Commute Alternatives
Cliff Shuttle fleet is 100 percent alternatively fueled by biodiesel, made from recycled cooking oil from our cafeterias
Click on the links below to go to our Sustainability Dashboard.

Emory is committed to its role as model of a progressive, sustainable, 'green' campus. Members of the Emory community are encouraged to work together to re-examine their modes of commuting and consider modes that share all or part of the ride with others.

Emory's extensive commute options program includes:
  • Free transit passes for the city’s MARTA transit system to staff enrolled as alternative commuters.

  • The "Cliff" shuttle system, which is one of the largest bus systems in metro Atlanta. Every month, approximately 240,000 faculty, students and staff ride this 100 percent alternatively fueled system, which powers the fleet of shuttles on biodiesel made from recycled cooking oil from Emory's cafeterias and hospitals.

  • Bike Emory, [bike.emory.edu], a bike program in partnership with Fuji Bikes and Bicycle South, which includes a bike rental program [bike.emory.edu/rental] on Emory's main campus and bike share program at Oxford College. Bike Emory also partners with Bicycle South to provide a bike repair unit inside Dobbs University Center (DUC), and offers discounted bikes and accessories for staff and students.

  • Zimride, Georgia's first-ever ridematching service using a social networking website.

  • ZipCar (formerly FlexCar), a car share program on Emory's campus and throughout Atlanta. Emory was FlexCar's first Atlanta customer.

  • Park-n-ride facilities at area shopping malls around the perimeter of Atlanta. This partnership takes vehicles off the roads while at the same time curbing the need to build new parking lots on campus.

  • Extensive system of carpools and vanpools that carry hundreds of commuters to work each day.

Quick Links
Bike Emory

GA Bike Sense Guide

Alternative Transportation

Ridematching Service Using a Social Networking website -- Zimride

Online Ridematch Application - Myridesmart


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