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Parking and Transportation Services at CSULB makes sustainability a driving force behind campus transportation programs. In close partnership with the campus Sustainability Task Force and the South Coast Air Quality Management District and in full support of the Climate Action Plan, the department works to mitigate traffic congestion and vehicle related greenhouse gas emissions through programs such as:


The UPASS TAP card program provides free bus rides on Long Beach Transit buses for qualified students, faculty and staff and reduces commutes to campus. 

Get your TAP card.


The League of American Bicyclists has designated the university as a bicycle friendly business. With 65 bike racks, 3 repair stations, Traffic Skills 101 and monthly bike clinics, commuters can leave their cars at home and bike to campus. Learn more.

Bike rack locations


Our shuttles run on compressed natural gas which produce 30% less emissions than traditional gasoline fueled vehicles. Learn more.

Arrival times


Campus commuters can share the cost of gas and a parking permit with a fellow carpooler(s) and take advantage of conveniently located carpool parking spaces throughout campus. Find a carpool partner via Zimride, a private ridesharing network. Learn more.

Carpool permit application

Join a carpool


Students, faculty and staff can reserve a campus Zipcar vehicle by the hour or by the day. Each reservation includes gas, insurance and up to 180 miles. Learn more or join.



Electric car on campus at charging station

The campus currently has a total of four EV chargers: two on the ground level of parking structure 2, and two on the ground level of parking structure 1.

By offering services that support cleaner transportation choices, Parking and Transportation Services, along with the campus community, reduces the university’s carbon footprint and takes purposeful steps toward a greener campus and world. Learn more.