vanpool subsidy program

Ditch the drive-alone commute, join a vanpool and we'll help foot the bill. A Better City TMA’s Vanpool Subsidy Program will subsidize the cost of your vanpool seat by $150 over three months.

Who is eligible?

Any employee or tenant of an A Better City TMA member company member company currently driving alone three days a week or more is eligible. Participation is also extended to commuters who switched commuting modes within the last three months. Proof of driving alone (parking pass, receipt, etc.) will be required prior to final registration.How does it work?

Participants receive a total reimbursement of $150 towards their vanpool fare. The subsidy is spread out over the course of three months for up to $50 each month. Participants are required to complete monthly reports and provide a receipt of monthly vanpool invoice in order to receive the next month’s reimbursement.

Don't know of any vanpools in your area? Find existing vanpools or start your own with Enterprise Rideshare.

What happens after three months?

If you continue to vanpool at the end of three months, make sure to sign up on Bay State Commute  Bay State Commute. to receive prizes just by logging your trips!

What if I need to get home unexpectedly?

A Better City TMA gives you peace of mind with the Guaranteed Ride Home (GRH) program Guaranteed Ride Home (GRH) program. Get sick? Have a family emergency? Blow a tire on your bike? No problem! Through GRH you receive up to six free cab rides per year.

How do I sign up?

Signing up is easy! Simply log on to your commuter account and visit the “Program Registration” tab on your dashboard. Complete the registration form and you are ready to go!