Starting 9/5, NewMo will only be available to a core group of riders

Ride for less in Newton with NewMo.

Affordable, reliable and convenient on-demand transportation is here in Newton.

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"People need public transit that is efficient, accessible, and sustainable and NewMo helps us bring that vision to life.”

– Ruthanne Fuller, Newton Mayor

Like a shared taxi, but better.

Get on-demand, convenient, and affordable rides within Newton, and to the Needham Heights Commuter Rail.

NewMo is the city-sponsored ride sharing service  dedicated to  a core group of riders, making getting around easier, faster, and more sustainable. When you’re ready to go, book a shared ride straight from your phone and get picked up in a sleek, comfortable vehicle. Commute or get just about anywhere you need without breaking the bank.



$3 for seniors and riders with disabilities.

$1 subsidized rides are available to qualified low-income residents.  Learn more.


Service hours: 

Monday to Friday 7am - 6:30pm.


NewMo Senior Service:

If you are over 60 years of age learn more about the NewMo Senior Service to unlock:

  • Door-to-door service
  • Access certain medical facilities outside of Newton
  • Weekend service from 9am to 12pm
  • Pre-book rides


Easy ways to pay:

Credit or debit card only.



Wheelchair accessible vehicles are available.

How to ride NewMo.

3 easy steps to get on board in no time.

Commute, run errands or get to where you need to go cheaply, reliably and comfortably.
Share the ride and save big.  Efficient routing helps you get there faster, even with a shared ride

1. Create an account.

2. Book a ride.

3. Meet your driver.

Download the NewMo app from your preferred app store and follow the simple signup steps.

Enter your pickup and dropoff address. Choose the ride that works for you by tapping Book This Ride.  

Check out the app to find out exactly where to meet the vehicle. It may be a short walk from where you are, but it makes the journey faster.

*Tap the accessibility icon in your profile to be able to request wheelchair vehicles.

No smartphone?Book a ride by calling 617-655-8019.

Take your first ride today.

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The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities Transportation Network Company Division (the “Division”) is seeking public comments to enhance procedures for reporting by Transportation Network Companies (“TNCs”) of rider and driver complaints, pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws c. 159A1⁄2, § 3 and 220 CMR 274.12(3). River North Transit LLC is a licensed TNC in Massachusetts and River North operates under the Via brand in Salem, Newton, and Worcester. 

By order of the Division, River North provides a copy of the “Notice of Inquiry & Request for Public Comments.

Via’s community guidelines outline our steadfast commitment to providing a great experience for our riders, driver partners, and communities. We take safety and feedback very seriously, and have a dedicated team and a strict process to review each complaint, which includes human-led investigations and case reviews. Additionally, our Zero Tolerance, Anti-Discrimination, Service Animal, and No Weapons policies further reinforce our commitment in this regard.

Please see here for additional information regarding the Division’s Notice Inquiry & Request for Public Comments.

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