Learn about the many alternative transportation options; save gas, money and carbon!
UCLA's Sustainable Transportation Efforts
Sustainable transportation efforts at UCLA began before the term was coined. UCLA's been greening its transportation since 1984. Learn More >>
Take a Vacation from the Gas Pump!
With gas prices talked about wherever you turn, UCLA Transportation invites you to Try Transit this summer and get on board a new money-saving program. Sign-up between June 15th and July 15th to Try Transit and you get a transit pass at no charge to you, for travel through September 14th. Your parking permit must be turned in during this time, but your parking allocation is retained during this three (3) month period. Learn more >>
Getting to Campus
UCLA Transportation provides many ways to get to campus besides driving by yourself:
- Carpool Matching: Get matched with someone in your area to carpool with! Check out the matching system.
- UCLA Vanpool: Have a long commute to campus? Consider the vanpool program.
- Go Metro Tap Passes: Riding metro has never been easier. The tap passes are easy to use and can save you $100s a year in monthly pass expenses. Check out the FAQ.
- Reduced Bus Rates: Aside from the GoMetro program, student's also get discounts on the Big Blue Bus. Show your Student ID!
- Walk, Bike, or Skate: SoCal has great weather. Walking is good for you! Click here for a Bicycle Pocket Guide!
U-See-LA Without a Car
Check out this handy guide to popular destinations in and around Los Angeles. From shopping and dining locations to museums, culture and entertainment venues, you can get from campus to many locations without ever touching a steering wheel! Download the PDF at the UCLA Transportation page
The UCLA Flyaway Sevice: Non-Stop Bus Service to LAX
Los Angeles World Airports in cooperation with UCLA Transportation provides daily nonstop bus service — one-way and roundtrip — between Westwood and LAX. Go here to learn more
- 1.9 million vehicle trips are saved each year from UCLA's investment in transportation
- UCLA's staff and faculty drive-alone rate reduced from 69% in 1990 to 55% in 2007
- UCLA has exceeded the mandated 1.5 Average Vehicle Ridership target for 5 years
- 38% of UCLA's fleet are alternative fuel vehicles
- 100% CNG bus fleet supports campus mobility
Download File: 2011-UCLA-State-of-the-Commute-Report-d5-00b.pdf
Published: Monday, April 21, 2008