Sustainble transporation options help to decrease greenhouse gas emissions, traffic congestion and noise pollution. They improve air quality and, often, the health of commuters who opt to walk or bicycle.  These green options make our campus community a better place to learn and work.  Here are some choices to consider, and resources to consult, when planning your commute or your leisure activities:

  • Buffalo Bike Taxi provides pedal-powered architectural tours of several historic Buffalo neighborhoods.

  • Buffalo CarShare advances environmentally-friendly transportation by providing car sharing in the City of Buffalo.

  • Buffalo Niagara International Airport provides information on airport shuttles, vans and taxis.

  • Buffalo Touring Company gives Segway tours, and also offers bicycle rentals for cycling tours of the area around Buffalo State.

  • The Evergreen initiative coordinates eco-friendly activities at Buffalo State.

  • The Environmental Protection Agency provides this carbon footprint calculator.  You can use it to estimate greenhouse gas emissions in your household, and learn about the benefits of reducing them.

  • GO Bike Buffalo works to create healthy, environmentally sustainable transportation options in Buffalo.

  • Good Going WNY helps travelers to find carpool matches and smart commute options.

  • The Greater Buffalo-Niagara Regional Transportation Council  is focused on establishing a comprehensive, coordinated, and continuing transportation planning process for the metropolitan areas in Erie and Niagara counties.

  • Grow WNY, associated with the Community Foundation of Greater Buffalo and the Western New York Environmental Alliance, is a source of local information about living green.

  • NYS-Ride helps New York State employees save money on public transportation.

  • The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority serves Buffalo Niagara through bus and rail services every day, and works in partnership with Buffalo State to provide the Buffalo State NFTA Student Transit Pass.

  • The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides this calculator of calories burned.  You can use it to compute the number of calories you can burn by biking or walking to campus.