Commuter Connection

February/March 2014

Inside This Issue:

• NSTMA Winter Promotion Winner
• Salem and Beverly
construction updates
• Ferry service in Lynn

Green your commute

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North Shore TMA Winners


MassCommute Bike to Work Week 2014The NSTMA is gearing up for
 Bike to Work Week!

Are you ready to ditch your car and ride
to work May 10th - 18th?

Learn more about TMA activities leading up
to and during bike week.


The North Shore TMA would like to congratulate
the following Green to Work Raffle Winners:

Green to Work Raffle Winner Cell SignalingSteve Brinton from Cell Signaling Technologies. Steve won the 4th Quarter 2013 raffle drawing and chose a $100 AMEX Gift Card.

Green to Work Raffle Winner Eastern BankDan Cavanaugh from Eastern Bank. Dan won the January 2014 raffle drawing and chose a $25 Amazon Gift Card.

Green to Work Raffle Winner AxcelisLarry Chomsky from Axcelis. Larry won the February 2014 raffle drawing.


The North Shore TMA welcomes its newest member:

The City of Beverly


2014 Pre-Tax Transportation Benefit

Pre-tax deductions for transit and vanpool fares will decrease from $245/mo to $130/mo in 2014 while the pre-tax deduction for qualified parking increases by $5/mo to $250/mo.
Read more here.


NuRideGet Rewards for Greener Trips!
Sign-up for NuRide and get 1,000 NuRide points, record your trips and redeem your points for rewards!
Click here for more information.





NuRide Green to Work Raffle WinnersNuRide "Rush for Rewards" promotion
The NSTMA would like to congratulate Kathleen O'Donnell of Eastern Bank for winning the 2013 NuRide "Rush for Rewards" raffle! Kathleen won a $100 AMEX gift card.

We would also like to congratulate Elena Nikolayev of Eastern Bank who participated in the NSTMA Green to Work program. Elena won a $75 gift card in the 3-month incentive raffle.  To log your commute using NuRide, please click here. For more information about Green to Work, click here.


MBTAThe MBTA announces later hours for riders
Starting this Spring, the T will remain open until 3:00am on Saturdays and Sundays. Learn more here.


MBTAMBTA approves continuation of bicycle pilot for peak commute times

Good news for bikers! The MBTA has agreed to indefinitely continue the summer pilot program to allow bikes on the Newburyport/Rockport commuter rail line between North Beverly/Newburyport and Montserrat/Rockport during the AM & PM commute hours.


MBTA mobile appMobile Phone Ticketing for the MBTA Available on North of Boston Commuter Line
Click here for information


Future funding for transportation may be in jeopardy according to a State House News Service report.


Click here for more information about What's New at the MBTA




North Shore Transportation Management Association  |  120 Washington Street, 3rd Floor  |  Salem, MA 01970
Andrea Leary, Executive Director  |  Al Marrone, Outreach Manager
P: 603-702-2156  |  F: 781-639-6263  |  Email NSTMA
Satellite office: 100 Cummings Center, Suite 342G, Beverly, MA 01915


The North Shore Transportation Management Association is a non‑profit organization,
working to address transportation issues in Beverly, Danvers, Lynn, Peabody and Salem.