Green Transportation

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Reconsidering the ways in which we commute daily can greatly reduce our impact on the environment.  We can also commute with our health in mind, reduce air pollution and get a little exercise in the process.

BicyclingElm City Cycling
Commuting by bike requires no cost for gas, gives you plenty of exercise and keeps you in the fresh and open air. There is a very active bike community in New Haven with three bike repair shops, community bike rides (e.g. Critical Mass is every last Friday of the month starting at the New Haven Green at 5:30 pm) and a city-wide bike advocacy group, Elm City Cycling.

BusesCT Transit Bus
CTTransit runs the bus system in the New Haven area, where buses go throughout the city and  into West Haven, East Haven, North Haven, Hamden, Wallingford, and Waterbury.  Click here for schedules and route maps. There are two bus stops located on campus (Wintergreen Avenue across from the Wintergreen building, and the corner of Wintergreen Avenue and Fitch Street at the covered bus stop).

TrainsMetroNorth Train
Metro-North Railroad is the rail service between New Haven and New York City, stopping at Milford, Stratford, Bridgeport, Norwalk and Stamford.  It also has Waterbury, Danbury and New Canaan lines.  It is a fast and inexpensive way to travel to New York City and/or around Connecticut. Bikes are allowed on the train with a $5 bike pass that can purchased from Metro-North. Shore Line East is the rail service between New Haven and New London, stopping at Branford, Guilford, Madison and Old Saybrook.

Carpooling
Carpooling greatly reduces the consumption of gas and the need for parking on campus. Click here to find a carpool near you!