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Sign up icon Signing up with New England 511 Create route icon Creating & Saving a Customized Route Creating a Notification for your Route icon Creating a Notification for your Route Creating a Route Notification for Ferries icon Creating Route Notifications for Ferries Creating Advisory Notification icon Creating Advisory Notification Setting Map Preferences icon Setting Map Preferences Saving Map View icon Saving Map View Saving and Editing Cameras icon Saving & Editing Cameras

Signing up with New England 511

  1. Visit New England 511 and select ‘Sign Up’ from the menu options in the top right corner.
  2. Enter your name, email, and create a password. Click ‘Sign Up’ when done.
  3. Verify your account by following the link that was sent to your email.
  4. If you registered with a phone number, you will also receive an SMS (text) with your confirmation code. Please note that this is only to confirm your mobile number for receiving text notifications and that you must first register your account in step 3 before you can verify your phone number. You can verify your phone number here.
Signing up with New England 511

 


Creating & Saving a Customized Route

  1. Sign in to New England 511.
  2. Enter your start and end locations by typing the addresses into the address fields. Alternatively, you may also right click on the map, select a location from the available options, and select whether the location will be the start or end of your trip. Once you have entered the route locations, click ‘Drive’.
  3. Review the routes generated and select the one that suits you best. If none of the routes provided are satisfactory, you can select the route on the map and drag it accordingly.
  4. When done, enter a name for your route and click ‘Save’. You will be presented with the option to create a notification for the route you just created.
Creating and saving Route

 


Creating a Notification for your Route

  1. Sign in to New England 511.
  2. In the Manage My Routes table, find the route that you previously saved that you would like to create a notification for and click ‘Create Route Notification’.
  3. You will be redirected to the route notification creation page. Enter the required information for your route, select a delivery option (email or SMS), and click ‘Save’.
  4. You will now be notified of any future events that affect your route.
Creating a Notification for your Route

 


Creating a route notification for ferry

  1. Sign in to New England 511.
  2. Click on "Create Route On Map" which will take you to the map page.
    1. On the Route Planner (My Routes), input the starting point (A) and destination (B) of your ferry. For example, A: North Haven, ME, and B: Rockland, ME.
    Create route with (A) and (B) destinations
    1. Once the route is generated, fill in the name of your ferry route and click the 'Save' button.
    Generate the route
    1. A prompt will come up to give you the option to create notifications. Click 'Create Route Notification' to go to the Manage Route Notifications form. Update the options and click 'Save' at the bottom of the form.
    Route Notification page
  3. Create the same route in the opposite direction.
    1. Go back to the map by clicking on 'View/Edit' on the ferry route you've created.
    Edit/View page
    1. Note down the starting (A) and destination (B) names. Click on 'Reset'.
    Reset (A) and (B) destinations
    1. Fill in the previous destination name to the starting point input field and the previous starting point name to the destination input field. For example, A: Rockland, ME, and B: North Haven, ME. Click enter on keyboard or click 'Drive' to generate the route.
    Create route with (B) and (A) destinations
    1. Fill in the name and click 'Save'.
    Save Route
    1. A prompt will come up to give you the option to create notifications. Click 'Create Route Notification' to go to the Manage Route Notifications form. Update the options and click 'Save' at the bottom of the form.
    Route notification page

 


Creating Advisory Notification

  1. Sign in to New England 511.
  2. In the 'My Routes & Notifications' page, select ‘My Advisory Notification’.
  3. Fill the required fields and click ‘Subscribe to Emergency Advisory’.
Creating Advisory Notification

 


Setting Map Preferences

  1. Sign in to New England 511.
  2. Simply select the information you would like displayed by default on the map.
  3. Click ‘Save’ when done.
Map Preference

 


Saving Map View

 

By clicking on the Save icon'Save' icon at the top of the map, you can save your current map view. You can return to this view at anytime by clicking on the Location Icon'location' icon.
Saving Map View

 


Saving & Editing Cameras

  1. Sign in to New England 511.
  2. Select the cameras checkbox in the map legend.
  3. Select a camera by clicking the camera icon and click ‘My Cameras’ button. Select the camera view you want the camera to be added to. Create a custom camera view by clicking 'New Camera View'
  4. To view and edit your saved cameras, go to My Cameras.
  5. In Manage My Cameras page, click on the 'Manage Camera Views' to add, modify or delete a camera view.
  6. To enter a custom nickname for your saved camera, simply type your desired nickname into the camera nickname field.
Saving and Editing Cameras

Manage My Camera page

Manage My Camera