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Commuter Survey

Do you commute from Lowell, MA or Concord, NH to the River Road area of Andover? Please take our surveys to determine if we can provide bus service for you.

Survey for commuters from Lowell, MA
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The Eagle Tribune promotes public commuter rail forums

MBTA and MassCommute to host public forums on the proposed changes to the commuter rail schedule
- The Eagle-Tribune, February 4, 2016

Take Action Now

Help us restore parity between the transit and parking portions of the Commuter Benefit Program.

Contact your member of Congress before the end of the year and your transit benefits could increase for 2016!


Make your workplace more competitive: Offer commuting options and incentives

post-100214-competitive-workplaceCheck out any recruitment, talent management or human resources Twitter feed or blog these days and what is one of the most commonly expressed themes? How hard it is for companies, organizations and firms to find and attract the right people. Sure, there are bright people with […]

Meet our Members – Philips Healthcare

Philips HealthcareThe benefits of MVTMA membership go far beyond the possibility of winning gift cards for commuters who log their trips in our Green to Work program or the benefit of peace of mind for those employees participating in our Guaranteed Ride Home program. Membership gives our […]

It’s All About Winning when you Bike to Work

One foot over the other. One, two, one, two. That final push up River Road. It’s a warm, humid morning in July and you’re biking to work—dreaming of that iced coffee you will imbibe as soon as you get to the office. Sweat drips down your brow as you make that left turn onto Shattuck […]

Free WiFi on the Commuter Rail!

Massachusetts Commuter Rail Free WifiAs the main author of this blog, I am often on a search for relevant and interesting topics for our readers– of course, you’re thinking– that’s part of my job! This morning, I had an experience that was worthy of such a topic: […]

The ECO Awards recognize excellence in providing commuting alternatives for employees

On a windy, cold morning on March 26th, 200 approximately people gathered into the EMC Suite at Fenway Park to celebrate commuting– specifically, shared commuting that results in a decreased demand on traffic—at the annual Massachusetts ECO Awards.

The morning was a joyous one for the Merrimack Valley TMA and its members as they snapped […]

The benefits of vanpooling, Kindle winner and much more!

blog-vanpooling-raffle-winnerThere is a lot of noise out there about commuting. Our roadways are undoubtedly congested—all you have to do is drive along I-93 or the MassPike on a given week day and you’ll see that’s evident. Our roads are also a mess! After this long and very […]

Winter Biking? Sure! Tips from a Local Rider

blog-winter-tips-bikingAt the Merrimack Valley TMA, we love to hear tales from commuters. This week, we are honored to feature a guest post by Terry Cowman, an avid outdoor cyclist and member of the Appalachian Mountain Club’s (AMC) Boston Chapter. Terry wrote an article for the […]