internet. Find out rates, when and where they operate, and how to purchase tickets.

Commercial cargo port (Conley Terminal)

Located in South Boston, Conley Terminal serves three of the world’s top 10 container lines and handles nearly 1.5 million metric tons of cargo each year. Top imports through Conley Terminal are alcoholic beverages, frozen seafood, footwear, and furniture. Top exports include hides and skins, automobiles, logs and lumber, frozen seafood, paper, and scrap metal. Learn about the benefits of shipping through Conley Terminal, and more.

Drunk driving laws and regulations

Learn about Massachusetts drunk driving laws and regulations; probation, alcohol education and treatment; and breath alcohol ignition interlock devices.