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Transportation Demand Management

Transportation Demand Management (TDM)

Transportation Demand Management (TDM) is the art of influencing travel and commuting behavior for the purpose of reducing demand for single occupancy vehicle use. Often also known as "Alternative Transportation", TDM includes walking, biking, public transit, vanpools, carpools, and telecommuting.



Bicycling is one of the healthiest, fastest, and most cost-effective ways to get around the IU campus. Here we provide information to help you do just that, including bicycle parking, registration, regulations, and resources.



Enjoy the changing scenery and beautiful architecture as you walk to your campus destination. Check here for information including estimated walking times, local walk/run events, IU Safety Escort, and more.

Campus Bus

Public Transit

The Campus Bus Service provides basic transportation on the IUB campus. Learn more about Campus Bus as well as the other city/county bus systems here.

Hoosier Commuter Club

Hoosier Commuter Club

The Hoosier Commuter Club is your chance to join other IUB faculty and staff members who care about the environment and like to save money. By not purchasing a traditional parking permit and by finding an alternative way to meet your commuting needs, you can reduce the number of miles you normally drive, lower your monthly fuel payments, stop contributing to the congestion we face every day on our streets and parking lots, and reduce the amount of air pollution which helps everybody in the community.

Carpool Program


Did you know that you can sign up for our Carpool Program and receive special parking incentives such as reserved parking spaces, One-day permits, and an Emergency Ride Home? The Carpool Program is available to faculty and staff for the cost of a "C" Permit.

CIRTA Commuter Connect Vanpool


If you live in the Indianapolis area and commute to work at IUB, you could be eligible to join a Commuter Connect vanpool and save lots of money. Commuter Connect provides the van and we provide free parking.

Campus Bus


Zimride uses Facebook and Google Map technology to make it easy to share the seats in your car or catch a ride with fellow IU students, staff and faculty.

Campus Bus


Did you come to Campus without a car? No problem. You don't need a car here in Bloomington. You can ride the bus to class or work and for those special occasions, you can borrow a Zipcar for as little as $7.50/hour and that includes insurance and gas. That is a lot cheaper than owning and operating your own car.