- Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) supports mobility for all Americans regardless of where they live or work. Members educate national leaders about the importance of transportation and help create and expand many of the vital investments the national government makes in meeting the national mobility challenge.
- Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) created a Transportation Toolkit for the Business Community to help businesses assist employees with their transportation needs. Quick links in this toolkit include (all in PDF format):
- Easter Seals Project Action promotes cooperation between the transportation industry and the disability community to increase mobility for people with disabilities under the ADA and beyond.
- United We Ride supports states and communities by developing coordinated human service delivery systems. In addition to state coordination grants, United We Ride provides state and local agencies a self-assessment tool help along the way, technical assistance, and other resources to help their communities succeed.
- The mission of American Public Transportation Association is to be the leading force in the advancement of public transportation. APTA helps strengthen and improve public transportation through advocacy, innovation and information sharing.
Several websites are available to help your employees find transportation and commuting options.
Online trip planning tools make it easy to find buses, trains, and walking routes to work and it’s often as easy as entering a starting and ending address.
Trip planning tools
- MBTA Trip Planner is an online tool by the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) that helps you chart routes on MBTA public transit.
- Plan your route to work with Google Transit in four Massachusetts regions: Pioneer Valley, Cape Cod, Framingham and Lexington. Click on your community’s link to map your destination using public transportation. More communities in the state may be added in the future.
- Hop Stop calculates routes throughout Massachusetts and other major cities. Click on the “Boston” link and enter your starting and ending address.
- The Massachusetts Internet Transit Planner calculates routes for the following areas: Brockton , Berkshire , Cape Ann, Cape Cod, Franklin, Greater Attleboro-Taunton, Lowell, Martha’s vineyard, MBTA, Merrimack valley, Montachusett region , Nantucket, Southeastern Massachusetts, Pioneer Valley, and Worcester.
- MassRIDES is the Executive Office of Transportation’s free statewide travel options program. MassRIDES helps to reduce congestion and improve air quality across the Commonwealth by encouraging travelers to use options such as the following: ridesharing, vanpooling, public transit, bicycling, and walking. The MassRIDES online ridesharing service connects travelers with people who share similar commutes. Registration is free.