From time to time, we host or attend events, including transit history lectures, book signings, etc. Please note that many of the links below will take you beyond our website.

Steven Beaucher, author of Boston in Transit the book and founder of Boston in Transit the website, is available for lectures and book signings. Please contact him at


May 25, 2023: Lecture Hosted by Boston's West End Museum
Steven Beaucher will give a talk about Boston's four centuries of public transit history. He will give special attention to Boston's historic West End neighborhood. Steven will present engaging visuals culled from the Boston in Transit collection. Q&A, book signing, and book sale to follow the lecture. This is a paid event and open to the public.
When: May 25, 2023; 6:30pm-8:00pm
Where: The HUB50 Community Room 52 Causeway Street
 (along the side, across from the Tip O'Neill Building) Boston, MA 02114
Tickets: Purchase tickets at Eventbrite
 (external link)


Sept. 2023: Getting Around Town: Four Centuries of Mapping Boston in Transit
Steven Beaucher, author of Boston in Transit and antique map dealer over at our brother website, is guest curating an expansive exhibit at the Leventhal Map and Education Center at the Boston Public Library. This dense and visually engaging exhibit will present maps and other navigation devices used by Bostonians over four centuries. Rare and seldom seen maps will be complimented by photographs, ephemera, guidebooks, and other transit artifacts. This exhibit is free and open to the public.
When: September 2023 - May 2024
Where: Leventhal Map & Education Center, Boston Public Library Main Branch, Copley Square, Boston


March 25-26, 2023: Book Signing/Sale at Greenberg's Great Train Show
Boston in Transit author Steven Beaucher will personally be hosting at table the popular model train show. He'll have books on hand for sale and signing, until sold out, so come early on Saturday if you can. This is a casual event, a great time to ask Steven questions and have an informal conversation about Boston's public transportation and railroad history. This is a paid event and open to the public.
When: March 25 & 26, 2023; 10am-4pm
Where: Shriners Auditorium, 99 Fordham Rd., Wilmington, MA 01887