Industry and commerce are trademarks of Brockton, yesterday and today. Our rich history as the "Shoe City" drew thousands of skilled workers to the area and we continue to offer a capable work force to business and industry today.
Centrally located on Route 24 between Routes 128 and 495, Brockton offers easy access to several major markets and commuters including Boston, Providence, Worcester, and Cape Cod. The arrival of commuter rail service to Brockton offers three MBTA stops within the city - Montello, Campello and Downtown.
Brockton is an award-winning community of neighborhoods. Often described as the biggest small town in the region, the people of Brockton take pride in their community and care about their neighbors. Through its many active community organizations, Brocktonians continually work together to improve the city and assist one another. Many families have chosen to move to and remain in Brockton, which offers a strong economic base for area business.