The North Shore TMA Newsletter
February - March 2015
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Social Media Contest: #ownwinter

The North Shore TMA wants to honor the commuters who brave terrible conditions this winter and continue to bike, walk, take transit, carpool and/or vanpool to/from work. Take a picture of your commute between now and March 13th and share it with us via Facebook, Twitter or email using the hashtag #ownwinter. You could win a $25 DD gift card!

NSTMA Members featured in MassCommute's Winter Newsletter

 MassCommute, the NSTMA's state-wide umbrella organization that works to increase transportation choices for commuters state-wide featured two of our members in its recent Winter Newsletter. Footprint Power and Salem State University were highlighted as our newest members and we are very proud of this recognition. Read it now...


NSTMA blog: Tales from a Winter Bicyclist

Photo by Bill Woolley

Despite all of the records this winter has set in snowfall and cold temperatures, year-round bicycle commuters still exist. Our latest blog post features an interview with biking aficionado Bill Woolley from the City of Salem. Bill has been biking to work consistently for 21 years! More... 

Upcoming MBTA Town Halls

 Last spring, the MBTA began offering late night service. In an effort to determine whether or not to continue this service, the MBTA is holding town halls to hear from constituents. These events will take place in the evening on March 2nd, 4th and 9th and in the afternoon on March 10th and 11th. There will be a Twitter Town Hall on March 2nd from 12-1PM using the hashtag #latenightservice. More information...  

New Transportation Secretary: Stephanie Pollack

The North Shore TMA would like to welcome Stephanie Pollack as the new Secretary of Transportation at MassDOT. Stephanie comes to the post from Northeastern University, where she has served as the Associate Director at the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy since 2005. Ms. Pollack has always been a huge supporter of TMAs and the work they do to help mitigate traffic congestion and provide sustainable solutions for commuters. Congratulations, Stephanie- we're looking forward to working with you!

Upcoming Events 

We're holding tabling events at

Salem State University over the next two weeks.

Tuesday, March 3rd 

11:30 AM-2:30 PM & 4:30-6:30 PM

Wednesday, March 4th

11:30 AM-2:30 PM & 4:30-6:30 PM

Thursday, March 5th

11:30 AM-2:00 PM

Tuesday, March 10th

11:30 AM-2:30 PM & 4:30-6:30 PM

Wednesday, March 11th 

11:30 AM-2:00 PM & 4:30-6:30 PM

March 26, 2015
8:00 - 9:30 AM
The Massachusetts ECO Awards
Fenway Park, Boston