Bus + Boat Subsidy program

If you are someone who currently drives alone to work and is looking for another option, consider a bus or ferry! Register for the Allston-Brighton TMA Bus and Ferry Program and we’ll reimburse you up to $150 for the cost of your monthly pass over the course of three months when you switch from driving alone. 

Who is eligible?

Any employee or tenant of an Allston-Brighton TMA member company member company currently driving alone at least three days a week 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 to complete registration.

How does the program work?

Participants receive a reimbursement from Allston-Brighton TMA of up to $50 for their monthly fare pass each month they are enrolled in the program. Participants are required to complete a monthly report and provide a receipt of purchase in order to receive the next month's reimbursement. 

What happens after three months?

If you continue to use a bus, ferry or private coach 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?

Allston-Brighton 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 choose "sign up for more programs"" on your dashboard. Complete the registration form and you are ready to go!