September/October 2017 
Commute Rail Service is BACK on the North Shore 

As of August 14th, the MBTA and Keolis have completed a number of safety and performance improvement projects on the Newburyport/Rockport Commuter Rail lines, resulting in a return to fully operating service between Salem and Newburyport/Rockport.  Learn more

 Work on the Beverly drawbridge continues through February,  but the bridge is open for crossing. Learn more
What's New With NuRide: Fall Improvements
NuRide, the statewide commuter options & rewards program, has introduced some exciting improvements to their  new mobile app to make planning & tracking your green commute even easier. As of July, new features include:
  • "Trip Syncing" option to connect fitness apps like Strava, MapMyWalk and MapMyRide
  • Connect to your Lyft account to  automatically record your Lyft Line ride sharing trips recorded (NuRide hopes to enable UberPOOL as well)
  • Option to get a Lyft Line or UberPOOL when finding rides in NuRide.
  • Ability to view "actively tracked" trips like Strava, Lyft Line, and Under Armour separately from manually recorded trips
Finding a commute buddy, transit connection, shared ride or active commute option has never been easier. The best part? The rewards keep getting better!  Download the mobile app 

Fall NuRide Promo: 9/20 - 9/27

Zagster Bikeshare Promo for SSU 10/2 - 10/13

How Do You Get Social? Quick Survey!

We're brushing up our social media chops, and want to hear from you about what type of content is most useful to YOU as a North Shore commuter and/or resident. Will you take a moment to answer 3 questions on our super quick social media survey? Your insights are appreciated!

Stay Informed - Road Construction Resources
It's fall and the road construction season remains in full swing.  Stay abreast of major construction projects in our area and throughout the greater Boston region that can impact your commute.

Salem - Canal Street Roadway Improvement Project. This  project will provide a new gateway to the City of Salem while improving safety for vehicles, pedestrians and bicycles. It will also provide streetscape improvements including new trees lining the street, stamped colored pedestrian crossings, and curb extensions at crosswalks. Keep informed! 

Beverly - Route 1A/Rantoul Street Reconstruction. 
This project will re-design the corridor to allow for access for vehicles, bicyclists, and pedestrians.  The project will improve drainage, traffic signals, and rail crossings.   Learn more about this important project.

Greater Boston.  MassDOT offers daily traffic advisories for major roadways in greater Boston such as I-90, I-93, I95, The Tobin Bridge, Sumner/Callahan/Williams Tunnels.  Always be in the know about where you want to go! Sign-up to receive daily traffic alerts from MassDOT to your email inbox.