Green Commuting

The Sustainable Sharon Coalition and MassRIDES are here to help you improve your commute and reduce the number of solo drivers on our roads.

MassRIDES is a free program of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) designed to help reduce traffic congestion and improve air quality and mobility.

Improving your commute improves your health, your budget, your well-being and your environment. Pick a day and try something different – even a few days a month can make a big difference.

NuRide is MassRIDES’ online tool that helps you find carpool matches and provides rewards for greener trips – and it’s FREE!

Don’t know who to carpool with? NuRide can help you find people that live and work near you and are interested in sharing the ride. Save on gas, split driving responsibilities and make new friends.

Already taking green trips? Sign up for NuRide and begin logging to accrue points towards great rewards! Do you take commuter rail to work or bike to a friend’s house? These are green trips you should be logging into NuRide!

Check out the Ridematching and Travel Rewards Program.

Consider these alternative ways to commute:

Carpool and cut your commute costs in half.
Use your own foot power to commute to work.
Ride Transit
Hop aboard a bus or a train (or even a boat!) and let someone else do the driving.
MassRIDES’ tool that helps you find carpool matches and provides rewards for greener trips.
Join an existing vanpool group or start your own.
Get in those extra steps by walking instead of driving.
Emergency Ride Home
Don’t worry about being stranded in the event of an emergency.
Drive Smart & Save
Simple tips to help you save money and become more fuel efficient.