Transportation Committee

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The Select Board appointed the North Reading Transportation Committee in 2023 to publicize existing transportation resources, assess transportation needs, engage with transportation providers, and recommend best practices.

Committee accomplishments include:

  • Created a Transportation Options brochure in spring 2023
  • Launched North Reading Rides Together, a volunteer driver program in summer 2023
  • In 2024, the Committee is collecting feedback from North Reading households as part of the 2024 Accessibility Survey
  • Secured MassDOT grants to extend pilot transportation services through June 2025, including additional coordinator and driver hours at the senior center, trip planning software, volunteer mileage reimbursement, and backup vendors for days when need exceeds senior center van or volunteer capacity.

Transportation Needs Assessment
The Town of North Reading has identified transportation needs in the following recent work:

2017 Senior Transportation Study

2017 North Suburban Mobility Study

2019 Commuter Shuttle Study

2020 Master Plan

2021 Age Friendly North Reading Assessment 

Please contact Lil Hartman, for more information.