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TransAction Associates has been forming and managing non-profit Transportation Management Associations (TMAs) for more than twenty years with great success. A TMA is a regional partnership between businesses, communities, and other stakeholders who join together to reduce traffic congestion and air pollution, and improve the transportation options in a defined region. A TMA is definitely a partnership that can benefit your organization.

Here is a just a partial of list of TMAs that TransAction Associates has created, staffed and currently manages:

Neponset Valley TMA

neponset-valley-tmaThe mission of the Neponset Valley TMA is to reduce the number of cars on the road, to alleviate congestion and improve air quality. The TMA works closely with its members to achieve these goals by creating a community-consciousness regarding traffic, transportation and related matters. The TMA represents the transportation needs of its members at both a local and state level. They work with the local communities in the transportation planning process, provide shuttle and other vital services, and act as a voice for the businesses on transportation-related issues at public forums.

Learn more about the Neponset Valley TMA. For immediate assistance, call 781-404-5023.

CrossTown Connect TMA

crosstown-connect-tmaCrossTown Connect has been formed in the participating communities of Acton, Boxborough, Concord, Littleton, Maynard, Stow, and Westford, Massachusetts. The TMA creates a community consciousness regarding traffic and transportation among both the residents and the business sector. It provides leadership in combining area resources in order to maximize mobility within and access to the communities. The TMA coordinates a network of resources to effectively move people. CrossTown Connect enhances the area’s economic vitality while minimizing the impact of development. This TMA improves mobility in the region and works to give its members a voice on transportation policies, legislation and roadway improvement projects.

Learn more about the CrossTown Connect TMA. For immediate assistance, call 978-929-6457.

Alewife TMA

alewife-tmaThe Alewife Transportation Management Association (TMA) is a 501(c4) non-profit organization. This TMA is a partnership between businesses, developers, and residential buildings who join together to reduce traffic congestion and air pollution, as well as improve transportation options in the Alewife area of Cambridge, MA. The TMA addresses a variety of needs including: traditional commuting from the suburbs into Cambridge, reverse commuting from Cambridge to the suburban areas, and non-commuting trips around the area.

Learn more about the Alewife TMA. For immediate assistance, call 781-895-1100.

Middlesex 3 TMA

middlesex3-tmaThe Middlesex 3 TMA works on transportation in the Bedford, Billerica, Burlington, Chelmsford, Lexington, Lowell, Tewksbury, Tyngsboro and Westford regions. The group directs its efforts towards addressing issues such as traditional commuting from suburban locations into the city, suburb-to-suburb commuting between the suburbs in the region, reverse commuting from the city back into the suburban area, and non-commuting trips, such as trips for shopping and medical appointments.

Learn more about the Middlesex 3 TMA. For immediate assistance, call 781-895-1100.

Watertown TMA

watertown-tmaThe Watertown Transportation Management Association (TMA) is a non-profit organization that works to address transportation concerns in Watertown and the surrounding communities. Traffic congestion and air pollution caused by automobiles are at the top of that list. By promoting the benefits of driving less, taking transit or biking/walking, the Watertown TMA plays a key role in working with its business, residential and community partners to develop and promote sustainable transportation programs.

Learn more about the Watertown TMA. For immediate assistance, call 781-895-1100.

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TransAction Associates’ experienced consulting staff will work with you to guide a TMA project through the step-by-step process of analyzing the specific needs in an area, identifying all of the key partners, and researching the type of organizational structure that will work for your group. Trip structures include:

  • Development of successful suburban to urban center commuter trips
  • Reverse commute trips that come from urban areas into the suburbs trips taking place from suburb-to-suburb
  • Non-commuting trips for shopping, medical appointments and social visits.

About our TMA Directors

The TransAction Transportation Director will work through a step-by-step process of analyzing the specific needs in your region, identify all of the key stakeholders, and research non-profits to assist in establishing a programs. TMA Directors work with your organization to:

  • Develop programs to improve regional mobility
  • Work with project partners to encourage development with minimal impact
  • Advocate at the state and local level for improved transportation resources
  • Create rideshare programs that match those with similar commutes
  • Establish an Emergency Ride Home program
  • Set up “Last Mile” shuttles to get employees from transit to area businesses
  • Create “First Mile” connections that enable residents to effectively get to transit stops
  • Jump start demand-response services for booking trips
  • Effective marketing programs to assist in regional recruiting efforts