Commuter Resources

Get Rewards for Greener Trips

Get rewards with CTrides when you walk, bike, telecommute, carpool, take the train, subway, or bus, or work a compressed week.

It's free and easy to do.

Get FREE Rewards

Parking for Commuters

Connecticut maintains hundreds of Park & Ride lots conveniently located throughout the state. These are FREE to use for daily parking for trips to and from work. Catch a bus, connect with a carpool or vanpool at a commuter lot and give yourself an easier commute!

Need a Parking Permit?

West Haven, Bridgeport, Fairfield Metro train station parking only.

Emergency Ride Home

The CTrides Emergency Ride Home (ERH) program is a "safety-net" for employees who regularly use an alternative commute to work. If an unexpected emergency arises, the ERH program will reimburse commuters who meet the guidelines below for their trip up to four (4) times a year.

Call: 1-877-CTrides (1-877-287-4337) or visit for more information

Free Trial Ride

CTrides offers free rides to give commuters a chance to try and experience the convenience of bus and vanpool travel.

The 10-trip bus pass or vanpool (where available) is for first time commuters. Rides must be used for getting to work only. Manager employment confirmation required.

Call: 1-877-CTrides (1-877-287-4337)

Plan Your Commute

If you can’t find an answer to your commuter question or need information, trip planning assistance, or a free trial ride, call us:
1-877-CTrides (1-877-287-4337)

Commuter Cost Calculator

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