In addition to HST Office programs, Massachusetts has a number of related initiatives:
Healthy Transportation Compact
This Massachusetts inter-agency initiative is designed to facilitate transportation decisions that balance the needs of all transportation users, expand mobility, improve public health, support a cleaner environment and create stronger communities.
The Mass. Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has launched GreenDOT to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions; promote the healthy transportation options of walking, bicycling, and public transit; and support smart growth development.
MassDOT has partnered with NuRide, the nation's largest commuter rewards program. The NuRide service is available free to anyone who lives or works in Massachusetts.
Bridgewater Geographics Lab:
- AVL Mapping
This website features all of the current vehicle locational systems that are being developed; Cape Cod Transportations Partners, MetroWest Mobility Management Project, and others. It highlights three forms of information delivery for each project- Microsoft Virtual Earth™, Google Mapplets, and a basic web display for PDAs and other 'Smart' handheld devices.
Regional Travel Information Center maintained by the UMass (Amherst) Transportation Center. Has public transportation information and bus tracker for Western Mass.
This website has a downloadable Transportation Guide as well as "Find A Ride" online listing of transportation resources in the Berkshires.
North Shore On the Move This is a group of stakeholders involved in planning and development of project applications for improving transportation on the Greater North Shore.
Southeastern Mass. Transportation Alliance SMTA is a project of a group of agencies who see the need to expand transportation services in the region and seek to coordinate transportation related resources and use them as efficiently as possible in order to increase mobility.
This information is provided by EOHHS Human Service Transportation Office