Sustainable Transportation Options
Many ways to get where you need to go
Whether you're interested in saving money on parking or are committed to alternative transportation for environmental reasons, there are many ways to commute to and around campus that don't involve traveling alone in a car.
Hoosier Commuter Club
The Hoosier Commuter Club is a special program for IU Bloomington employees who are committed to using alternative forms of transportation and save money, time, and the environment. Members enjoy many benefits exclusive to the program.
Campus and city buses
Campus and city buses are free for all IU employees and students. Campus buses have routes throughout the IU Bloomington campus. Bloomington Transit city buses travel within the city and to and from campus. Rural transit buses offer services to certain areas outside Bloomington.
Ride matching system exclusively for IU students, faculty, and staff. Find rides home for the weekend or during breaks, to other campuses, or away games. Zimride is a free service to any IU student or employee.
Rent a car by the hour or day and park it back in its dedicated parking spot. Zipcars are available at four convenient locations across campus. Drivers age 18 and over from every country are accepted with insurance included.
Biking is one of the best ways to get around campus. IU Bloomington is bike-friendly, with many resources available for cyclists.
Walking is a great transportation option with no need to hunt for a parking space! Most destinations on campus are easily accessible for pedestrians within a 20-minute walk.
Transportation Demand Management
IU Bloomington is committed to promoting alternative forms of transportation, and developed a Transportation Demand Management plan with programs to encourage options such as public transit, carpooling, vanpooling, bicycling, and walking.